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Get Armageddon ready, here’s how to fight the Retail Apocalypse!

Get Armageddon ready, here’s how to fight the Retail Apocalypse!

The retail apocalypse has been stealthily claiming its victims for a number of years, and 2018 has seen the demise of high street giants such as Toy ‘r’ Us, House of Fraser and Maplin. Yet, eCommerce stores such as Boohoo and ASOS have reported leaps in value and strong growth. As customers grow increasingly confident when shopping online, they are expecting more when choosing to shop online at every point of the consumer journey.

by Gemma Tomlinson on 14/05/2018

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Introducing the Exact Abacus Promise

Introducing the Exact Abacus Promise

It’s a minefield isn’t it? No sooner have you decided that the time is right to outsource your fulfilment...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 16/04/2018

How to choose a strong and stable fulfilment provider?

How to choose a strong and stable fulfilment provider?

Outsourcing order fulfilment and customer care is becoming the de facto business model for fast-growing online retail...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 03/01/2018

Fulfilment by Amazon or Seller Fulfilled Prime: What’s the Difference?

Fulfilment by Amazon or Seller Fulfilled Prime: What’s the Difference?

Whilst a solid presence on Amazon is crucial for running a successful online business, having thorough visibility on ...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 20/12/2017

An eCommerce Christmas Carol

An eCommerce Christmas Carol

Brick-and-Mortar’s Ghost Brick-and-mortar stores were dead. Or so we thought. There was no doubt about their ...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 05/12/2017

Is Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime Right For Your Business?

Is Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime Right For Your Business?

As each day passes, the might of Amazon encroaches more into our lives. Powered by tech, an ever-expanding network of...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 30/11/2017

7 Productive Things to Do During the Post-Holiday Sales Slump

7 Productive Things to Do During the Post-Holiday Sales Slump

Now that the holiday rush is over, shoppers are enjoying the calm after the storm while you’re probably left wo...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 26/11/2017

7 Ways to Prepare for Christmas: The Online Retailer’s Guide

7 Ways to Prepare for Christmas: The Online Retailer’s Guide

Have you prepared your business for Christmas? It might feel like you’ve still got plenty of time, but with the...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 22/10/2017

What is White Glove Fulfilment?

What is White Glove Fulfilment?

What Are White Glove Fulfilment & Delivery Services? As a retailer, getting your products noticed and sold is th...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 21/10/2017

Exact Abacus delivers at the Northern eCommerce Awards

Exact Abacus delivers at the Northern eCommerce Awards

The spectacular Manchester Cathedral was dressed to impress for the Northern eCommerce awards last Wednesday night, a...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 12/10/2017

Key Online Shopping Trends for Christmas 2017

Key Online Shopping Trends for Christmas 2017

As the yuletide shopping season fast approaches, ecommerce businesses everywhere are battening down the hatches and p...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 30/09/2017

How to Manage Stock When Selling Across Multiple Marketplaces

How to Manage Stock When Selling Across Multiple Marketplaces

Online marketplaces continue to boom as customers shift towards the convenience of the virtual shopping experience. M...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 16/08/2017

Multichannel Selling: Five Steps to Fuelling Growth

Multichannel Selling: Five Steps to Fuelling Growth

Before the digital age, business expansion meant developing additional brick-and-mortar stores and establishing new p...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 16/08/2017

Multichannel Selling: Top Online Marketplaces and Why You Should Use Them

Multichannel Selling: Top Online Marketplaces and Why You Should Use Them

The worldwide web has opened many doors to online sellers over the last few years. Online marketplaces and selling pl...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 14/08/2017

7 Ways to Attract New Customers

7 Ways to Attract New Customers

The competition within ecommerce is continuously increasing due to the evolution of online shopping and the choice it...

by Katie Shepherd on 26/06/2017

5 Reasons Your Visitors Aren't Converting into Customers

5 Reasons Your Visitors Aren't Converting into Customers

In the world of ecommerce, every missed opportunity to a conversion is a lost sale that you may never be able to reco...

by Katie Shepherd on 26/06/2017

5 Things to Do If Your Amazon Selling Privileges Are Revoked

5 Things to Do If Your Amazon Selling Privileges Are Revoked

If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of having your Amazon selling privileges removed, the good new...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 18/05/2017

5 Benefits of Using Technology to Improve Stock Control

5 Benefits of Using Technology to Improve Stock Control

Using the latest technology to improve your stock control can streamline your business, reduce costs, and ultimately ...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 10/05/2017

eCommerce: How to Respond to Negative Feedback & Reviews

eCommerce: How to Respond to Negative Feedback & Reviews

With so many choices available through ecommerce, many shoppers rely on reviews and customer feedback to aid their de...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 10/05/2017

Selling Online: 4 Key eCommerce Platforms

Selling Online: 4 Key eCommerce Platforms

It is now easier than ever to set up an online store and market your business in the digital sphere. Whether you want...

by Katie Shepherd on 22/02/2017

4 Easy Ways New Businesses Can Earn Followers on Social Media

4 Easy Ways New Businesses Can Earn Followers on Social Media

How to earn followers on social media How many social platforms are you active on? More than half of Brits are estim...

by Tanya Wasiuta on 16/02/2017

Building Customer Personas: How to Find Out About Your Audience

Building Customer Personas: How to Find Out About Your Audience

Identifying your target audience is essential for any business. In order to implement strong and successful marketing...

by Goods In on 01/02/2017

What not to do at your office Christmas party…

What not to do at your office Christmas party…

As our office Christmas party draws near, it’s time to really put some thought into ensuring you have fun with ...

by Austin Waddecar on 16/12/2016

The Brand Supremacy!

The Brand Supremacy!

The question is how important is your brand and how important is creating awareness? Answer…Very! Benefits of...

by Tanya Wasiuta on 23/11/2016

10 Tips to help on-line retailers sell more this Christmas

10 Tips to help on-line retailers sell more this Christmas

With the Christmas season fast approaching, competition will be fierce to grab the attention of those shoppers that w...

by Tanya Wasiuta on 23/11/2016

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail - Our top tips for Black Friday

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail - Our top tips for Black Friday

Black Friday is nearly here! Is your business ready to reap the benefits on November 25th? Here’s our top ti...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 10/11/2016

UK eCommerce Christmas sales expected to shine this year!

UK eCommerce Christmas sales expected to shine this year!

An estimated 16.9 billion in eCommerce sales is estimated for Christmas 2016 according to eMarketer. Thus highlightin...

by Tanya Wasiuta on 07/11/2016

Have you heard about Instagram shopping?

Have you heard about Instagram shopping?

Businesses and individuals have always used Instagram as a successful visual advertising channel to build their brand...

by Gemma Tomlinson on 03/11/2016

Win or Lose customers when it comes to your website.

Win or Lose customers when it comes to your website.

With the festive season cropping up, now is the time for all online retailers to get their marketing strategies in pl...

by Tanya Wasiuta on 02/08/2016

Finding the Balance with Liquid

Finding the Balance with Liquid

If I was to put my neck on the block, I would say the pace of development on eCommerce has slowed a little over the p...

by leet on 13/06/2016

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