Online business is still booming in the Commonwealth. We’ve discussed how one Kentucky clothing company has utilized their website to ship hats worldwide.
While utilizing the UPS Worldport in Louisville, companies can reach 80% of the world’s population in less than 48 hours. Leveraging these types of assets can help eCommerce companies in Kentucky quickly scale up to meet growing online customer demand internationally and domestically. The Department of Commerce reported in May that the estimate of U.S. retail eCommerce sales for the first quarter of 2019, adjusted for seasonal variation, but not for price changes, was $137.7 billion, an increase of 3.6% (±0.7%) from the fourth quarter of 2018.
After identifying this business trend and need for more efficient online selling platforms, the World Trade Center Kentucky and UPS have partnered to create the 2019 eCommerce Conference in Louisville, KY on Sept. 10 at the Olmsted.
Learn more about eCommerce Conference 2019 www.ecommercewtcky.com.