ecommerce

Online shopping in the UK has been increasing steadily year on year for the last decade and a half. According to the Office for National Statistics, online sales accounted for more than 25% of all UK retail sales in 2020 – compared with less than 3% in 2006.

What kind of businesses spring to mind when you think about online sales? It will most likely be business to consumer retailers, using the internet to sell their products directly to customers. Certainly, most retailers will have an e-shop, using it either to sell exclusively online or perhaps to complement a physical store.

Choosing a Payment Gateway: 7 Essential Considerations

In the pre-internet world, paying for a product or service wasn’t always as easy as it is today. Customers would have to either visit the business in person, mail a cheque, make a bank transfer or pay over the phone using a credit or debit card.

If you have a retail or wholesale business and want to sell online then you should consider how your website can help you.

Add an online store to an existing website or build a new website with an e-commerce shop.