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Velocity Commerce reboots sponsorship drive for grassroots sports clubs and local causes

#BackedByVelocity initiative to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic Support for sports teams, community clubs and charities As lockdown restrictions ease, and community sports teams, clubs and causes of all kinds start to look ahead to the future, we’re rebooting our #BackedByVelocity initiative to support those who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. […]

How can brands compete with unbranded products on online-marketplaces?

Take a customer-centric approach Build trust through reliability Quality must not be compromised Amazon, with its abundance and range of products, continues to lead the way, ahead of its rivals, as the marketplace for the selling of unbranded, inexpensive and private label products. Amazon is all about convenience – both for consumers and businesses. Research […]

Velocity Commerce donates £3,000 worth of toys to support vulnerable children during Covid-19

Donate to charities helping vulnerable kids during Covid-19 #BackedByVelocity initiative to help charities struggling during Covid-19 Here at Velocity Commerce, we work with a range of children’s brands, and, during these unprecedented times, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to use what we have to support those in need. KidsOut is a national charity […]

How the ecommerce industry is responding to coronavirus – yes, it’s not all negative

What impact is coronavirus having on the ecommerce industry? High volumes of searches for high-demand products, such as toilet paper and pasta Re-prioritisation of distribution by Amazon Increased sales of ‘home entertainment products’ such as radios and DVD players New charitable initiatives launched by companies across the retail sector The impact of the coronavirus pandemic […]

How can you minimise returns when selling online, for the benefit of your brand, the environment and your customers?

Four ways to reduce your rate of returns when selling online: Provide detailed, accurate information at the point of sale Listen to your customers’ feedback Be creative in your problem solving Provide reactive customer care Managing returns is a key part of effective online retail, but, as well as the impact returns have on a […]

The Importance of Customer Feedback: Velocity Commerce reaches 200,000 feedback on eBay

As all users of online marketplaces will know, when consumers buy an item on eBay, they are able to rate their experience with the seller, and these ratings are then added to the seller’s overall feedback and conglomerated and averaged to determine the seller’s overall performance. This week, Velocity Commerce’s eBay shop, velocityelectronics, reached the […]

Predictions for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday 2019 is fast approaching and preparations are in full swing – this year the international shopping event will take place on Friday 29 November. In 2017, it was reported that UK shoppers spent £1.4bn over the Black Friday weekend. Although this figure was not exceeded in 2018, shoppers still spent record levels for […]

Predictions for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday 2019 is fast approaching and preparations are in full swing – this year the international shopping event will take place on Friday 29 November. In 2017, it was...

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