An online website has received sales of more than 50 per cent in its first few months, ahead of its original plan.
Adam Black, founder of Button and Sprung, a bed and mattress company expects that sales on the website will now reach £1million with a 90 per cent conversion rate from show room to buyer. The company makes its own mattresses in a factory in Yorkshire and does not promote discounts on the website.
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Since his fiancée left him last Christmas, John Whitbread found himself jilted another two times – after putting his honeymoon up for auction on eBay.
But it seems that the 32-year-old’s fortune has changed for the better, after selling raffle tickets at £10 apiece – with the winner agreeing to join him on a £1,800 trip to the Dominican Republic.
Originally putting a listing on eBay for a luxury trip to the Caribbean, the two highest bidders failed ...read more
Web based courier, Fastlane International has predicted that parcels will soon be delivered directly to the owner, regardless of where they are.
The company predicts that online shoppers will no longer have to wait at home or miss their deliveries as thanks to GPS and smartphones the deliveries could soon be coming to them.
Similar services are already being trialled in the UK with deliveries that can be delivered direct to your car. In the U ...read more
Amazon has decided to call it quits on its Wallet app, just six months after the beta version was launched.
The online retailer will be pulling the Wallet service from the Google Play and Amazon app stores on Wednesday – however, customers will still be able to use any cards added to the app but without the function of having their balances updated; meaning they will have to find an alternative solution w ...read more
EBay has announced that it plans to cut 2,400 jobs in its first quarter.
The ecommerce company will lose around seven per cent of its employees as it plans to separate from its online payment PayPal business. The company spoke with activist investor, Carl Icahn to give its investors more say in the PayPal business which will separate later this year. Jobs losses will hit ...read more
Amazon has had to drop its Soft & Cozy Diapers just less than two months after the retailer launched the product line – stating ”based on early customer feedback, we are making some design improvements to the diaper”.
Developed as the company’s new lineup of “Elements”, a product range consisting of environmentally-friendly products, the offering was designed to provide baby and household items in bulk for members of the Amazon Prime service.
Aiming to deliver a high-end selection of goods in an attempt to target ...read more
Amazon is taking on its rival Netflix and is set to start producing films for the cinema.
The online retail company has recently launched its Amazon Prime Instant Video Service and its latest production, an original show called Transparent, about a father who comes out to his children as being transgender was the first online series to win a Golden Globe award.
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An unhappy father from Hampshire has become the talking point of the internet after placing his kids’ used buggy for sale on eBay – attracting bids of more than £150,000.
Detailing how fatherhood has dramatically changed his life, the dad-of-three’s brutally honest advert has since received hundreds of shares on Facebook – with the seller, ukjoel25, reporting how “For a starting price of just £9.99 you too can screw up your life.”
In his post, Joel Andresier explains ...read more