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E-commerce

Is Dropshipping a good fit for your business?

Whether you’re a hustling e-commerce entrepreneur that’s just starting out, or you’re a bustling business that’s consistently turning over six figures, you’re always looking for the next avenue in your e-commerce strategy.

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Company news

Airwallex hires tech veteran and venture capitalist as new EMEA General Manager, joining global management bench

London-based tech veteran Jed Rose starts a new role as Airwallex’s General Manager for EMEA to lead the company’s UK and Europe team and drive significant growth across these regions.

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Customer stories

E-commerce

How Matter is revolutionising the traditional agency model

How Matter Design & Digital is modernising digital retail with an end-to-end solution and a value-based partnership model to win and retain clients.

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E-commerce

Key performance indicators for emerging e-commerce businesses

Learn what KPIs actually are, why they’re important for your business, and see some examples of KPIs that e-commerce businesses should be aiming towards.

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E-commerce

Business tips

Top stock control methods to master inventory management

For e-commerce businesses, your success relies on how efficiently you manage your incoming and outgoing stock. Learn how you can master your inventory management for maximum cash flow.

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Customer stories

Clipchamp: how an attempted supercomputer became a global content creator

Clipchamp's online video editing platform has rapidly gained a global following, with 11 million users across the US, Brazil, India and others. Discover how Brisbane's leading technology company is taking their digital platform global beyond the Western markets.

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Company news

Airwallex’s extended Series D fundraising brings total round to US$200M

Airwallex today announced that the company has closed its extended Series D fundraising with an additional US$40M from new and existing investors. Click here to read the full announcement.

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Customer stories

Hawkeye Vintage: how a Melbourne pop-up shop became a global fashion mainstay

Hawkeye Vintage, a luxe fashion leader, had their full year of pop-up stores cancelled by the pandemic. Find out how the team fast-tracked their global reach by pivoting to Instagram live sales.

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E-commerce

Guides

Break-even analysis: The #1 reason most eCommerce businesses fail to scale

A break-even analysis is a tool that business owners can use to determine at what point their business will break even, and start to become profitable. Download your free break-even analysis tool inside this article.

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Company news

Airwallex debuts card payment acceptance in the UK and Europe to support surging ecommerce growth

Global fintech leader Airwallex has launched its card payment acceptance solution in the United Kingdom and Europe allowing merchants to accept card payments around the world seamlessly and securely.

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Customer stories

The Sheet Society gears up for global growth

With a 4x increase in sales in 2020, find out how the team of dreamers are gearing up for a US and UK launch with Airwallex.

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Customer stories

Crockd, how an Aussie side hustle accelerated into a global brand

With a mission to create a world of limitless potential through fearless creativity, Airwallex has enabled Crockd to scale from zero to 7 figures within 6 months.

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Company news

Airwallex launches major B2B rewards program in Australia

Airwallex Rewards will provide Australian SMBs exclusive access to A$20,000 worth of discounts and offers from world-leading business software platforms. Click here to read the official announcement.

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Finance

Six easy strategies for protecting your online store from fraud

As more and more businesses pivot to online sales, the corresponding rise in online fraud is inevitable. Here are six easy strategies you can put in place that help protect your business and your clients against online fraud.

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Finance

How to put your business expense management on autopilot

Here are some quick tips that you can incorporate into your workflow this week to help you automate and streamline the time-heavy processes you deal with in your daily expense management. 

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E-commerce

How to find the right supplier or manufacturer in China

One of the most important steps when setting up your e-commerce business is finding the right supplier. And with the sheer size and volume of manufacturing plants in China, it makes sense that this would be one of your first avenues.

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Business tips

Finance

Actionable tips to manage your accounts payable process in 2020

Improve the management of your accounts payable process with these actionable tips that you can implement now and over the course of the year.

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Finance

Business tips

What’s the difference between a virtual credit card and a virtual debit card?

Virtual credit and debit cards are quickly becoming the preferred option for modern businesses all across Australia. Let’s take a look at what each of these products actually are, the difference between these two types of cards, and how each one can benefit your business.

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Company news

Growing Airwallex's leadership team to continue expansion in the UK & Europe

Airwallex is pleased to announce the hiring of its new SVP Sales of Europe, Nigel Thacker, to drive the company's expansion in Europe and the UK. 

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Finance

Business tips

How to choose the right virtual debit card for your business

Virtual debit cards are changing how businesses do banking, so it’s important to find the one that’s best suited to your business’ needs. Here’s what you should look for, and how to choose the right virtual debit card for your business.

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Finance

Business tips

How to open a US Stripe account from Australia

Normally, Australian Stripe accounts will only allow you to withdraw funds in AUD, regardless of what currency the account collects in. Follow these steps to open a US Stripe account from Australia and withdraw in USD.

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Business tips

The ultimate guide to managing your business’s software stack

Keeping track of all your software subscriptions can prove to be a mountainous task, particularly when coordinating across multiple teams, processes and cards. We’ve pooled our best tips for managing an ever-growing list of software subscriptions. 

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Business tips

5 tips for effectively managing distributed teams you probably haven’t thought about

As more and more businesses are harnessing the advantage of distributed teams, it seems like the right time to take a step back and evaluate your progress. Here are our top tips for managing your distributed teams more effectively that you may not have thought about.

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E-commerce

How to sell your products on Amazon in Australia

If you’re looking at expanding your business’ sales reach, here’s how to get set up and start selling on Amazon Australia.

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Finance

Business tips

How to open a business bank account in Australia

Setting up your business is the start of an exciting journey. And one of the first major things you’ll need to do is open a bank account. Here’s what you need to know to successfully open a business bank account in Australia.

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Business tips

What is a business continuity plan and why is it important?

Business continuity is your business’ ability to continue functioning as ‘normally’ as possible during and after a crisis. Essentially, it’s your ability to plan for and effectively manage disruption to business as usual.

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Business tips

How to get an EIN from outside the United States

Before you can sell anything within the US, you’ll need to know about your EIN. Follow our simple guide on how to create one from outside the US.

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Business tips

When is the best time to use a virtual payment card?

As the world has shifted online, so have payment methods. One of the most innovative developments in recent years has been the rise of virtual payment cards. In this article, we look at how this exciting tech works, and what it means for your business.

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Finance

Business tips

Supercharging Your PayPal Business Account: how to minimise your FX cost

By connecting an Airwallex Global Account to your PayPal account, you can avoid certain charges and bring your total fee down by over 50%, in-turn supercharging your PayPal business account into a profit-generating machine.

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E-commerce

The ultimate Guide to ePacket shipping

In this article, we explore what ePacket shipping is, how it works, and its benefits for e-commerce businesses like yours.

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Finance

How to create a retained earnings statement

In this article, we discuss retained earnings, why they matter, and how to prepare a statement of retained earnings using a retained earning formula.

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Finance

CHAPS vs. BACS payments: What’s the difference?

When making high-volume or high-value transfers through your bank, there are two main payment networks you’ll be using: CHAPS vs BACS. So let’s look at the difference between BACS and CHAPS, and what this means for your business.

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Company news

Airwallex helps merchants expand into Asian marketplace with new WeChat Pay solution

Airwallex’s new offering provides merchants access to over 800 million Chinese consumers on WeChat Pay, one of the world’s largest and most active communities of shoppers.

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Business tips

What are liquid assets and why are they important?

As a business, your money is typically held in your assets. So, to determine your business’ liquidity there are two types of assets to look at, liquid vs non-liquid assets. Liquidity is your business’ ability to convert your assets into cash.

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Business tips

Constant product innovation is critical to finding market fit

Attaining product-market fit is one thing, sustaining it is a completely different matter. Product-market fit is not a milestone to reach or a goal to tick off; rather, it is a continuous cycle of growth.

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Business tips

Understanding the interbank exchange rate

Understanding what the interbank exchange rate is, and how this impacts your FX rate, ensures you’re prepared when it comes to foreign currency exchange.

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Business tips

What do I need to open a business bank account in the UK?

When opening a business bank account in the UK, the process itself is reasonably straightforward, and there are a number of key documents and pieces of information you need to provide. Follow our guide to getting started.

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Finance

How do I get the best foreign exchange rate?

For businesses, getting a good foreign exchange rate can make a huge difference in your bottom line. Here’s how we recommend you go about getting the best FX rate.

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Business tips

How to shift your products online in 8 easy steps

Shifting your products online not only provides an extra avenue to make sales but also helps your business maintain flexibility during crises. And it doesn’t have to be hard. Here’s how to shift your products online in 8 easy steps.

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Business tips

What to look for in an international money transfer provider

We’ve created a quick guide to help you when searching for a new money transfer provider. This should help you review and compare the different international money transfer providers available on the market, and get you thinking about which is best suited to your needs.

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Business tips

How to invoice EU customers as a UK Business

We compiled this step-by-step guide that enables you to easily and successfully invoice your EU customers as a UK business.

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Finance

Funding options available to businesses now

Starting and growing a business is a challenge in any economy, but in a global lockdown, ensuring cash flow is even harder than usual. Money, as always, does make the world go around, especially for businesses looking to scale.

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Business tips

How a document-first approach can eliminate the flood of virtual meetings

To overcome the challenge of ‘too many virtual meetings’, we need to carefully consider how we can continue with a goal of inclusion and at the same time be mindful of everyone's workload. Here's how a document-first approach can eliminate the flood of virtual meetings

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Business tips

Unprecedented Government Stimulus for Australian Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Our friends at Melbourne-based entrepreneurial advisory firm BlueRock have pulled together this guide to the COVID-19 stimulus package. It takes you through the main areas of government support and what you can do to get some much-needed relief for your business.

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Company news

Airwallex bolsters leadership team with global brand veteran

Global fintech leader Airwallex today announced that Susan Ho has joined its team as SVP Brand, Communications and Partnerships to drive the group’s efforts to build a world-class brand and reputation..

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Business tips

Three ways to improve how your business manages importing and exporting remotely

With the onset of COVID-19, remote work has been thrust into the limelight this year with many companies asking their employees to work from home due to social distancing measures...

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Business tips

Finance

How to avoid paying foreign transaction fees

For any business, setting a budget is crucial to account for the money coming in but also the expenses to be paid out. Regular expenses can include anything from operational purchases, capital purchases, bills, and staff wages, but not all expenses can be predicted ahead of time.

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Company news

Airwallex’s Series D round — what it means for our partners

An exciting day for the Airwallex team - we’ve just announced our US$160M series D fundraising round, our largest to date and with participation from exciting new investors ANZi Ventures and Salesforce Ventures.

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Company news

Airwallex Closes US$160M in Record Fundraising Round

Global fintech leader Airwallex today announced that it has closed its Series D fundraising round at US$160M, marking its biggest raise to date. The round includes majority participation from a group of new top-tier global strategic investors..

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Business tips

How to adapt your business during this time of crisis

By now, all of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in one way or another. It has brought a global economic shutdown, and with it, a great number of businesses, especially small businesses, are struggling.

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Business tips

Finance

What you need to know about importing goods into Australia

This guide is designed to make you aware of the risks, regulations, challenges, and costs involved with importing into Australia, and how you can successfully navigate these and begin expanding your onshore business offering...

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Business tips

6 pieces of advice for building a healthy business culture

When you think of a successful business, what do you picture? More than just profits and global reach, a successful business can be defined by its culture—good or bad. But building a healthy business culture doesn’t just happen. It has to be nurtured...

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Business tips

The Remote Work Revolution In Australia: Can your business reap the benefits?

The way we do business is evolving. We’re no longer tied to rigid rules of defined offices, permanent desks, or the 9-to-5, 5-day workweek. The technological transformation for businesses has brought about one key change in office culture: remote working jobs...

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Business tips

How to improve cashflow management for your business

A well-planned cashflow can make the difference between a business that just survives, and a business that thrives...

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Finance

What is the SWIFT Payment Network?

These days it feels like money can be sent internationally in the blink of an eye. However, the majority of these international transfers are carried out between banks, via the SWIFT network...

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Finance

Business tips

Managing foreign exchange risk in times of high volatility

Any currency can experience periods of high volatility. The current COVID-19 situation is introducing levels of volatility in foreign currency markets not seen since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis...

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Business tips

The ultimate guide to paying overseas suppliers

In today’s hyperconnected world, it’s easy to find, secure, and do business with international merchants and suppliers. Business is practically instant, and Google Translate can facilitate your communication...

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E-commerce

How to sell on Amazon US from Australia

Amazon is growing exponentially, and there are still physical limitations around selling from country to country. As an Australian business, you might be wondering how to sell on Amazon US from Australia...

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Business tips

Lessons Learnt: How Airwallex China worked through COVID-19

These are strange times we live in. The global COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new reality for all of us, with businesses reeling most from the impact and introducing significant changes...

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Business tips

The benefits of virtual payment cards

Virtual payment cards are gaining more traction these days, and they have some rather positive implications for how you do business.

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