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One In 10 eBay Consumer Complaints Are Scam-Related, Says Citizens Advice

One in six complaints regarding services or products listed on Gumtree – as well as one in 10 concerning eBay sales – are either a scam or a possible scam, revealed research from Citizens Advice. “These sites are an important … Continue reading

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eBay And Argos Extend Joint Click And Collect Venture

Argos has extended its click and collect partnership with eBay to all business sellers – enabling customers to collect products from “a much wider range of eBay merchants” direct from Argos shops. eBay announced: “Following a successful operational trial, agreement … Continue reading

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One In Three UK Online Businesses Fail To Offer Customers Next Day Delivery

One in three (36 per cent) of the nation’s online retailers do not offer their customers the option of next day delivery despite 46 per cent of UK consumers ranking this as their preferred choice, according to recent findings. A … Continue reading

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Online Shopping and Bargain Business To Overtake Supermarkets By April 2019

Sales from discount retailers, convenience shops and online businesses will surpass hypermarkets and supermarkets by April 2019, according to data compiled by global food and consumer goods group, IGD. The ‘big four’ supermarkets – comprised by Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and … Continue reading

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eBay Issues Lifetime Ban For Artist Who Sold Fake Paintings

An eBay user who sold artwork on the online auction marketplace, allegedly claiming them as authentic masterpieces by artists such as Mary Fedden and LS Lowry, has been given a lifetime ban by the site. Geoffrey Spilman, from Rugby, Warwickshire, … Continue reading

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Mobile Payment Technology Failing To Catch On With UK Businesses

Small businesses across the UK are failing to adopt mobile point-of-sale (POS) tools even though there is an increasing awareness about the technology, noted a study. A questionnaire assessing the technology of over a thousand micro-businesses (companies whose workforce ranges … Continue reading

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Amazon To Install Lockers For Online Shoppers In London’s Tube Stations

After the recent news that Amazon would be working in conjunction with Network Rail as part of the Doddle ‘click-and-collect’ service, the online retailer has announced that it will be trialling a locker scheme in London Underground car parks. Delivering … Continue reading

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Amazon Delivery Drones Face Ban From FAA

Imagine a world where our packages could be delivered to us via Amazon drones – well unfortunately the dream envisioned by the online retailer will have to remain an imagination, after running into a few difficulties regarding the Federal Aviation … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Trials Smartphone Ordering App

Want your fast food to be even faster? Then McDonald’s may have the solution – with the company testing out a mobile app that allows customers to place their orders in advance. Called “McD Ordering,” the app is currently being … Continue reading

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Amazon To Join Railway Station ‘Click And Collect’ Scheme

Following the recent news that Network Rail would be launching an innovative online shopping ‘click and collect’ initiative, hot on the heels to join the likes of ASOS and New Look includes Amazon – after it was announced that the … Continue reading

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