Archive for 'Building Online Sales- news and reviews by Dynamic Solutions' Category

Amazon makes first drone delivery

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, December 16, 2016

Amazon has made its first commercial delivery using a drone, in the UK. The package arrived safely at its destination in Cambridge, 13 minutes after being ordered. A video showing the process details how the order was completed using an electrically powered drone flying at up to 400ft. As part of the testing for the […]

Huge rise in contactless card payments

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2016

One in eight purchases made on UK cards in December used contactless technology, marking a surge in the use of the alternative to loose change. Just over one billion contactless transactions were completed in 2015, the UK Cards Association said. More was spent using this technology last year than during the previous seven years combined. […]

Amazon shuts paid review websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Amazon is suing four sites that pay people to produce reviews on the retailer’s site. The company alleges that the paid opinions “undermine” its review system which customers believe come from unbiased sources. Amazon is seeking damages from the four sites and wants them to stop producing the reviews. The four companies named in the […]

Ethics of blocking ads debated

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Is it ethical to block adverts online- or are the ads intrusive? According to one count, 84% of the top 100 websites in the world rely on advertising to generate revenue, utilising the now long-established trade-off: use our website for free, but you need to look at some ads while you do it. On traditional […]

Ecommerce sales forecast for 2013 holiday season

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, November 29, 2013

14 % ecommerce sales forecast to grow to $48.1 Billion for the 2013 U.S. holiday season. The first 24 days of November has seen strong desktop online spending with $18.9 billion in sales during the 2013 holiday season. The mobile ecommerce sales are expected to reach $7.1 billion, bringing the total digital ecommerce forecast spend […]

Google’s shares top $1000 as it reports earnings increase 36%

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Friday, October 18, 2013

Google’s share price has broken through the $1000 mark today- the day after it reported an increase in it’s third quarter earnings.The numbers released yesterday impressed investors who had been fretting about a downturn in Google’s ad prices that began two years ago. Those concerns evaporated, at least temporarily, with a third quarter performance that […]

New click and collect initiative between eBay and Argos announced

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new UK click and collect initiative has been launched which will mean that online shoppers will be able to order goods from eBay and pick them up from an Argos store. The “click-and-collect” scheme is being piloted by eBay in about 150 Argos shops- which is part of Home Retail Group. At least 50 […]

Amazon forced to alter pricing policy for traders

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013

Amazon has been forced to alter its pricing policy for third party traders aftermid investigations in the UK and Germany.It will drop a clause banning traders signed up to its Marketplace platform from offering products elsewhere for less. The change will come into force across the EU from Friday. As a result, the inquiries in […]

When is the best time to buy online?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Knowing when the best time to buy something online could save you a lot of money. It used to be, as the saying goes, that timing was more an art than a science. But sveral new websites are using big data analytics aims to change this by telling you when the best point in time […]

Online sales in UK now £1 in every £8 spent

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2013

According to the Financial Times the UK leads the world in our takeup of online sales as roughly £1 in every £8 spent is now spent online.That roughly equates to the total sales of all Tescos stores in the UK- the total of all of their supermarkets, metro stores and online as well. Whilst Amazon […]