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Author: Mark Kirschner


Building a multi-billion pound business online

The recent valuation of Facebook at $104bn, the purchase of Instagram (by Facebook) for a billion dollars, and even Rakuten’s investment in social network Pinterest shows that there is serious money to be made in online business. 

We ask all our merchants to join the Rakuten University to help them maximise their online sales, but some of the principles taught here can be applied to any online business, however they sell.

Here are some invaluable tips for online business and retailers that we’ve learnt over the years...

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