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Denmark considers law to allow businesses to refuse cash

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The Danish government is considering a law that will make it legal for a business to refuse payment in cash. They fear that cash payments represent “administrative and financial burdens” on firms and they should be allowed to insist on a card or electronic payment. Denmark is already further down the road to a cashless […]

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Outsourcing for growth, Mayborn signs with iForce

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Mayborn Group,the No. 1 brand of infant and toddler feeding products in Great Britain, is relocating their UK & EMEA serviced logistics operation to Corby, Northamptonshire, where their new fulfilment, reverse logistics and software technology iForce is based. Mayborn Group, the owner of the tommee tippee brand and sub-brands of Closer to Nature, Sangenic and […]

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The Law Clerk Writes…. Sale By Description

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The Law Clerk Writes…. “With my law degree out of the way, I do some work as a Litigation Assistant and I am also involved in my own long running Small Claims case. The Law fascinates me and it concerns me how disconnected most people are from it so part of my goal is to […]

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Google’s “mobilegeddon” changes revisited

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Just over a month ago, Google amended its search algorithms to favour those sites that are mobile-friendly. In short, the idea seems to have been to give optimised and responsive mobile sites greater prominence in results. It was dubbed “mobilegeddon” and could have been a real problem for SMEs because many don’t have mobile optimised […]

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Identify the next hot products with Trendosaur

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The online retail industry is a 1.3 Trillion Dollar beast. Retail Companies world-wide battle it out to stay ahead of trends and cash in on the latest and greatest Top Selling Products. How do these companies stay one step ahead of the game?… by using Trendosaur, a piece of technology that scans thousands of publicly […]

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Pricing Strategies, Bundles & Volume Discounts

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Wiser is a dynamic pricing and merchandising engine that monitors, analyzes, and reprices retail products in real-time. Wiser enables retailers to boost profit margins and revenue, price with confidence, and improve merchandising through a sound pricing strategy. Today Angelica Valentine from Wiser discusses how to discount intelligently and add value. How Bundle and Volume Discounts […]

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Alibaba.com builds Trust with Trade Assurance

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Alibaba.com have launched Trade Assurance, a free service designed to create trust in trade by giving businesses peace of mind when trading with China. The new Trade Assurance service aims to make trading easier and offers businesses of all sizes peace of mind when buying goods online. The free payment protection service is currently available […]

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Deflation to delay interest rate increase

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What does deflation mean for ecommerce? We asked Edd Hardy, Business Analyst at World First, for his comment. For the first time in over 5 decades, the basket of goods used to measure inflation in the UK fell on a Y/Y basis. This will come as no surprise to those who follow the index, after […]

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Top Opportunities Sourced This Month at ProfitSourcery

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ProfitSourcery is new online product sourcing tool for UK Amazon sellers who we wrote about recently. We asked them to select 5 product opportunities from the last six weeks to show you how it works. They’ve intentionally chosen products which are now out of stock with the retailers or have gone up in price to […]

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