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4 ways ecommerce brands are using selfies

Today everyone is taking selfies from teenagers in their rooms at home, to celebrities on the red carpet and even world leaders (we’re looking at you Obama) but did you know that these pictures are actually great sources of customer data for ecommerce businesses? Yes ecommerce brands are using selfies (photographs people take of themselves) to get to know their customers so they improve...

Signs your ecommerce order is a scam

Unfortunately fraud is a big problem in the world of ecommerce, with retailers not only having to watch out for customers placing orders with stolen credit cards but also email scams. In fact ecommerce order scams are becoming increasingly popular, with many businesses falling for what seem to be genuine inquiries, only to find that they’re actually dealing with thieves. So how can you...

Amazon to test drone delivery in the UK

Did you ever think you’d see the day when drones delivered your parcels? Well that day could be sooner than you think, with ecommerce giant Amazon unveiling plans to test it’s prototype same-day delivery drones in the UK. Although the online retailer is currently awaiting approval to conduct outdoor tests in the US, in the UK drones of less than 20kg can be used...

4 things to do in the run up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

This year Black Friday will be on 28th November and although it  originated in the US, occurring the day after Thanksgiving, more recently it has been promoted in the UK and other countries by major retailers like Amazon, Apple and Asda. For those who don’t know, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two major shopping dates where retailers offer huge discounts on their products,...

Improving ecommerce deliveries this Christmas

The world of ecommerce is currently booming with over twenty one per cent of retail sales now taking place online. This is only set to increase in the run up to the festive season, with forecasts that it is going to be the busiest year yet for online retailers. But just because you’ll be super busy, doesn’t mean you can scrimp on customer service....