Author Archives: Expandly

Expandly shortlisted for MK Business Achievement Awards 2020

Expandly’s CEO and multi-channel ecommerce software has reached the finals for not one, but two prestigious awards in the MK Business Achievement Awards 2020.  . Following two gruelling rounds of judging (and many sleepless nights), Expandly has been shortlisted for: Technology business – sponsored by Integral Powertrain Entrepreneur of the year – sponsored by Keens […]

How to sell on Wish 2020

Learn how to sell on Wish and take advantage of one of the biggest mobile commerce platforms out there.

January eCommerce news roundup

January – the month of salads, water, nights in and the following not-to-be-missed eCommerce news.  Easy like a Sunday morning Amazon has made it even easier to purchase from the platform (as if one-click wasn’t enough.) With the Echo Show 5 and 8, shoppers can scan barcodes to add products to Alexa’s shopping list. This […]

Young Enterprise 2020 – Supporting young entrepreneurs

Last Sunday, our CEO Alan Wilson was invited to judge the local Young Enterprise trade fair in Milton Keynes.  Young Enterprise is a national charity, aimed at equipping young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to change the world. Every year, teams of students across the country are tasked with setting up and running […]

Preparing your eCommerce store for Christmas 2020

Yes, it’s January, and yes, we mentioned the c-word. But don’t worry, we haven’t gone completely crazy. If you spent last month cursing your annual promise and failure to be ready for Christmas early, then this blog on preparing your eCommerce store for Christmas 2020 is just for you.  “Well, that came around quickly.” You […]

7 questions to ask before going D2C

If you’ve been following our eCommerce blog recently, you’ll know that direct to consumer (D2C) commerce is rapidly gaining popularity in the retail and eCommerce world. Is your manufacturing business ready to jump on the bandwagon and join the hype? Find out with these 7 questions to ask before going D2C.  Recap – what is […]

Do shoppers want fast delivery?

Amazon, eBay, Shopify and even Etsy would all have you believe that fast delivery is the secret sauce of successful online selling. But is it? According to a recent survey by parcel data management platform, NetDespatch, just 3% of shoppers want same-day delivery, and only 29% want next-day. That leaves an overwhelming 62% of shoppers happy […]

The future of retail: D2C

Direct to consumer (D2C) is the latest buzzword in the retail industry, and with good reason. High street stores are closing at an alarming rate, eCommerce marketplaces are thriving, and customers are becoming increasingly motivated by personalised brand experiences. D2C commerce enables traditional manufacturers to take advantage of this current state of retail by selling […]

Ghost stock – how to utilise scarcity to boost eCommerce conversions

Scarcity is a well known psychological tactic for boosting eCommerce conversions. If you have plenty of items in stock, then customers are tempted to mull it over, wait for payday or even shop around. If you have limited stock, however, then suddenly customers need to buy that product right now before they miss out.  But […]

December eCommerce news roundup

December – the month of presents, chocolates, mince pies, fun, festivities, cake…and of course, the following not-to-be-missed eCommerce news.  Congratulations We don’t normally blow out own trumpet, but this month we deserve to.  Expandly was voted onto BusinessCloud‘s list of 100 eCommerce trailblazers for 2019. Joining the likes of Skyscanner, Auto Trader and Ocado, we […]