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40% of UK ecommerce is now mobile

IMRG

It’s official. The IMRG has revealed that 40% of all online shopping undertaken in the UK is done on mobile devices. The 40% number is up from 37% in Q314 and is an increase from 32% in Q413. We all know that that mobile buying is up but these are quite astonishing numbers. The stats […]

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Royal Mail must sort Sorting Office opening times

Royal Mail feat

I missed a Royal Mail parcel last week. This happens millions of times a month probably all over the country. It was an Amazon delivery and I just wasn’t in. But I was surprised to note, when I considered the card, that on only one day a week is it possible for anyone down my […]

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Genie and the Geek Photography Service

Genie and the Geek photography

Genie and the Geek have experience in helping businesses in many different verticals and of all shapes and sizes and this year they have launched a special offer to test out their photography services. You can send them 5 items for photography and editing without paying a penny. If you’ve ever visited Genie and the […]

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Doddle launch international delivery service

Doddle International

Doddle have added International deliveries to the domestic services available from their 30 railway station locations. They say that sending a parcel couldn’t be easier – simply take it into their store (unsealed so that they can help you complete the customs declaration) and they’ll take care of the rest. International delivery costs with Doddle […]

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Pinterest edging closer to adding a ‘Buy’ button

pinterest

It’s always the struggle that social media has tangled with: how do you monetise the interactions that people make on your site. Different models have emerged with Facebook and Twitter and now it looks like Pinterest is edging closer to adopting an ecommerce model to its site. The so-called “buy button” would allow people browsing […]

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NetDespatch form strategic alliance with ChannelAdvisor

NetDespatch

NetDespatch have formed a strategic alliance with ChannelAdvisor to offer retailers seamless integration with their chosen postal or parcel carrier. Through this alliance with NetDespatch, ChannelAdvisor retail customers can despatch parcels systematically to leading carriers, such as Royal Mail, Asendia Yodel, APC Overnight, UKMail, Collect+ and more, using a single, integrated solution, helping retailers to […]

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PoundSeller adds Ebuyer inventory

PoundSeller

Some news caught my eye today that PoundSeller has now added Ebuyer products to increase the choice of electronics and computer goods. You probably haven’t heard of PoundSeller, it’s a small start up marketplace which charges a single £1 to list an item with zero final value fees. It’s a small site and to be […]

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IRX and EDX 2015 – bigger and better than ever before

Internet Retailing Confernce

“It’s not about how to sell online, it’s about how to do it better” is the theme for this year’s Internet Retailing Expo which for the first time is co-located with the eDelivery Expo which is new for 2015 Over 7,000 visitors are expected to attend and hear from John Lewis, ao.com, made.com, Monsoon Accessorize, […]

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Who would you like to deliver your Valentine?

Mr and Mrs Smith

Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt has narrowly beaten US president Barack Obama to top a poll of people who online shoppers would most like to deliver their parcels. The star of World War Z and Troy received 12.1% of the votes while Obama closely followed with 11.8%. The poll was conducted by delivery firm myHermes to […]

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