About Anna Tolmach

Anna is a supply chain guru passionate about making e-commerce businesses run more efficiently. At Flow, she’s channeling that passion towards helping brands and retailers grow in international markets. She helps Flow’s customers tackle all of the complexities involved in scaling their cross border business and going to market internationally.

Which Global Markets Will Buy Your Goods?

2019-01-04T14:37:01-03:00October 26th, 2018|Best Practices|

Your international business expansion plan depends on what you sell and where. To succeed at cross border e-commerce, brands and retailers need to identify which global markets are interested in their goods and services. There are distinct differences in cross-border e-commerce demand by country - and as we’ve covered before, some products are even banned or restricted in certain countries. In [...]

Five Signs You’re Ready for International Expansion

2019-04-19T17:36:10-03:00October 16th, 2018|Best Practices, Order Fulfullment, Shipping|

Becoming an international business is an impressive accomplishment, but not every brand or retailer is ready for the challenge. Before opening your online shop to overseas markets, there are many considerations to ensure your preparedness. For example, there’s the question of timing. Enter a market too quickly and your could find that your e-commerce business lacks the ability to scale properly, [...]

Eight Hot Markets for Cross Border E-commerce

2019-04-19T17:33:52-03:00October 11th, 2018|Best Practices|

Becoming an international business is an appealing prospect for e-commerce brands and retailers. Expanding into new markets with your online store translates into additional revenue and a chance to build a truly global brand. But deciding which markets to enter can be challenging. Some regions are friendlier to cross border e-commerce than others. It’s important to know the pros and cons [...]

How to Sell to Customers in Canada: Get the Free eBook

2018-11-13T18:43:44-03:00July 16th, 2018|Best Practices|

At Flow, we want to make it as easy as possible for retailers and brands to engage in cross border e-commerce. Each installment of this “How to” series will focus on a different country and will provide the resources and knowledge needed to successfully launch e-commerce in that market. The focus of this first post is the United States’ northern neighbor: [...]

How to Make Your European Ecommerce Business GDPR Compliant

2018-10-08T11:34:15-03:00June 1st, 2018|Compliance|

May 25th, 2018 marked the day the European Union’s newest data privacy law — the General Data Protection Regulation — went into effect. GDPR sets a new bar for privacy as the most comprehensive law in the world. Every company that collects and handles European customers’ personal data will be impacted. Retailers and brands planning to sell to European customers (in [...]