American web seller opens gate to UK sales


An ecommerce company that professes to be the largest online restaurant equipment supplier in North America is making a beeline for overseas markets such as the UK by revealing it will now offer international shipping.

The WEBstaurant Store said its new set-up means that customers can place “small orders” to the UK as well several other key European markets including Germany, France, Ireland, Italy and Spain.

It will also despatch shipments to Australia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica in future. Orders will ship overseas via DHL Express, it said.

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The WEBstaurant Store’s homepage currently advertises kit from the likes of Amana, Bunn, Hobart, KitchenAid and True, but the company claims to have access to more than 50,000 products and supplies.

The move into international shipping is part of a wider strategy to expand the range and speed of its distribution. It recently invested £2m into a distribution centre in Madisonville, Kentucky, which is set to employ up to 100 people in the next few years. has been providing US and Canadian customers with professional foodservice equipment since 2004. It says it is committed to low prices, superior service, and constant innovation.

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