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Entries in 'ecommerce' (14)

British retailers are upgrading their tech amid Brexit fears

British retailers are upgrading their tech amid Brexit fears

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British retailers feel like they are walking into the darkness. The looming exit from the EU has UK retailers worried about the future, with a third anticipating a negative impact ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 19th 2017 at 9:40AM
MPs urge Amazon and eBay to clamp down on tax-dodging sellers

MPs urge Amazon and eBay to clamp down on tax-dodging sellers

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Ecommerce firms Amazon and eBay have been accused by MPs of profiting by ‘turning a bling eye’ to organised criminals using their online market places to sell goods. A number ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Sep 14th 2017 at 10:47AM
WhatsApp opens new retail channel with business accounts

WhatsApp opens new retail channel with business accounts

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WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging service, yesterday announced that it is to create verified business accounts, making official – and monetised – a practice that has long been employed by ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Sep 6th 2017 at 11:30AM
Google agrees to comply with EC antitrust order

Google agrees to comply with EC antitrust order

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Google is set to change its price comparision service in light of an anti trust decision made earlier this summer, a spokesperson for the European Commission (EC) has confirmed. The ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Aug 30th 2017 at 11:00AM

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Questions raised by Amazon's financial report

Questions raised by Amazon's financial report

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Amazon has just released one of the more interesting financial reports of recent times. While retail sales are up 25 per cent year-on-year, with second-quarter revenue hitting $38 billion, profit ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 28th 2017 at 11:07AM
Amazon backs Brexit Britain

Amazon backs Brexit Britain

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In spite of the ongoing concerns and uncertainties surrounding Brexit, Amazon has reinforced its commitment to the UK with the announcement that it is to hire 5,000 additional staff across the ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 25th 2017 at 9:36AM
Google slapped with record fine over online shopping service

Google slapped with record fine over online shopping service

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Google has been fined a record €2.42 billion (£2.1 billion) after being caught abusing its power and promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. This ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 27th 2017 at 11:20AM
Amazon's 'drone dock' tower looks terrifying, but it's the future

Amazon's 'drone dock' tower looks terrifying, but it's the future

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Late last week it emerged that Amazon had applied for a patent and the whole thing looked like something of a dystopian nightmare. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jun 26th 2017 at 10:40AM
Brexit uncertainty hasn't stopped Brits from purchasing from overseas

Brexit uncertainty hasn't stopped Brits from purchasing from overseas

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Despite the economic uncertainties surrounding Brexit, British consumers are purchasing more than ever from overseas retailers, according to new research from RetailMeNot and VoucherCodes. The research reveals that  spending from overseas ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:50AM
Purchases made using smartphones will be responsible for boosting UK ecommerce growth

Purchases made using smartphones will be responsible for boosting UK ecommerce growth

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47 per cent of retail sales were made using a smartphone device (mobile commerce) during December 2016, Capgemini and IMRG’s e-Retail Sales report suggests. Sales made using smartphones are predicted ...

Sophia Murray
by Sophia Murray
on Jan 20th 2017 at 4:27PM

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