eBay Said Postage Costs, Delivery Issues Hampering SME Growth

eBay Said Postage Costs, Delivery Issues Hampering SME Growth

E-commerce giant eBay has said small online businesses in the UK believe postage costs and delivery issues will be the major limiting factor to their growth this year. The firm has commissioned a YouGov poll that showed nearly one in three small online businesses (31%) believe postage costs and delivery issues will limit their growth in the coming year. The company said 74% said the cost of overseas shipping would be an obstacle in their…

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Amazon Delivery Drones Given Green Light

Amazon Delivery Drones Given Green Light

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Amazon the green light to go ahead with testing delivery drones outside. Amazon previously criticized the FAA for being too slow with regulations and started to approach countries oversees which agreed. The FAA has said that the ‘Prime Air’ delivery drones must be operated no more than 400 feet above the ground and should travel no faster than 100 miles per hour. The air delivery service is…

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UK Shoppers Expect 3 Hour Delivery Window For Online Orders

UK Shoppers Expect 3 Hour Delivery Window For Online Orders

UK consumers are shopping online more than ever, and as a result have higher expectations of retailers when it comes to being offered more convenient delivery options. According to recent research undertaken by Ipsos Research, customers expect a delivery window of at least three hours when it comes to online purchases. Nearly all of the 800 respondents who took part in the survey (99 per cent) expected their order to be delivered within one week…

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