Instagram as a Shopping Platform

Howdy ! From being a media-sharing app for selfies and anything visually appealing, Instagram is branching out into the eCommerce field. It will soon roll out a shopping feature which online retailers and shoppers will find very convenient. What’s nice about the app’s new feature is that it could serve as a promotion channel for […]


Get Everyone to Buy British

Howdy ! Who wouldn’t buy British goods? Here and abroad, all products marked ‘Made in the UK’ are in demand, but there’s a need to label them properly so that shoppers can easily find them.   Members of Parliament are currently in talks about getting online grocery retailers to add a ‘Buy British’ button to […]


eBay UK to Cancel Lithium Battery Listings  

Howdy ! In this age of mobile devices, you sure can find a lucrative opportunity in selling lithium batteries. However, if you are going to sell them on eBay and only have Royal Mail as your shipping option, you might want to consider another product or risk your listings be taken down.    eBay UK […]


Which Technologies do Your Customers Want?

Howdy ! Various consumer technologies are changing the way people shop online and offline. Mobile payments, chatbots and voice search are gaining popularity fast as more and more people are starting to see their advantages.   As an online seller, it’s important that you keep abreast of these technologies, but it’s equally important that you […]


The Joys of Click-and-Collect

Howdy ! In case you’re not an avid believer yet, the click-and-collect delivery service is going to put you and your customers in a win-win situation. Being able to pick up items which they purchased online at a nearby shop at their convenience is the answer to every customer’s prayer. On the other hand, you […]


We’re set for the 2017 IRX on 5th April

Howdy! It’s that time of the year again when retailers the world over meet up at the Birmingham NEC for the annual InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) which runs from 5 – 6 April 2017. Just like last year and the year before last, I (Dave) will be there for the first day of this 2-day expo, […]


Are you Ready to be UK’s Next Top Online Retailer?

Howdy ! It takes more than a stroke of luck to get your eCommerce business to the top ranks of popular online retailers in the United Kingdom. Judging from InternetRetailing’s list of top 500 retailers in the UK for 2017, your success lies in three key areas. Aside from selling your product to the right […]


eBay’s 2017 Spring Seller Updates

Howdy ! Sellers on eBay UK and eBay USA have to deal with the major changes that eBay unexpectedly announced a couple of days ago.   Dave recorded a video on the changes which you can see here:  If you are an eBay Shop subscriber based in the UK, expect a drastic increase in your […]