The eCommerce blog

A graph from the Peak Predictions infographic

Peak predictions: 2018’s Black Friday to Christmas shopping trends

Posted on by Luke Nava
In our new infographic, we've mined five years of order fulfilment software data, to uncover the shopping trends that'll shape peak season in 2018. Discover the trends and how you can prepare for them as an online retailer.
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A wall planner above a desk, highlight all of the key shopping days in the retail holiday calendar.

Get ready for 2018’s key shopping days: download your retail holiday calendar

Posted on by Luke Nava
With peak season seeming to get longer every year, we've put together a downloadable wall planner to help you prepare. In this post, download your copy and find out what the key dates of the 2018 retail holiday calendar will be.
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The front cover of the white paper "Plan for Peak Season: Maximising Your Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Christmas Sales"

James and James urges retailers to “Plan for Peak” now with latest white paper

Posted on by Luke Nava
In our new white paper, we highlight how you can maximize your Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Holiday sales. You'll find out this year's key shopping dates, and how you can plan ahead to avoid peak season stress.
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An icon of the American flag - a metaphor for selling to the USA from the UK

Is it really that difficult to sell online to the USA?

Posted on by Luke Nava
Brexit uncertainty means that more UK businesses are now thinking about selling into the USA rather than Europe. But is it as hard as you think? Find out in this post, which dispels 5 common myths.
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The cover of the white paper 5 Ways Outsourced Fulfilment Can Help Your Growing Business

White paper: 5 ways outsourced fulfilment can help your growing business

Posted on by Luke Nava
In our new white paper, we shed light on the key benefits that growing businesses realise, when they outsource their fulfilment. Learn how it can help you reduce your costs, reclaim your time and delight your customers.
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An online retailer packs a box at home, prior to choosing outsourced fulfilment

Outsourced fulfilment: what is it and is it right for you?

Posted on by Luke Nava
If you've heard of outsourced fulfilment, but aren't sure what it is, this is the post for you. We answer four frequently asked questions, explaining how order fulfilment works and if it's right for you.
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An icon of a rocket: a metaphor for James and James's rapid growth.

James and James joins the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies

Posted on by Luke Nava
James and James Fulfilment has been ranked #547 on the FT1000 – the Financial Times' list of Europe's fastest-growing companies, compiled with Statista. Learn more about our impressive growth in this post.
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An icon of a bar graph on a blackboard: a metaphor for eCommerce stock control and inventory management

6 reasons stock control is important for eCommerce success

Posted on by Luke Nava
As your online store takes off, your product range sprawls and hundreds of orders flood in, it's time to take your eCommerce stock control and inventory management seriously. Here are six reasons why.
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An icon of a paper aeroplane: a metaphor for eCommerce shipping.

eCommerce shipping strategies: when should you offer free shipping?

Posted on by Luke Nava
Deciding how to charge for shipping is always a dilemma that store owners struggle with. In this post, find out whether free shipping is feasible and profitable for you, and explore other shipping strategies.
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An icon of a mouse pointer hovering over a buy button: a metaphor for eCommerce conversion rate optimisation.

Boost your eCommerce conversion rate with this 15-point optimisation checklist

Posted on by Luke Nava
If you're getting traffic to your online store, but aren't seeing the sales you'd hoped for, it's time to understand your eCommerce conversion rate and optimise it. This post guides you through a 15-point checklist to boost your sales.
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An icon of a megaphone: a metaphor for getting traffic to your online store

8 ways to get traffic to your online store without spending a fortune

Posted on by Luke Nava
You’ve had a brilliant eCommerce business idea. You’ve set up an online store. Now comes the hard part – starting to get traffic to it. In this post, discover eight ways to do that without spending a fortune.
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An icon of a shopping cart: a metaphor for eCommerce platforms.

What’s the best eCommerce platform for creating your online store?

Posted on by Luke Nava
Want to start an online store? In this post, we'll show you how to find the best eCommerce platform for you, asking four questions to help you choose between Amazon Marketplace, WooCommerce, Shopify and Magento.
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