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The end of Amazon's 1-Click patent could prove very important for savvy retailers

The end of Amazon's 1-Click patent could prove very important for savvy retailers

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Back in 1999, retailing giant Amazon patented its 1-Click checkout system, suing others, like Barnes & Noble, for using a similar process, and licensing the system out to other businesses.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 14th 2017 at 10:21AM
Amazon rival OnBuy reaches milestone after listing its millionth product

Amazon rival OnBuy reaches milestone after listing its millionth product

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British online marketplace OnBuy.com has listed its millionth product, reaching a major milestone in its rapid growth.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 19th 2017 at 4:12PM
Can MI retailers cash in on Amazon Prime Day?

Can MI retailers cash in on Amazon Prime Day?

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Today (July 11th) is Amazon Prime Day – a Black Friday-like event that the retail giant kick-started in 2015 to offer exclusive deals to its Prime customers.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 11th 2017 at 11:49AM
What's the most popular UK region for online shopping?

What's the most popular UK region for online shopping?

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Continuing our monthly report from PCA Predict on the habits of online shoppers, June’s statistics have revealed how the general election on June 8th affected consumer spending, and what region ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 7th 2017 at 11:22AM

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How Brexit has affected online retail over the past 12 months

How Brexit has affected online retail over the past 12 months

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It has been one year since 51.9% of the voting population in the UK decided that leaving the European Union was best for Britain.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 23rd 2017 at 11:18AM
How to design an efficient e-commerce website for today's 'mobile first' consumers

How to design an efficient e-commerce website for today's 'mobile first' consumers

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Ben Morgan, head of partnerships at unbiased price search engine Pricesearcher.com, outlines a number of practical tips for creating the ideal e-commerce website for today’s ‘mobile first’ consumers…

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 13th 2017 at 10:29AM
What is the most popular hour for online retail in the UK?

What is the most popular hour for online retail in the UK?

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In a new monthly report, MI Pro is able to give retailers insight into the previous month’s ecommerce trends so you can map out what times shoppers are most likely ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 11:36AM
40% of the global population to use online retail services by 2021

40% of the global population to use online retail services by 2021

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Users of digital commerce services will reach 3 billion by 2021, or 40% of the global population, forecasts Juniper Research.

Laura  Barnes
on May 30th 2017 at 2:54PM

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Top 10 stories of the week: New gear from Roland, Mondays most popular for online shopping, Neuroscience and ear training

Top 10 stories of the week: New gear from Roland, Mondays most popular for online shopping, Neuroscience and ear training

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The biggest news this week was the announcement that Roland will be unveiling 14 new products over the next month.

Laura  Barnes
on May 26th 2017 at 10:40AM
Why you should pay special attention to your online store on Mondays

Why you should pay special attention to your online store on Mondays

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As Retail Therapy Week begins today (Monday 22nd) a new report has looked into the shopping habits of consumers in the UK.

Laura  Barnes
on May 22nd 2017 at 11:23AM
April saw fastest footfall growth in 5 years, but how can retailers keep the momentum going?

April saw fastest footfall growth in 5 years, but how can retailers keep the momentum going?

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Footfall in April grew 1.6% – the fastest growth since March 2014, revealed the latest BRC-Springboard footfall and vacancies monitor.

Laura  Barnes
on May 16th 2017 at 11:38AM
Redesigned Musicroom site offers educational advice, interviews and biggest selection of sheet music in UK

Redesigned Musicroom site offers educational advice, interviews and biggest selection of sheet music in UK

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The Music Sales Group has announced the launch of the newly redesigned musicroom.com website.

Laura  Barnes
on May 15th 2017 at 2:19PM

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Gear4music reports 'transformational year' with record sales and profits

Gear4music reports 'transformational year' with record sales and profits

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Online MI retailer Gear4music has announced its unaudited financial results for the 12 months ended 28th February 2017.

Laura  Barnes
on May 11th 2017 at 10:11AM
Sheet Music Plus celebrates 20-year anniversary with online promotions

Sheet Music Plus celebrates 20-year anniversary with online promotions

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The world’s largest online sheet music retailer is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 25th 2017 at 2:41PM
Retailers should make the most of online shoppers as well as high street visitors over Easter weekend

Retailers should make the most of online shoppers as well as high street visitors over Easter weekend

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Easter Weekend is almost here, and retail experts are predicting an increase of 8.8% in high street footfall compared to last year.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:58AM