Scaling Internationally on Shopify Plus

Expanding into new markets isn't just a priority for successful brands. Today, it's a necessity.

Join us as we cover all you need to know for making a success of international expansion.

  • 22nd June 2021 / 11am BST

Meet the panelists

For this webinar, we've pinned down some of the best minds in global e‑commerce to give you an inside look on how's best to go cross‑border.

Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson

Tim's the Commercial Director of We Make Websites, the Shopify Plus agency for international brands.

Prior to this, Tim spent 10 yrs across analyst and consultancy roles, including positions at Citigroup and Goldman Sachs.

Tim also hosts popular e‑commerce podcast, Your Basket is Empty.

Diego Fria

Diego Fria

Diego's the E‑Commerce Director at luxury fashion house, Totême, creating overall digital strategy and product vision.

Undergoing rapid change to fuel a hyper-growth phase, Totême recently migrated to Plus and launched a Tmall store in China.

Diego's passionate about creating value for their community and leveraging the right tech.

Louisa Williams

Louisa Williams

Louisa Williams has worked in e‑commerce for over 8 years, is based out of the UK, and is now a Senior Merchant Success Manager at Shopify.

Louisa works with some of the fastest‑growing EMEA brands out there, including the likes of Ooni, Pangaia, Huel, Lounge and Gymshark.


Luke Hodgson

Luke Hodgson

Luke is the Co‑Founder and MD of both High Cohesion, an e‑commerce automation platform, and Ecommerce Thinking, a company helping digital leaders scale.

Luke's also a board advisor to rapid‑growth brands, supporting the likes of Pure Electric, Freddie's Flowers, Gymshark (and more), through scalable systems' architecture.

Rachel Bowditch

Rachel Bowditch

Rachel’s an international scale-up nerd and business architect who specializes in helping e-commerce brands build strong foundations & reduce operational risk.

Rachel’s also part of a UK-based deal advisory team working on a unique approach to accelerate and optimise the e-commerce M&A process.

Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers

Paul is an experienced E‑commerce Consultant and the MD of Vervaunt, an e‑commerce consultancy and performance marketing agency based in London.

Paul and Vervaunt have worked with a wide range of high-growth brands, including: Totême, Pangaia, LUSH, The Frankie Shop, NIO Cocktails, Current Body, and more.

On the agenda...

All the burning questions on how to scale internationally — and more.

  • Why branch into new markets?

  • When's best to go international?

  • How much of a strategy do you need?

  • Why is Shopify a good option?

  • What other technology should you consider?

  • Who can you turn to for help?

  • Any long-term considerations?

  • Can you "make it" internationally without the USA or China?

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