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Expanding internationally – Have you asked the right questions?

Ecommerce offers infinite marketing and sales opportunities for your business , the internet has traversed barriers in terms of trade but to successfully expand your sales to the European Union market it’s worth considering these key points: Do you know why you want to expand internationally? Overlook this simple question and you may incur unnecessary expense. Examine your reasons for international expansion. Is it...

Why an accurate inventory is important for a successful business

An accurate real time inventory of the stock levels of your products is a vital tool in running a successful business. Your profit depends on the sale of the products you have and if you don’t know how many you are selling then you may be missing an opportunity to maximise sales. Follow these steps to ensure an accurate inventory and you will be...

Social Shopping – What it means for ecommerce

Social media is a well established phenomenon in the digital world but as yet this ‘social’ element isn’t part of the online shopping experience. With  improvements in payment security and the development of the ‘marketplace’ setting by major online sellers, many see social shopping as the next major change in ecommerce. ‘Great but how will that help my business?’ is likely to be the...

2015 – What’s going to be hot in ecommerce?

Business forecasters predict that the mobile ecommerce market will grow significantly in 2015. The increasingly competitive ecommerce market will intensify now more customers are shopping on their mobile devices. A responsive website is an essential requirement; easy to download, attractively presented products with concise descriptions will ensure your business maintains its competitive edge. Here are a few ‘hot’ ecommerce trends for 2015: Quality Product...

Is it time to outsource your order fulfilment?

Order fulfilment is an integral part of the ecommerce process. Once the business begins to grow, many ecommerce companies find that the storing, picking, packing and delivery of their goods becomes too time consuming. A quick cost benefit analysis using the checklist below will help you decide whether outsourcing your order fulfilment is the way the forward. 1. Could you use your resources more...