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Author: Simon Wright

eBay PayPal Split Forum

It seemed to be a match made in heaven. The online market eBay and the online payments giant had previously been completely inseparable. Despite pressure to split from both internal and external sources, eBay and PayPal had remained resolutely as one ever since eBay purchased PayPal back in 2002 for a cool $1.5 billion (about £963 million).   That is all to change, however, as eBay announced...

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Faster Parcel Delivery in the UK

Years ago, people made their purchases by visiting a brick and mortar store. As online shopping became more popular, people were willing to wait a few days for their parcel delivery in exchange for the convenience of buying online. They might even have been happy to pay more, if it meant that they didn't have to walk to the shop.   What's changed?   It seems like almost everything...

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2015 UK eCommerce Trends

With more consumers than ever before turning to the web to buy and research products, the line between e-retailers and traditional brick and mortar stores is beginning to blur. More and more of us are using the internet to gather information, browse recommendations, and read reviews before making purchasing decisions.   In fact, recent research indicates that 70 percent of shoppers have made their minds up about...

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best ecommerce platform for small business uk

Opening your own online store is no small undertaking, there are so many different options to consider, the most important of which is choosing the right e-commerce platform. From Shopify and BigCommerce, to Webs and Magento, there are a number of contenders, all vying for your time and attention. The most popular platform, however, won't always be the one that meets your needs. There are...

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