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Christmas Scams

Christmas Scams

The festive period is a fun and often busy time for people and businesses. But it is also a time in which it is very easy to let your guard down and fall for scams that normally you would not think twice about, especially when you are online. The BBC has helpfully published a guide…

Ecommerce Set for the High Street

It’s good news for the economy, after the first quarter has shown some promising results for the UK economy. Since the economic crash of 2008, it’s been a rough ride for the UK. With the economy growing and falling so much in recent years, according to the Guardian, the rise of 0.6% from the previous…

Can your small business compete with giant online retailers?

Can your small business compete with giant online retailers?

The High Street in 2013 is in crisis. Big names are going out of business and there seems to be no end in sight as the shift towards online continues. Last week we reported on how online business in the UK is thriving. But if you are a high street business, how can you get…

Infographic: China now leads the world in online shopping

Infographic: China now leads the world in online shopping

Has your small business ever sold anything to China? If not, don’t be surprised if you do in the near future. You probably already know that the spending power of China’s rising middle class is changing the global retail landscape forever, but you may be surprised at how enthusiastic they are about spending their earnings…

Why use a Payment Gateway Provider?

Online shopping is a billion dollar a year industry and only getting bigger. In order to sell merchandise from your website you need the ability to handle payment processing for your clients. Most website owners do not have the technology or budget to handle the processing of customer payments. If you cannot take payments you…

Sometimes great customer service only needs to be easy and familiar

We’ve all seen the news lately and heard of lots of large and small businesses closing down. No doubt, you’ve also seen the impact on your high street with both large and smaller, independent retailers shutting up shop. However, it’s important to realise that despite uncertainty in the economic environment, high levels of competition and…

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