Every country has its own social habits and rules. Therefore, when doing business in a foreign country, you should be aware of the DOs and DON’Ts of that particular nation. Our full reports provide a number of tips and tricks. Below, a few general tips and tricks with regard to Estonia are given.
- Hand out business cards as they are a must in business dealings. Although many Estonians have a working knowledge of English, it is considered polite to print the cards in Estonian and use the language if possible;
- It is normal if it takes several moments before your Estonian colleague responds. Listening and allowing your colleague to speak is important when communicating with Estonians.
This is all revealed by the latest report on B2C e-commerce in Northern Europe by Ecommerce Europe. Ecommerce Europe is the European umbrella organization for online retailers. Figures in Ecommerce Europe reports are based on the Global Online Measurement Standard for B2C E-commerce (GOMSEC). Ecommerce Europe also published comprehensive Regional Reports on B2C E-commerce in Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe and Western Europe. All the reports are powered by GfK, GlobalCollect, Informatica, RichRelevance and Salesupply.
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Would you like to find out more about e-commerce in Northern Europe? The free light versions of our Regional Reports can be downloaded via www.ecommerce-europe.eu and the abstract of the Northern European B2C E-commerce report, for instance, can be downloaded here.
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