Tag Archives: ecommerce

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...

How to ensure your order fulfilment is the icing on the cake

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales were off the scale in the UK during 2014 and so were the order fulfilment disasters. The result was poor customer experience and negative reviews. Planning, communicating and integrating your ecommerce systems are paramount in 2015, if you want your order fulfilment to capitalise on the holiday season’s surges in demand. Maybe outsourcing your order fulfilment is the...