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SMEs are set to make a breakthrough in the mobile market this year, according to a new survey.

A partnership that allows eBay sellers to offer a Click & Collect service through Argos stores has been expanded.

Everton Football Club has signed a three-deal with US-based ticket marketplace StubHub.

Online retailer OneClick has secured an eBay Enterprise Account as its quest for growth continues.

Sunday 4 December is set to be the busiest day of the year for online shopping across the web and mobile platforms.

New figures released by the ecommerce website ebay indicate that 127 UK companies using its services will achieve a turnover of at least £1 million this year.

An entrepreneur who set up an eBay business selling seconds for the clothing company Superdry has been bought out by the parent company for £500,000.

The internet is viewed as a “double-edged sword” for businesses, according to the latest brands research from intellectual property solicitors Marks & Clerk.

A legal row which threatened the future of internet telecoms company Skype has been settled.

In an indication that the financial crises is now truly spreading to the general economy, Ebay has announced swingeing job cuts.

The online auction house eBay is axing 1,000 jobs or 10% of its global workforce as it looks to save £85m a year in the face of slowing sales.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.