Blog Posts

We often write about the fulfiment industry and the latest news and events surrounding it...

Sustainability in Retail

Sustainability in retail has real value – although it was once considered a cost burden that catered to a small number of keen greenies, sustainability is now a major decision factor for many consumers. According to Accenture’s latest study, 62% of UK consumers prefer to buy from companies that are reducing their use of plastics and two […]

Feature - April 2020

A trip down memory lane

It’s been a very busy couple of weeks at JEM Towers, sorting through hundreds of books that the founder of My School Bookclub, David Teale, kindly decided to donate to charity. We’ve packed and shipped anywhere from a box or two to an entire pallet. One charity that’s making use of this generous donation is […]

Our Friends - April 2020

Payment Processing for eCommerce

APayment Processing for eCommerce is increasingly being carried out smartphones, sending payment for services has never been easier. Furthermore, money sent will arrive with recipients within minutes and just a few ‘taps’. So is it really any wonder that cheque payments are on a downward spiral and have moved aside for digital payment processing for […]

Technology - April 2020

Smart Tracking Technology

Smart tracking technology has never been more important for eCommerce business looking to keep their customers happy. In many cases it’s no longer enough to acknowledge the despatch of an order; customers want to know exactly where it is at any given moment, and when they can expect to receive it.  A study by Forrester […]

Fulfilment - April 2020

Get Ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!

The biggest online shopping event of the year is almost upon us once again, and with high-street stores and websites providing deals at every angle you can possibly turn your head at, it is set to be yet another barn-storming event with record-breaking sales. Smashing Records – The Numbers Last year in Britain alone during […]

JEM News - April 2020

2017’s Most Wanted Christmas Toys

Long-gone are the days of flicking through the high-street catalogues and circling your wish list for Christmas, dog-earing pages for mental reminders and hints for presents. Although jotting a list of wants and demands down on paper and online wish lists are the way of the world these days, a lot of the brands and […]

Feature - April 2020

Are you GDPR compliant?

Are you GDPR compliant? GDPR has officially launched, we talk about how best to make sure you business is compliant. Without a real helpful official guideline document or checklist to work through and tailor, it has been a dark and blind alley process for a lot of smaller companies wondering where to start with this […]

JEM News - April 2020

Eco-Friendly eCommerce – going green

In 2017 we saw a seismic shift towards more eco-friendly eCommerce with the likes of plastic and non-bio-degradable product packaging. A big part of this was down to Blue Planet 2, the popular BBC show hosted by David Attenborough which drew in approximately 14 million people for the series opener. At the tail-end of each […]

Feature - April 2020

The Evolution of Charities

  There are currently 185,000 registered charities in the UK, with 5000 being newly founded each year. Charities are a great way of people helping the causes that are the closest to their hearts the most, and with the growing number of foundations that people are creating, each avenue of charity has plenty of backers […]

Feature - April 2020

Christmas Charity Shoe Box Drive

This Christmas, JEM Marketing have been helping a great cause in the community by donating shoe boxes full of toys, toiletries and winter clothes to deprived and under privileged children in Romania for the holiday. We were delighted to help the Cranleigh Rotary Club with this, who, yearly, collect as many boxes as they can from local schools […]

JEM News, Our Friends - April 2020