Driving innovation, embracing new tech platforms and speedier fulfilment are some of the characteristics defining international success, a new 30-retailer benchmarking report finds.

This year’s International Retail Index 2019, produced by Loqate in partnership with Retail Week and Edge by Ascential, reveals how 30 retailers are cracking global trade and why Amazon, Ikea, H&M, Asos and Boohoo are leading the pack.

Focusing on key markets for international expansion – the UK, US, Benelux, the DACH region and the Nordics – the list contains 15 global players based on worldwide sales, as well as large retailers in key sectors such as beauty and electronics, and a curated list of smaller operators with promising business models.

International Retail Index 2019

Download International Retail Index 2019 today to discover:

  • The international strategies behind the 30 profiled businesses
  • A benchmarking report on each retailer’s international capabilities
  • Why Amazon leads the pack, but Boohoo is rising fast
  • How global players Alibaba and Wildberries are innovating