Category: Feature

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 […]

By on April 2020 in Feature

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 […]

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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 […]

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Taking a break is good for business

Studies show you’ll live longer, have fewer physical ailments and even be more productive if you take a week off at least once a year. Even better, taking care of your biggest business asset (you) can release inspiring ideas and a step back allows a better ‘big picture’ perspective. It’s also a good idea to […]

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It’s never too early for the C-word

Is your business and eCommerce website ready for the festive season? We all know someone who won’t tolerate a mention of the c-word until late November. But business owners know better. It’s never too early to start talking about Christmas (there, we said it). Way back in 2011, shoppers waited until the 1st December to start […]

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Minibar Products can focus on growth

Minibar Products can focus on growth after choosing JEM Marketing and Fulfilment   By choosing JEM Marketing and Fulfilment services, Minibar Products can focus on product quality and expanding brand awareness. “As a small business we found ourselves struggling to keep on top of the growing task of dispatching our orders. As a predominantly sales […]

By on April 2020 in Feature, Our Friends

Get your business Brexit Ready

Are you prepared to leave the EU? From import and export tax to EU bound parcels, Brexit means you might have to do things a bit differently, whenever the actual deal (or no deal) happens. Here’s a handy guide to what you need to consider so you and your business are ready for the changes […]

By on April 2020 in Feature, JEM News

Online Store Policies

How to Establish Policy Control and What You Should Include   Whatever the size of your online store, if you’re selling to customers you need policy statements. Policies are a set of rules, or commitments, that keep your business transactions consistent, secure and correct. They enhance customer service by boosting customer confidence and provide reassurance […]

By on April 2020 in Feature, Technology

Switching to an Order Fulfilment House

Making the Switch As your business grows, it’s impossible to handle everything yourself, especially if you want to focus on new products, growth and sales. Whether you’ve been bootstrapping your start-up by doing all your own picking, packing and shipping or your current provider isn’t measuring up, switching to a new third-party fulfilment company can […]

By on April 2020 in Feature, Fulfilment, Uncategorized