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Beginner's Guide to Selling on eBay

Who invented eBay? eBay was founded and conceptualized by serial entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar in 1995. Born in Paris to Iranian parents, Pierre emigrated to the USA and began studying computer coding in his 20s, soon to become a tour de force in the emergent e-commerce sector. What is eBay? eBay is a global marketplace where you can buy and sell almost anything. Sales are both under the traditional...

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British companies facing problems with parcel delivery

2014 has witnessed phenomenal growth in the small business sector, in particular the eCommerce sector. The fact that more than 5 million small and medium businesses – contributing to 47% of private sector employment and around 33% turnover – are currently functioning in the country, tells an exhilarating story. The advent of the internet and quicker modes of transportation has literally shrunk the world into...

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How future SMEs can become successful in eCommerce

With technology evolving all the time, what seemed like eCommerce pie in the sky a short time ago is now a reality. For small businesses, the scale of change can be breath-taking, and the learning curve is steep, but necessary.   According to the Office for National Statistics, eCommerce sales in 2012 amounted to a cool £492 billion, with an average 10% growth in this figure year...

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