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Making Your Home Business a Success

Ditching the corporate career path in favor of starting your own home business can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. Being your own boss is a double-edged sword that offers both more freedoms and more responsibilities. You’re in charge of all business operations, from customer outreach to order fulfillment. In order to ensure that your home business becomes a success, there...

Britain’s Nation of Online Shopkeepers

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over for this year. It seems the focus of shoppers at this time is not on bricks and mortar shops but online. Whilst the larger stores geared up for the shopping weekend, the spotlight on online buying during this period should also have benefited the smaller online e-stores. With the rise of multinational owned stores, Britain’s affectionate nickname...

Do your deliveries meet your customers’ expectations?

Prompt, free and at a place and time of their choosing, are essential delivery requirements for many online customers. Only a handful of top retailers are meeting all these demands according to a recent report. However recent innovations by market leaders indicate how important the need to meet customers’ expectations on delivery is. Market leaders, Amazon have recognised the importance of meeting customers’ delivery...

Christmas is coming…Snippets from the eCommerce world

Black Friday and Cyber Monday in November and the run up to Christmas after that, signify the most extensive shopping period of the year. Here’s a quick roundup of the issues and trends likely to affect and prevail this year. Can the couriers meet the demand? After last year’s delivery problems, the unprecedented sales on Black Friday and Cyber money and the shopping period up...

The changing face of parcel delivery in the UK

Sending and collecting a parcel in the UK has undergone a significant metamorphosis, in recent years. Most couriers are ensuring they capture the mobile market by updating their websites to a responsive format, perfect for use on smart phones and tablets. ‘My Hermes’ is the latest courier to join the mobile shopping revolution. Mobile customers already enjoy the new responsive website. The aim of the...