Social selling

Social selling for eCommerce

‘Social Selling’ has been a buzzword around eCommerce for a few years now and it has a bit of a mixed reputation amongst merchants. So what’s the deal? How can it help your store grow? From unboxing videos on YouTube (which are ridiculously popular) to influencer promotions on Instagram and Snapchat, social media has evolved.…


7 eCommerce trends

7 eCommerce Trends that are dominating 2017

Every year, people discuss what ‘trends’ occur. This applies to every aspect of retail and business, from clothing to homeware, to fulfilment to haircuts and delivery rates. For eCommerce, the trends that appear focus on the improvement of online stores and their behaviours. Within this article, we’ll discuss 7 of this year’s biggest eCommerce trends,…


An icon of a rocket: a metaphor for James and James's rapid growth.

James and James recognised as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing European companies

Inc. magazine today ranked eCommerce order fulfilment provider James and James Fulfilment NO.1688 on its annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the Europe’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the European economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell,…


Look at fulfilment cost

Why online retailers must look past the initial fulfilment cost to obtain its true value

Online retail is a competitive business, and while the industry continues to boom, eCommerce operations managers are working to balance tight budgets with growing customer expectations. Outsourcing can be an efficient way to reduce fulfilment costs, but retailers can often be put off by the initial figures instead of considering the overall financial benefits when…