Category Archives: Industry Trends

8 Best Shopify Themes (And How to Choose One For Your Store)

Written by • 16th November 2017

A killer Shopify theme can make or break any ecommerce store. Get it right and you’ll see sales go through the roof. While picking a dud could see you land flat on your face. But with so many different themes available, it can be a nightmare finding the perfect one for your Shopify business. Don’t […]

3 Steps to Building an Augmented Reality App for Your Ecommerce Brand

Written by • 8th September 2017

Augmented Reality sounds like something you may only hear about in a science fiction movie. But it’s here. And it’s going to be big for online retailers. A huge player in this is Apple. They’re set to announce the update to their operating system for iPhones and iPads to iOS 11 this week. Related Articles: […]

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Amazon Prime Day 2017 – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Written by • 20th July 2017

Amazon Prime Day proved a hit with­­­ customers and a goldmine for small businesses. When Amazon first announced it was having its own sales day to rival Black Friday, their customers were hardly overwhelmed. Two years on, though, and it was a very different story. Sales were up, customers excited and Prime membership soared. For […]

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Ecommerce Fraud Prevention: How to Protect your Store from Cyberthreats

Written by • 19th April 2017

  With a majority of Americans now preferring to shop online and most adults making an online purchase at least once every month, there’s no question that e-commerce has experienced a period of explosive growth in recent years. Unfortunately, that growth has also made ecommerce a popular target for fraudsters and other criminals. If you […]

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Everything We Know About eBay’s New International Listing Tool eBaymag

Written by • 10th November 2016

With the discovery of eBay’s new international listing tool “eBaymag”, we’ve pulled together a roundup of everything we know about the latest way for online retailers to dramatically grow their ecommerce business. The world is getting smaller and for retailers, selling internationally is essential if they’re serious about growing their business. eBaymag is a new […]

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How Google’s removal of Text Ads affects Retailers

Written by • 26th September 2016

After much speculation, Google has confirmed that all text ads will be removed from the right hand side of the search engine results page. These will now be replaced with PLAs/Google Shopping ads and this will roll out on all desktop searches. So what is happening to text ads? Google is replicating what you currently […]

6 ways to rule Amazon Prime Day 2016

Written by • 8th July 2016

It’s Amazon Prime Day 2016 on Tuesday 12th July! So let’s get the bad stuff out the way initially. To say 2015’s Amazon Prime Day fell short with Prime customers may be something of an understatement. Many suggesting that Amazon’s selection of sales was underwhelming. ThinkHeroPro mocked the failings very well in this video. Amazon Prime […]

What Brexit now means for UK Sellers

Written by • 29th June 2016

With the effects of Brexit filtering through, what impact will this have on retailers? Below I explore the positives and negatives in regards to importing and cross border trade. Including what this means for marketplace and e-com store sellers and some future predictions. Last Thursday an historic vote was cast which resulted in Britain’s imminent […]

50 E-Commerce Stats You Need to Know

Written by • 24th June 2016

In 2015 global e-commerce sales hit $1.7 trillion. In 2016 that looks to be much closer to $2 trillion. With a plethora of marketplaces for consumers to shop on and for sellers to list their products, this figure only looks to increase year on year. Therefore we’ve compile the top 50 e-commerce stats you need […]

5 Retailers who are crushing their marketing

Written by • 17th June 2016

Last week I mentioned how there are around 24 million e-commerce websites globally. Sometimes you may feel as if you have 24 million direct competitors! Standing out from the crowd can be difficult, but the 5 companies below have managed to do that. They range from sports supplements, eyewear and fashion clothing which are all […]