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How to Use Environmentally-Friendly Packaging to Create a Killer Brand Image

Written by Dakota Murphey • 19th June 2018

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Going ‘eco-friendly’ is no longer just a buzzword. It’s a genuine opportunity for any retail business. Especially when you consider: A Business Commission report found that environmentally-friendly practices could unlock $12 trillion for companies by 2030 in business savings and revenue. While the number of US consumers who’ll pay more for eco-friendly products and services […]

8 EU VAT Tips for Retailers Selling into Europe

Written by Anwen Williams • 7th June 2018

Expanding sales into Europe is a massive opportunity for retailers. In fact, a recent European B2C Ecommerce Report found: There are 296 million online shoppers in Europe With the average shopper spending around $1,800 a year. But there are some pretty pressing EU VAT rules and regulations to abide by. So we’ve taken eight tips […]

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11 Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Inventory Tracker

Written by Mike Glover •

Using a basic inventory tracker tool can be great when starting out. But there’s a definite tipping point every business reaches where they just need something more powerful. And trying to stick it out with tired spreadsheets can seriously hold back growth. Especially when you consider Entrepreneur Magazine’s claim that companies lose 20-30% in revenue […]

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Omnichannel vs Multichannel: The Key Difference Every Retailer is Missing

Written by Matt Warren • 24th May 2018

Omnichannel is no doubt the future of commerce. And every retailer needs to be ready for it. In fact, consumers are already demanding a more integrated buying experience. With iVend’s Great Omnichannel Expectations Report finding that 57.5% of North American shoppers have used ‘click and collect’ services at least once. But there’s a world of […]

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6 Technologies About to Seriously Shake Up Ecommerce Delivery

Written by Dakota Murphey • 14th May 2018

New technology is vigorously pushing the boundaries of what’s achievable with ecommerce deliveries. The best retailers know how vital it is to get orders into customers’ hands as quickly as possible. And that even the smallest hiccup can be detrimental. In fact: PCA Predict’s Fixing Failed Deliveries report found that 49% of consumers would shop […]

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Instagram to Become Next Major Marketplace with Launch of In-App Payments

Written by Mike Glover • 10th May 2018

Instagram have made yet more inroads into being a major commerce force. With users now able to make purchases directly inside the app. The feature has been quietly rolled out to a select few users (for now) in the US and UK. Giving them the opportunity to store payment details and make purchases right there in […]

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5 Keys to Make Your Ecommerce Loyalty Programs Drive More Repeat Buyers

Written by Tracy Vides • 1st May 2018

Losing customers hurts – and can wreak havoc on your bottom line. Studies have pegged that: The average cost of a lost customer is $243. And the cost of finding new ones is 7x that of keeping your existing ones. Meaning customer retention is a far more profitable business objective than customer acquisition. One of the […]

Analysis: Why Google’s New Marketplace is Amazon’s First Serious Competitor (Ever)

Written by Matt Warren • 24th April 2018

Google is about to change the game when it comes to buying products online. And it’s going to be huge for retailers. The search giant recently announced the launch of Shopping Actions. An attempt to radically improve the way people shop on Google – and help level the playing field against Amazon. That sounds like […]

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Major eBay Update Coming May 2018: How to Win the New Buy Box

Written by Mike Glover • 17th April 2018

eBay are rolling out some major changes to the way listings will be displayed in their search results. From May 2018, a selection of items will have their listings grouped together on a single page for each product – effectively creating an Amazon-style ‘Buy Box’ sellers compete to win. Something eBay are calling ‘Shop by Product‘. […]

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Ecommerce Marketing Automation: 5 Ways to Boost Sales on Autopilot

Written by Ipshita Biswas • 28th March 2018

“Automation” can save bags of time and bring in new customers while you sleep. A Wishpond study even suggests 75% of all businesses that use a marketing automation solution see a positive ROI within the first year. But being the end-user is sometimes frustrating. Automation in customer support has to be implemented very carefully so as not […]