A new website offering prestige clothing labels will be launched this week by retailer Next.
The venture, known as Label, will sell brands such as Diesel, Superdry and Nike direct to customers, and according to Marketing Week, will offer free next-day delivery on a wide range of in-stock products.
It also pointed out that the venture would be Next's second major foray into e-commerce, af ...read more
Nearly five months into a trial of the service, the man in charge of implementing eBay's click and collect service says it has been welcomed by both buyers and sellers.
In a guest post for Tamebay.com, Tayyab Akhlaq said five per cent of buyers were choosing the option at the checkout.
However, most importantly, he said that the company's partnership with Argos had given it a high street presence – a benefit he claimed was also appreciated by many of the sellers ...read more
Merchants selling goods via Amazon.com can now do so far more easily via many Apple devices, thanks to the release of a new mobile app for the purpose.
Running on the Apple iOS platform in version 6.0 or higher, Amazon is trumpeting the greater ease it gives for sellers to communicate with their customers.
Features which Amazon is pushing to merchants include the capacity to search for new items to sell by referencing customer reviews, sales ranking ...read more
A Blackpool man has spent seven years turning his home into an Art Deco shrine, with many of the furnishings at the property bought on eBay.
Aaron Whiteside has spoken to the local Gazette newspaper about his ongoing seven-year project to restore the three-bedroomed house, and said that many of the pictures he has used to create its 'straight out of the 1930s' look were found on the online auction site.
"I've always been inter ...read more
A chance to take a trip up the third highest mountain in England in the company of a team of expert life-savers is to be auctioned on eBay.
The group of Lake District felltop assessors – whose job is to provide first-hand reports of mountain conditions for walkers – will auction the chance to accompany them to the top of Helvellyn, 950 metres (3,117 feet) above sea level.
The climb is a daily job for the two assessors, who according to o ...read more
A new magazine-style front page has appeared today on eBay.co.uk, which offers greater scope for individual users to customise what they see.
The new portal showcases products or collections put together by a series of influential users of the site, which shoppers can choose to follow and share with their social media contacts.
Products showcased on the new pages will contain links enabling the viewer to buy instantly, if they are availabl ...read more
Buyers in several countries yesterday reported a problem with their eBay searches, which resulted in them seeing results from international sellers among those from their own territory.
The glitch was brought to the attention of Ina Steiner at Ecommercebytes.com by people in both the UK and United States who were reporting that they were seeing products from other countries included among the searches which they were making from either eBay.co.uk or eBay.com.
One Canadian user of th ...read more
While the PC remains pre-eminent as a means for most people – about 70 per cent of the total – to shop online, mobile devices are quickly closing the gap.
American e-commerce business ShopVisible has carried out research which shows that 30 per cent of traffic to retail websites came from a device other than a desktop or laptop.
Its report reinforces the now regular message that businesses doing trade online must have a website which is easily browsed ...read more