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Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

Is Brand Packaging Important to Customers?

By Ed Smith, freelance writerBranded packaging may seem like a minor detail when it comes to ecommerce, but you might be surprised at just how effective it can be and how it could help your business to thrive over the competition.

Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

By Orly Bar Lev, Cybersecurity expert, Mimecast.

The holiday season is fast approaching, and consumers are turning to online websites to they make purchases– leaving them exposed to fake websites impersonating legitimate brands consumers know and love.

Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Green last mile logistics provider, Urb-it has entered into a strategic partnership with leading order management platform Fluent Commerce. Together, Fluent Commerce and Urb-it will allow retailers to craft a seamless and sustainable omni-channel experience for their customers.

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

This years Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to break all records as the boom in online sales continues. But how can online retailers ensure they take full advantage of this boom? Richard Falconer, COO at e-commerce experts Optiseller, gives his top five tips on how online retailers can maximise their sales during this peak period.

Wunderkind acquires SmarterHQ to supercharge growth for enterprise eCommerce

Wunderkind acquires SmarterHQ to supercharge growth for enterprise eCommerce

Wunderkind, formerly BounceX, the performance marketing channel that delivers one-to-one messages at scale, has acquired SmarterHQ, the advanced segmentation and orchestration engine for enterprise eCommerce.

Online sales boomed over 60% in October to lead the retail fightback

Online sales boomed over 60% in October to lead the retail fightback

October’s retail sales estimates, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveal sales volumes soared by 5.8% YOY, up 1.2% from September’s results.

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

An executive at one of the UK’s largest multi-modal logistics platforms has warned that a surge in online demand for goods this Christmas as a result of the pandemic will test supply chains to the limit in the lead up to the festive period.

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce acquires B2BGateway

TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, has acquired B2BGateway, a global provider of managed cloud service solutions for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and API data connectivity to suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers.

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Several hundred million mail parcels destined for the US will be rejected when the requirement for a higher threshold of advance electronic data comes into force on 1 January 2021.

Retailers reminded to focus on e-commerce H&S as England enters second lockdown

Retailers reminded to focus on e-commerce H&S as England enters second lockdown

With a second national lockdown forcing shoppers online this winter, compliance authority Bureau Veritas is reiterating to retailers and logistics firms extending their e-commerce capacity to put in place the extra health, safety and hygiene measures this inevitably requires.

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