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Author: Simon Wright

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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eCommerce Returns Management

It's an inevitable part of running any type of eCommerce business - eventually, there will be a customer who isn't 100% happy with the product they've bought. It might be the wrong size, a duplicate gift, or any other reason. Whatever their reason, though, they'll want to send it back to you. This is why having a returns policy is an essential part of your...

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Amazon Make an Offer Facility

Amazon has taken a leaf from eBay's book and launched a new feature that enables consumers to negotiate the price of goods. Aptly named 'Make an Offer', the facility will be available on selected items featuring on a dedicated microsite.   Peter Faricy, vice president of Amazon Marketplace, called the feature a "game changer" for customers who want great prices on rare and unique goods. He also...

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