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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...

What’s been happening this summer in ecommerce?

Facebook reported one billion visitors to its site recently. For ecommerce, the potential market Facebook provides is infinite but so far there seems to be little large ecommerce development on the social media platform, despite its undoubted popularity with all age groups of potential shoppers. Facebook has traditionally attracted small ecommerce (often hobby type) businesses or small home based craft businesses. The call to...

What’s the secret ingredient to home based business success?

Found the perfect product to sell? Or maybe you want to sell your homemade produce to a wider market?With the sharp rise in internet shopping you have access to a vast marketplace but beware, selling your goods is only part of the process. Fulfilling your orders is just as important as finding a niche product, attracting customers and getting them to press the buy...

Same Day Delivery Services

Chances are if your ecommerce business is small, providing a same day delivery service for your customers is not an immediate consideration. Most customers seem happy with next day delivery services but are they really? A recent survey by Metapack found that 76% of customers surveyed would use a same day delivery service if available, suggesting this may be expected by the majority of...

eBay’s vision for ecommerce and what it might mean for you

eBay is one of the ecommerce giants that has been around for almost twenty years. A recent mission statement from eBay’s CEO stated they would ‘stay true to their roots and evolve fearlessly’ but what does this mean for you as an ecommerce trader? eBay’s complex marketplace comprises of an infinite variety of sellers. From large multinational companies, who employ an omnichannel selling strategy for...