Now that we’re fast approaching the busiest time of the year, we have compiled the delivery, return and collection schedules for some of the UK’s leading couriers, as well as their contact centre opening hours and other relevant information regarding the peak Christmas period.Continue Reading »
Keeping pace with the rapidly evolving eCommerce market is no easy task, but unfortunately it is something that all retailers must do in order to stay relevant, overcome the increasing competition, retain existing customers and attract new buyers. With that in mind, not to mention the fact that 2017 is now just around the corner, we have compiled the four biggest trends that we believe are not only shaping the industry, but will dominate in the coming year.Continue Reading »
Regardless of whether you are already selling on a marketplace and are wanting to expand your reach, or are simply looking to sell on an online marketplace for the first time, it is extremely important that you’re thoroughly researching your options.Continue Reading »
This is a guest post from FTI Global VAT Compliance.
While VAT is something that every business has to deal with, along with the increasing list of rules and regulations, there is no denying that it comes as a huge challenge to the vast majority of us.Continue Reading »
Product identifiers are a series of numerical or alphanumerical digits that are used to identify a specific product. Ultimately, they are the key to helping customers locate products online, and commonly include Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs), Manufacturer Part Numbers (MPNs) and brand names.Continue Reading »
Pinterest is an incredibly valuable social platform, particularly for retailers in the fashion and homeware industries. As such, it is becoming increasingly used to generate brand awareness, drive website traffic and boost online sales. The problem, however, is that in order to be successful in using this channel to achieve ecommerce success, you must have a big Pinterest following who will engage with your business.Continue Reading »
One of the biggest challenges of growing an online business lies in managing an efficient shipping process. Ultimately, as your business scales, you will need the right tools in place to ensure you can effectively handle and dispatch an increasing number of sales orders, all the while reducing unnecessary pressure on your business.Continue Reading »
You may have noticed that eBay have been running a series of monthly growth webinars, designed to help sellers increase their presence on the marketplace, generate more sales and encourage repeat custom.
Similar to the overview we put together for eBay’s marketing and branding webinar, we have provided a comprehensive summary of their latest webinar below, helping eBay shop subscribers to get the most from using Promotional Tools.Continue Reading »
This is a guest blog post from GFS.
With peak on the horizon, many eCommerce sellers have their sights set on sales volumes, however it is integral that this does not come at the cost of the consumers' needs. To win and retain a customer, you need to think about the customer experience as a whole - from first click to delivery, right through to returns. This ultimately means that shipping should be as much of a priority as stock availability and website capability.Continue Reading »