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E-commerce could take 40pc of trade share by 2025 (LogisticsManager.com) “E-commerce could take a 40 per cent share of overall trade volumes in developed countries by 2025, according to a study by Deutsche Post DHL. Today e-commerce makes up eight per cent of the overall trading volume in Europe already, but the study found that this […]

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4 Ways Same-day Delivery Will Transform Retailers (Practical Ecommerce) “Amazon and Google are expanding same-day delivery services in major cities. These offerings and similar same-day delivery services from other companies could transform retailers online and off, potentially broadening the mix of products sold online and available to shoppers. Recently, Google announced that it would extend its Shopping Express […]

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Small business ecommerce: a beginner’s guide to supplier selection (eConsultancy) “This post is designed for those small businesses that aren’t yet selling online and are getting ready to start. I won’t pretend this piece is for those with lots of experience online. It’s more a starting point to steady the nerves for those that are bamboozled by […]

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Why All Sale Signs Are Red: The Science of Color in Retail (Shopify Blog) “If you’re still on the fence about whether choosing the right color will actually impact your sales, here’s a few things to consider. When a prospective customer first walks into your store, they make a sub-conscious judgement about your retail environment and […]

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Amazon now lets users add items to their shopping cart with a hashtag. But will anybody use it? (Pando Daily) “The tool is simple: if someone sees a tweet with an Amazon product link embedded within its 140 characters, all they need to do is reply with #AmazonCart to add the item to their account. The […]

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Where are luxury brands going wrong online? (eConsultancy) “The trouble for luxury brands online is that a lot of what makes them luxury brands occurs offline, such as fancy showrooms, personal service and so on. Burberry’s flagship London store is a great, hi-tech version of this. Online, if you’re expecting people to spend big money on big ticket […]

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Amazon’s revenue increases nearly 23% in Q1 (Internet Retailer) “Amazon.com Inc.’s revenue hit $19.74 billion in the first quarter of 2014, up 22.8% from the same period last year. The e-retailing giant released its financial report this afternoon after it had announced a new grocery service for its Prime free-shipping program members and sought to […]

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Exclusive: Birchbox banks $60 million (Fortune) “The company has plans to increase its marketing, with potential TV and magazine ads. (“We haven’t talked about what Birchbox is at a high level yet,” Beauchamp says.) It is also considering international expansion, potentially into Canada and countries adjacent to its current operations in France, Spain and the UK. (The […]

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Pinterest: Dos and Don’ts for Ecommerce Merchants (Practical Ecommerce) “Many ecommerce business owners make the error of redirecting interested prospects to their home page, rather than the specific landing page where their product can be found. Your link destination should take your viewer to exactly where the product can be viewed and bought. If you save […]

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Amazon, Facebook look to differentiate mobile payments with data (Mobile Commerce Daily) “Amazon has been looking for ways to pitch its trove of data on consumer shopping to retailers for quite some time, and now supposedly wants to speed up the timing of a payment product that would let consumers buy goods via an Amazon account. Last […]

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