Monthly Archives: November 2012

eBay rations sales of new Google smartphone

In a practice which is becoming common with newly-released must-have tech gadgets, eBay has placed restrictions on sales of the latest Google Nexus smartphone. Continue reading

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Amazon falls foul of ads watchdog over ‘free’ delivery

When is ‘free’ delivery not free? When Amazon expects its customers to pay £49 up-front for the privilege. Continue reading

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Is this Apple’s way of admitting it made a very bad decision?

Apple has finally sacked Richard Williamson, the executive who was in charge of organising Apple’s Maps App, which turned out to be a huge disaster, resulting in many iPhone users left angry and disappointed in the poor quality of Apple’s … Continue reading

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eBay launches a social media pop-up shop in Covent Garden this weekend

eBay has predicted that Sunday 2nd December will be the busiest day for online shopping this year, with around 30% of the most popular Christmas presents expected to be bought  via mobiles and delivered by courier companies. So in lieu of … Continue reading

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One in seven Americans visit Amazon each day

As online retailers tot up the figures from the hectic trading of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a company which analyses online traffic says Amazon has become the most-visited website in the world’s biggest consumer market. Continue reading

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eBay to open London pop-up store tomorrow

For three days only from tomorrow (Friday), eBay is to set up a temporary shop in London’s Covent Garden. Continue reading

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Warning: Avoid the 12 ultimate Christmas scams

With the news that 62% of holiday shopping will be done online, it’s very important that consumers stay safe and protect themselves against potential scammers and malware threats online. However, as everyone is on the lookout for a bargain, scams … Continue reading

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Amazon sells record breaking number of Kindle Fires

At last, it seems Amazon has been able to take away some of the iPad’s shine by selling a huge number of Kindle Fires during the Black Friday weekend. Amazon saw its best ever sales for the Kindle Fire, which … Continue reading

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Manic Monday expected next week for e-tailers

Online traders in the UK are busy gearing up for what’s expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year – and possibly ever. Continue reading

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Amazon discloses three years UK sales figures to MPs

Amazon achieved total sales of £7.13billion in the UK for the three years between 2009 and 2011, it has just revealed. Continue reading

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