IMRG partner with many companies in order to provide leading intelligence and solutions for our members and the online retail industry. A selection of these companies are provided below.
EMOTA, the European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association, represents at present 17 e-commerce/ distance selling trade associations in 16 countries. As a non-profit organisation, EMOTA's primary objective is to represent at European level distance sellers of goods and services both on- and offline. EMOTA engages with the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament and all other stakeholders based on its insightful knowledge of market realities, with the aim to promote the sector, to accompany its phenomenal growth, to facilitate distance selling in Europe through all its channels of distribution, to encourage the secure and competitive delivery of products and services to European consumers and to increase consumer confidence and trust in e-business and distance selling activities.
Trusted Shops provides the leading online trustmark through certification, buyer protection and seller rating. Over 10,000 retailers in Europe trust the comprehensive Trusted Shops package. With the Trusted Shops Trustmark, online retailers can show that their shop adheres to consumer rights. Furthermore, Trusted Shops financially insures customers' purchases with the buyer protection guarantee. That increases customer confidence in the shop and their willingness to buy. That means more trust and more turnover for the retailer.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), is the government department that helps companies win exports, expand into new markets and invest successfully into the UK. UKTI combines the expertise of professional trade and industry advisers in the UK alongside a global network of experts based in British diplomatic offices overseas, giving you access to a well-connected presence on the ground. Our practical help and advice not only informs, it inspires. When you’re working at the sharp edge of international trade the going can get tough. Our colleagues, both at home and abroad, are just the people you need at critical times.
For more information, call us on +44 (0)20 7215 8000 or visit www.ukti.gov.uk
VisitBritain Shop is part of the national tourist board and sells ancillary tourism products. It provides visitors with an opportunity to purchase their travel essentials before they leave their country of origin – from tickets for travel, popular attractions to sightseeing tours across Britain.There is 12 shops in 7 languages, with 9 different currencies and 7 payment methods. This enables visitors to purchase in the comfort of their own home, language and currency, whilst avoiding any long queues during their trip. It receives visitors from nearly 200 countries.We also manage all third party B2B offline sales on behalf of Transport for London for their international product offering