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Ecommerce Show North Announced For October 2017

The biggest ever gathering of ecommerce companies, suppliers and vendors in the UK ever held outside of London is set to take place on October 11 and 12 at EventCity in Manchester. The event is expected to attract over 120 exhibiting businesses and...

Mary Meeker Releases Her Annual Internet Trends Report

This week has seen Mary Meeker release her annual internet trends report. Comprising a total of 355 Powerpoint Slides the report covers the main online trends in a wide range of sectors as well as a range of countries from China to India. Mary...

Amazon And JD.com Push Forward With Drone Deliveries

With the ecommerce marketplace by continually getting ever more competitive, the world’s largest retailers are always looking for ways to differentiate their offerings and get goods to their customers quicker. Drone delivery is increasingly being...

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Weebly Soon To Offer Android Pay

Weebly have announced that will soon be integrating Android Pay into the mobile checkout flow of Weebly online stores. The announcement was made at the recent annual Google I/O conference by Google product manager Zach Koch. Weebly is the global...

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The Growth Of Pocket Checkout Technology

Amazon has launched its AmazonFresh Pickup, which lets consumers order their groceries and other essentials online and then pick them up in as little as fifteen minutes. The launch has been small, with just two kiosks in Seattle offering this but...

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Amazon Shares Hit The $1000 Mark

Tuesday saw Amazon shares hit the $1000 threshold for the first time ever, marking a milestone for the ecommerce giant. Shares were around the $997 mark in mid-afternoon trading after reaching a peak of $1001.20 earlier in the day. Speaking to the...

Kmart Launches Online Shopping Site In New Zealand

Today has seen Kmart launch online shopping in New Zealand. Promising two to four days delivery for urban addresses, it has opened up its catalogue for home delivery.  Talking about the launch, Kmart country manager said that it was a soft launch...

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#BOOMStartup Of The Year Won By honestbee

Last week saw the Wild Digital Conference, Southeast Asia’s premier tech conference take place at Le Meridien, Kuala Lumpur on 24 and 25 May. Organised by the Catcha Group, one of Southeast Asia’s leading internet companies, it is a platform for key...

Amazon Opens Its Latest Bricks And Mortar Bookshop

There’s no doubt about it, in its third decade of business, Amazon dominates the world of online shopping. Which makes it rather strange, some would say, to see them opening more and more bricks and mortar stores. This week has seen Amazon open its...

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150 New Ecommerce Jobs For Ireland

Good news for Ireland this week as two leading tech companies have announced a total of 150 ecommerce and tech jobs. Pitney Bowes, the American provider of global ecommerce solutions has announced that it plans to open a new Operations Centre in...

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Marks And Spencer To Look To Online To Regain Profit Levels

It’s not been a good year for Marks and Spencer whose year end figures show that profits fell by almost two thirds to £174.4 million. Britain’s most famous high street retailer said that higher costs from opening new food stores and a significant...

The One Hour Delivery Battle Hots Up In The UK

Tesco is ramping up its battle with the online retail giant Amazon by launching its own one hour delivery service. Registering the trademark Tesco Now, Britain’s biggest grocer is to launch a pilot scheme that will see it offer shoppers one...

Half Of All Singaporeans Don’t Feel Safe When Shopping Online

With recent reports that the most consumer complaints received in India are against ecommerce companies, it’s no surprise that this trend is repeated across the globe with ecommerce growing at a rapid rate. This week has seen a Mastercard Online...

eBay To Charge UK Sellers 20% VAT

It has emerged this week that eBay sellers in the UK will soon be made to pay 20 per cent added value tax on their fees from later this year when the world’s most famous auction site and online marketplace has a major overhaul of its corporate...

Amazon Launch Prime Reading In The UK

Taking out an Amazon Prime subscription undoubtedly offers a fantastic range of benefits, from one day delivery to Prime Video where you can watch some of the world’s best TV shows. In the UK however, not all of the benefits that US customers are...

Online Shopping Both Reduces And Increases Road Traffic

There’s no doubt about it, in many parts of the world, ecommerce has significantly changed our towns and cities. Whilst it may have led to a reduction of the numbers of people walking down the high streets of towns and cities in many countries, the...

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