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By Sasha Fedorenko July 26, 2019 - 10:30 am

How did Prime Day 2019 perform in Anglosphere markets?

Prime Day 2019 saw sellers exceed £1.61 billion in sales worldwide, marking it the biggest Amazon shopping event ever for third-party sellers. However, how did the 48-hour shopping bonanza perform in the Anglosphere markets? A new analysis by research group Hitwise took a close look at

Etsy Q1 earnings conference call sees Josh Silverman focus on supporting merchants in 2019

Josh Silverman yesterday outlined four strategic imperatives during Etsy Q1 earnings conference call which aim to support Etsy merchants. First, a best-class search and discovery experience. Second, enabling meaningful human connections. Third, building a trusted brand. Fourth, leveraging Etsy's vast global collection of unique items. Search

75% of UK shoppers worried about fake online reviews

75% of UK shoppers are worried about fake online reviews, research by global reviews and customer insights company Feefo has found. The findings were revealed in a survey examining attitudes to online reviews among 2,000 UK consumers. Only seven per cent of those surveyed said they completely trust reviews

UK shoppers more likely to be positive in on-line reviews than negative

UK shoppers are more likely to post a positive on-line review than one that is negative, research by global reviews and customer insights company Feefo has found. Whereas 71% of UK shoppers will go on-line to leave a review if they have had a good experience of a

A new UK bank launches for SMEs: Redwood Bank

A brand new bank in the UK, with a specific focus on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has opened. New players on the scene aren't that frequent and this new entrant is quite interesting. Not only will it be specialising in offering SMES an alternative

Buuy.co.uk launches crowdfunding campaign to increase server capacity

Fledgling marketplace Buuy.co.uk has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds in order to invest in server capacity and grow their site. We've written about them before. Have you had a chance to explore the new site and what it offers? As they say of the

FSB says small firms want a delay on National Living Wage increases

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said that small firms are concerned about increases in the National Living Wage (NLW) and government should consider the state of the economy before compulsory rises come into force. As it stands the UK government is seeking to

UK economy experiencing “notable slowdown”

The British economy isn't having a very strong year, according to HM Government's numbers division the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The economy grew by just 0.3% in the second quarter of 2017 following a 0.2% expansion in the first three months of the year,

One third of British online shoppers use Amazon Prime

According to a survey by Retail Week, Amazon’s Prime is now used by one third of UK adults. The ICM study reveals that something like 19 million people (that's roughly 30% of UK adults) use Amazon Prime. An Amazon Prime subscription, remind yourself, in the UK