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Author: Simon Wright

How much is mobile commerce worth?

UK eCommerce sales will top £60 billion in 2015, according to eMarketer. An improving economic outlook and the rise of purchases on smartphone apps and sites has helped eCommerce’s growth and the UK remains one of the strongest markets, proportionally speaking, for ecommerce sales.   Currently eCommerce makes up 14.3% of overall sales in the UK, a figure that is expected to rise to more than 19%...

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The importance of eBay email autoresponders for your customers

In today’s digital marketplace, eBay, Amazon and eCommerce sellers have started to diversify the ways in which customer support is provided. On top of traditional methods like telephone and email, live chat and social media have been added to the mix in efforts to make customer support more accessible to the consumer.   Email continues to be the preferred communication method used by consumers, with 58% of...

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Magento B2B marketplace

Online auction giant eBay says it will keep investing in its Magento platform, as the popularity of the eCommerce portal continues to increase. The company - which recently launched the Magento B2B Program - sees great potential in Magento, which it purchased outright in 2011. eBay is particularly eager to see how far it can go in the business-to-business (B2B) market, where adoption rates are...

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Will Amazon do Drone Delivery?

With the rolling out of drones for eCommerce fulfilment purposes getting ever closer, a UK based eCommerce website has conducted a survey in order to ascertain the attitude of the public towards this technological innovation. The survey, conducted by Give As You Live, a charity and eCommerce website, asked a section of the general public about their opinions on the coming possibility of drone delivery,...

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