Monthly Archives: April 2012

Trust in deliveries essential for e-commerce success

Challenges and opportunities faced by the increasing demand for international delivery of goods resulting from the expansion of e-commerce were the main topics of discussion at a conference last week. Continue reading

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Wedding lots up for grabs in Oxfam charity auction

Oxfam is getting into a romantic mood to mark the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first wedding anniversary this week, and is staging an online auction of items to help make many couples’ big day complete. Continue reading

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Fed up of slow mobile internet services? – 4G could be on its way

Everything Everywhere (EE), the merger between T-Mobile and Orange, is moving forward with its campaign to bring 4G data services to the UK. Good news, right? As part of its 4GBritain campaign EE wants business leaders and consumers to encourage … Continue reading

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eBay.com teases buyers with checkout savings

In a step which has been described as a way of helping sellers get around manufacturers’ pricing requirements for their products, eBay is listing some items with a crossed-out price, and promising potential buyers the price they’ll pay will be divulged at the checkout. Continue reading

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HOW TO: Make the leap from offline to online advertising

How often do you search online when you’re looking for a business? And how often do you look through the yellow pages when looking? Bet the internet wins, hands down, every time! Many businesses are now harnessing the power of … Continue reading

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Nine out of 10 Amazon bestsellers now digital products

Global online retailing giant Amazon has reported that nine of the products in its current best-seller list are digital. Continue reading

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Nine in 10 UK shoppers have an Amazon habit

An incredible 90 per cent of the UK’s online shoppers buy goods from Amazon in a typical month. Continue reading

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The death of desktop computers – Are tablet computers to blame?

As we enter what some experts are calling the ‘Post-PC’ era, the sales of tablets are expected to overtake personal computers by 2015. Forrester Research recently released a report which estimated that “annual tablet sales will increase to 375 million … Continue reading

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Probe finds used eBay computers hold sensitive data

Investigators from the BBC who bought second-hand computer equipment from sources including eBay found that more than one in 10 hard drives still contained information on the original user. Continue reading

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Are the websites you use secure? Plans to name and shame unsafe sites begin…

Do you ever worry about the security of your details when you shop online? Well, here comes the good news if you do- companies which aren’t doing enough to keep your details safe are to be named and shamed… The … Continue reading

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