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Actinic Survey of Ecommerce Sales Shows SME Sector Remains Strong in Q4 2010 - Christmas sales increase orders by 13% over Q3 2010
Actinic Survey of Ecommerce Sales Shows SME Sector Remains Strong in Q4 2010

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2011/01/08 - Christmas sales increase orders by 13% over Q3 2010.

   
 
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The quarterly online sales survey conducted by ecommerce specialist Actinic (actinic.co.uk) reports a 12% increase in revenue in the three months to 31 December 2010 when compared to the same quarter in 2009. The Q4 2010 Actinic survey of small and medium businesses selling online, also shows that the average number of orders processed by each merchant increased 10% when compared to Q4 2009. Christmas had a positive impact on the average number of orders processed with 13% more in the fourth quarter when compared to Q3 2010.

In addition respondents reported their average shopping cart value increased slightly during the period from £67.30 in the fourth quarter 2009 to £68.90 in the same period in 2010.

E-tailers reported that the early snow placed extra pressures on their customer service operations as people were anxious about their orders arriving in time for Christmas.

Richard Smart, managing director, Smart Packaging, smartpackagingstore.co.uk reports that, “Although our customer service queries increased over 400% due to the unprecedented weather conditions, we still managed to increase our sales by 19%. We found that by working very closely with our main carriers we were able to offer a dedicated Weather Help page on the site which indicated the ‘troubled’ postcodes which then helped customers when ordering.”

Ben Biscoe, managing director of Fairyglass fairyglass.co.uk comments that, “While the snow caused a few problems with deliveries, it also meant that customers did not venture out to shop. As a result we had our best online sales ever this Christmas, up around 15% on last year.”

Nick Kington, managing director at Actinic comments, “Despite the snow and ice, SMEs selling online have continued to report healthy increases in both the number of orders processed, and most importantly the revenues achieved in the run up to the crucial Christmas trading period. This survey highlights that more consumers have opted for the convenience of online shopping this Christmas, although businesses have had to work extra hard to overcome the customer service difficulties created by the weather conditions.

About Actinic
Founded in 1996, Actinic (actinic.co.uk) is a British company specialising in helping small and medium retailers trade, both online and offline, using its ecommerce and electronic point of sale (EPOS) packages.

Actinic offers ecommerce products for web designers and self-builders, including both web-based and desktop solutions. The range includes Actinic Enterprise, Actinic Business, Actinic Catalog, Actinic Express and Actinic Designer. Actinic powers more UK ecommerce sites than any other company.

Actinic EPOS systems give a comprehensive feature set that is straightforward to operate at great value. The range extends from a low cost, single till installation for the smaller store, to integrated multi-till and multi-site systems with head office functionality for centralised product, stock and price updating and reporting.

Trademarks: Actinic, Actinic Catalog, Actinic Business, Actinic Express and Actinic Designer are registered trademarks of Actinic Software Limited.

Contacts:
Simon Armstrong, marketing manager, Actinic - T: 0845 129 4800

Actinic PR:
Jane Lee, Dexterity (dexterity.co.uk),
E: actinic at dexterity.co.uk / T: 01273 470199

 
 
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