Tag Archives: ecommerce

Amazon faces lawsuit to remove thousands of potentially deadly products

A lawsuit filed against Amazon by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission has been billed as a ‘huge step forward’ in the fight to force the online giant to accept responsibility for the removal of dangerous items being sold online. An administrative complaint has been brought against Amazon by the …

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OnBuy secures £35m in series A funding to fuel global expansion and hit unicorn status

The UK online marketplace, OnBuy has secured a series A+ funding of £35 million through VC and strategic technology investors, putting the firm well on the way to achieving unicorn status. OnBuy launched to the scene in 2016 with the mission of disrupting the eCommerce space and take on industry …

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UK retail profits could shrink by £8bn in next four years, says research

UK retailers could see profits fall by £8bn in the next four years, according to a new report from Alvarez & Marshal in partnership with Retail Economics, a direct result of the ‘seismic shift’ to ecommerce fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the report issued by the global services firm, …

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Stateside | US online retailer CAMP launches first e-commerce platform for children to shop

The US online retail, media, and family experience company, CAMP has launched the first e-commerce platform geared towards children, allowing kids to ‘shop safely online’ and spend cash given to them by their parents on presents to send to friends and family. Called Present Shop, the platform allows kids aged …

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Ravensburger appoints Adam Sheppard to role of eCommerce Analyst

The UK’s games and puzzles specialist, Ravensburger, has appointed a new eCommerce Analyst in the form of Adam Sheppard. He brings with him a wealth of eCommerce experience. Sheppard previously held a position with Profitero, an eCommerce analytics company specialising in working with brands, manufacturers, and agencies to support growth …

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UK-based marketplace OnBuy eyes Unicorn status as it sees a 605 per cent year to date growth

The online marketplace, OnBuy.com is edging ever closer to achieving unicorn status as the UK’s ‘answer to eBay and Amazon’ reveals a 605 per cent year to date growth to round off “a list of incredible 2020 successes” for the business. OnBuy has made no secret of its mission to …

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OnBuy named eCommerce Company of the Year at 2020 UK Business Tech Awards

The online marketplace, OnBuy.com has been named eCommerce Company of the Year in the 2020 UK Business Tech Awards. The awards were created to celebrate the best tech businesses from around the UK, with awards being presented to the most innovative and exceptional. The accolade is another landmark in the rise …

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UK ecommerce platform OnBuy reports ‘record breaking week’ of trading with 800 per cent sales increase

The online marketplace OnBuy has reported an ‘all time record breaking week’, reaching nearly 1.5 million users actively browsing the site, resulting in nearly £2.75 million in sales between November 1st and November 8th. Four years on since it first launched to the ecommerce space, OnBuy has caught the attention …

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