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Topic # 151072 13-Aug-2014 11:49
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Newegg today announced that its award-winning e-commerce website is now available to online shoppers in India, Ireland, Singapore, New Zealand, Poland and the Netherlands. Serving these new countries—first revealed at Computex in Taipei this year—is the latest step in Newegg’s ongoing global expansion efforts and extends Newegg’s availability beyond the U.S., Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Starting today, customers from these countries can visit Newegg.com and purchase a wide selection of products. As with Newegg’s recent expansion into the United Kingdom and Australia, the new international stores will have a limited selection of products to start, but availability will continue to grow and improve in the coming months. Customers from these regions are encouraged to shop and provide feedback, which will help shape the continued improvement of Newegg’s global presence.

“We’re excited to continue bringing the Newegg service, products and deals to a wider, more global audience,” said Soren Mills, Chief Marketing Officer of Newegg North America. “We’re committed to growing Newegg in these regions so people from all around the world can experience the stellar shopping experience our North American customers currently enjoy.”

Newegg also added multilingual customer service that promises to greatly reduce any language barriers involved in a transaction. This support is available 24/7, serving customers for whom English is not their native language. The feature allows a customer to chat in their native language, which is translated instantly for Newegg’s customer service representatives. Responses composed in English are then translated into the customer’s language. The service offers Polish and Dutch language options, with more language support to come as Newegg increases its global presence.

When visiting the Newegg homepage, customers in the Netherlands, Ireland, Singapore, India, New Zealand and Poland can select their country and currency from drop-down menus on Newegg.com. Clicking the ‘Newegg Global’ banner in the top left navigation menu shows the products available in the specified region.

Alternatively, international customers shopping a product sub-category—such as Desktop PCs under the PCs & Laptops category—can select the ‘Newegg Global Eligible’ filter to view only those products that ship internationally. Eligible items added to the Shopping Cart display estimated tax, duty and shipping charges before the customer enters billing information and completes their order.


This is not local operations, but more like Amazon - they just started shipping to New Zealand and showing prices in New Zealand dollars. I've asked about GST but I suspect like Amazon they just ship products here, buyers are responsible for any fees/tax.

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  Reply # 1107575 13-Aug-2014 12:43
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I just did a comparison with Mobile phones on the US and NZ store.  The NZ store just has accessories  and no phones so i suspect that the product range will be small that we can buy..




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  Reply # 1107587 13-Aug-2014 13:12
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Just priced up some components I was looking at to upgrade my computer (CPU, Mobo, RAM) and prices look quite sharp... Haven't taken a look at shipping cost and delays, though...

Edit: Ouch, just got slapped with $70 shipping and $125 for Tax & Duty.... Not so sharp anymore...

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1107589 13-Aug-2014 13:15
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If the savings are good, delays aren't important. I did check shipping price for a small item and it seemed pretty reasonable.





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  Reply # 1107612 13-Aug-2014 13:17
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Time to spend the bitcoins

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  Reply # 1107613 13-Aug-2014 13:18
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I just signed up. But I'm guessing their promotional mails will not be NZ store specific and will be next to useless. NZ store specific promotional mail would be great.



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  Reply # 1107615 13-Aug-2014 13:19
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Obviously if you find the items with comparable price on Amazon I'd still appreciate you using our Amazon aff link to order though...




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  Reply # 1107618 13-Aug-2014 13:26
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it seems not all items are available to ship over seas, very interested in this "Tax and Duty" thing is Newegg "paying" that or just charging it and keeping it :P




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  Reply # 1107673 13-Aug-2014 14:25
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  Reply # 1107779 13-Aug-2014 16:55
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pricespye is in trouble :)

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  Reply # 1107781 13-Aug-2014 16:57
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likely this will be handy for the odd hard to get stuff here, which newegg list.. but for everything else, ild much rather stick to the local stores.




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  Reply # 1107782 13-Aug-2014 17:00
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I once tried to buy something from New Egg and they were very hot on not allowing my NZ card to process an order for YouShop.  Maybe for their non-NZ store that might also be relaxed now?

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  Reply # 1107866 13-Aug-2014 18:04
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what i want to know is why am i forced to have tax/duty included in my order?

especially if its under the $400 threshold for NZ



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http://www.newegg.com/global/nz/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226421&cm_re=mushkin_16gb-_-20-226-421-_-Product

that one it works out about $50 cheaper than buying from NZ but then with the tax on the top its no cheaper than getting it from here. but i shouldnt have to pay the $50 tax as its less than the import tax threshold

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