Tag Archives: e-commerce

N+1 app to ‘revolutionise’ D2C e-commerce for cycling brands

N+1 has launched, offering a new platform for brands to showcase products and connect with customers around the world. “We wanted to create a one-stop platform for cyclists to browse from their favourite brands and products in one place, displayed in a user-friendly and innovative way,” said founder Paul Gorbach. …

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Cyclescheme, Citrus-Lime partner to offer new ‘groundbreaking’ e-commerce feature

Cyclescheme has partnered with Citrus-Lime to offer a new ‘groundbreaking’ e-commerce feature to independent bike shops across the UK. Previously, Cyclecheme certificates could only be redeemed and processed in-store. The integration between Cyclescheme and Citrus-Lime will now enable independent bike dealers to deliver the ‘simplest and cleanest’ customer experience. “This fantastic new feature means …

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Technology is key to success for IBDs, says Citrus-Lime

Citrus-Lime director James Steel has voiced his concerns for independent bike dealers that are yet to adopt extended payment and fulfilment options for customers. “The UK retail sector was undergoing a structural shift before the pandemic,” he said, “but the rapid uptake of digital services means retailers need to have …

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WiggleCRC to be acquired by Signa Sports United

The WiggleCRC Group is set to be acquired by global sports e-commerce and technology platform Signa Sports United. The platform has entered into a business combination agreement with Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company led by chairman and president Ron Burkle and CFO and COO Ira …

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Government launches ‘bounce-back’ plans for consumer and retail industry

Exports minister Graham Stuart MP has announced a series of new measures to support businesses in the consumer and retail industry to export overseas as part of efforts to help the sector recover from COVID-19. The new measures will offer immediate support to businesses by ensuring specialists provide advice on …

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Online marketplace OnBuy grows 24,000% in four years

Online marketplace OnBuy has revealed 24,000% GMV growth at the end of this fiscal year, four years after launching. It has also announced 600% revenue growth in 2020, and has tripled its workforce to over 50 full-time staff. The announcement of the growth comes shortly after OnBuy closed a £5 …

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OnBuy closes Series A funding round

UK-based e-commerce business OnBuy is set to launch globally this summer after securing a £5 million investment. OnBuy’s founder and CEO Cas Paton is projecting the business to be turning over £2 billion in sales by 2024. Following a 1,100% sales increase in the past year, and now closing this …

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Je James launches new e-commerce website

Je James is launching its new e-commerce website. “We’d been running a Magento system for a number of years and we’d over-engineered it to the point of bursting at the seams,” said Mark James. “With our customers coming to depend on us during these difficult times, we knew we couldn’t …

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Selle Royal launches ‘Back in the Saddle’ campaign

Selle Royal has launched a new campaign, ‘Back in the Saddle,’ across its e-commerce and social channels. The campaign aims to support bike owners choosing to cycle as an active and healthy lifestyle choice through promoting its key benefits: Back in the saddle for the earth Cycling to commute to …

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Inner tubes sales ‘up 1,800%’

New data from e-commerce platform RedBrain.com has revealed what the UK has been searching for and buying during the last three months. It found that inner tubes sales were up 1,800%, searches for bicycles were up 500%, searches and sales of saddles were up 300% and bike tools sales were …

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