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UK sellers expected to export £153M on eBay this Christmas

UK online merchants are expected to export a record £153 million worth of items this Christmas to online buyers all over the world, according the latest data from eBay.co.uk.

Amazon launches Black Friday Deals Week 2014

Running from Monday 24th November until Sunday 30th November, Black Friday Deals Week 2014 is set to be Amazon.co.uk’s busiest sales week ever. With over 3,000 ‘Lightning Deals’ - a limited amount of a product sold at a discount, for a limited period of time - Amazon.co.uk will be releasing new offers every ten minutes throughout the week.

If the Schuh Fits - Schuh consolidates programme exclusively to Affiliate Window

If the Schuh Fits - Schuh consolidates programme exclusively to Affiliate Window

Schuh, a leading retailer of independent fashion footwear in the UK, has consolidated their performance marketing programme from Rakuten Linkshare to partner exclusively with global performance network, Affiliate Window.

Amazon.co.uk dials up mobile phone offering, launching pay monthly contracts and upgrades

Amazon.co.uk has introduced pay monthly mobile phones to its Phones & Accessories Store.

Buoyant housing market supports home and garden searches

Total search volumes for home and garden grew by 15% in the third quarter of 2014 compared with the same quarter a year earlier.

Pelipod launches smart home-parcel pods to UK consumers

Pelipod launches smart home-parcel pods to UK consumers

Pelipod, a smart home-parcel box with built-in proof-of-delivery that saves time, money and worry for consumers, couriers and retailers, is launching in the UK with a free 60-day trial.

Amazon.co.uk to hire 13,000 people in seasonal roles this Christmas

Amazon UK has announced that it will hire 13,000 people in seasonal roles within its fulfilment and customer service centres over the Christmas period.

eviivo 2.0 - a fresh and innovative solution for small accommodation providers

eviivo 2.0 - a fresh and innovative solution for small accommodation providers

eviivo, creators of market leading online bookings systems used by more than 5,300 small independent B&Bs and hotels, have announced the launch of eviivo 2.0.

Fiat flagship Motor Village launches new, improved website

Fiat flagship Motor Village launches new, improved website

Fiat’s flagship dealer group Motor Village has addressed growing on-line customer demand by launching a new, redesigned website.

Amazon.co.uk introduces first same-day pick-up service

Amazon.co.uk has announced an expansion of its Pick-Up Location programme which includes the introduction of its first ever Same-Day collection service.

Amazon to create 1,000 new permanent jobs at UK fulfilment centres

Amazon has announced that it will create 1,000 new permanent roles at its UK fulfilment centres in the coming months. There are currently 6,000 permanent employees in Amazon fulfilment and customer service centres in the UK.

M-Commerce to help double Europe's online retail sales between 2013 and 2019

Europe’s online retail sales will double between 2013 and 2019, according to new research from Mintel.

74% believes the High Street provides solace from isolation

74% believes the High Street provides solace from isolation

The biggest paradox of our increasingly connected lives with sofa based shopping, smartphones becoming ubiquitous and instant access to information on just about anything is that it could also be creating greater social isolation.

Scandit poised to reinvent retail landscape with new suite of mobile apps

Scandit, developer of software-based barcode scanning solution for smartphones, tablets and wearable devices, has released an integrated suite of mobile apps to enhance the consumer shopping experience and retail operations.

Sitecore simplifies marketing with newest upgrade, Sitecore 8

Sitecore Symposium - Sitecore, leader in customer experience management, announced Sitecore 8, the next version of its flagship Sitecore Experience Platform.