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What is it?

This list features key steps to follow and consider to successfully launch an online store. It breaks down your online store’s business plan, from securing the right technology and partnerships to mobilizing staff to market and manage online sales.

This tool will help you

  • Understand how to launch an online store

    Follow the key steps to creating an efficient online store and increasing your sales.

  • Consider all important factors

    Make sure to consider relevant technological, logistical and legal details.

  • Find practical resources

    Find resources to create and promote your online store.






Marketing, sales and export

Who is it for?


Find out how to get into e-commerce to boost your sales.

Marketing managers

Plan for the creation and launch of an effective online store.

Operations managers

Prepare the business for the potential impact of e-commerce on operations.

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