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Put blogging and editorial content at the heart of your website design

UK Retailer Marks and Spencer has recently taken back control of its online store from Amazon, bringing it in-house and putting greater emphasis on editorial content and daily blogging of magazine style content. Laura Wade-Gery, multi-channel and e-commerce director for M&S, said that shoppers were 24% more likely to buy from the website if they […]

Tablet and mobile online sales boost Argos and Dixons

Booming online sales boosted revenue for Argos and Dixons as sales grew by 3.8% and 5% respectively. Business over the internet made up almost half of Argos’ sales as shoppers made more purchases using tablet computers and mobile phones. Both businesses were written off as dinosaurs a few years ago but have revived themselves by […]

New web design – ECO Arcade

Online shop ECO Arcade sells an exciting range of solar powered, energy saving and educational products for the environment. We have just revamped the design so customers can find relevant products buy more easily. Also, we have improved the administration so the vendors can add or revise products more easily and also set up special […]

e-commerce lifts Next out of seasonal slump

The coldest March for 50 years kept many shoppers at home, but strong online sales boosted Next’s sales by nearly 9%, leaving overall group sales up 2.2% despite poor performing shops. Shop sales slumped by 1.9% in the 14 weeks to 4 May. The company said: “It is apparent that the poor March figures were […]

Beware fake emails that claim to come from PayPal and how to spot them

Criminals are using scam emails that purport to be from PayPal to steal money from unsuspecting victims. According to police reporting service Action Fraud, there has been a glut of scam PayPal emails since the 1st February 2013 which aim to lure people into passing over their details. One victim recently went public with her […]

Domino’s boosted as online now 40 per cent of sales

In the current climate of financial doom and gloom it’s not only great to hear about companies bucking the trend, but also attempt to analyse what they are doing to grow their business. Pizza company Domino’s delivered a strong financial performance in 2011 with like for like sales up 12% on the previous year. Profitability […]

Big companies break refund rules for e-commerce

Next and some other big online retailers have been breaking the law regarding refunds for goods bought online. Under the Distance Selling Regulations the consumer is entitled to a refund for the goods AND original delivery charge if returned within 7 days of receiving the item.

How to spot a fake website

Thousands of UK consumers have recently been duped into buying fake designer clothing and footwear. The goods were up for sale on focusclothing.co.uk (please DON`T visit) and on outward appearances, the website seemed genuine. It looked professional, customers could track their orders, payments were made securely and