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Press Releases from Actinic (12 total)

Actinic Launches Ecommerce Fraud Checking Service with The 3rd Man

West Byfleet, Surrey – 3 June 2009 – With research showing consumers increasingly worried about card security when shopping online, Actinic (, the UK expert in ecommerce for small and medium businesses, has responded to the challenge with a major enhancement to its Actinic Payments service for combating card-not-present (CNP) fraud. Actinic Payments’ merchants now have seamless access to the anti-fraud, card verification service from The 3rd Man for no

Actinic Customers Give Advice on Maximising Online Sales in Tough Times

West Byfleet, Surrey – 16 February 2009 - Each day seems to bring worse economic news, and vying for top billing in the hard knocks competition is the retail industry. Even online, times are getting tougher. Chris Barling, CEO of ecommerce and EPOS supplier, Actinic ( has been seeking out tips from web retailers on how to get in fighting trim. The advice given ranges from getting the basics really

Actinic Upgrades Web-based Ecommerce Solution, Actinic Express, to Version 2.0

Special offer: Create a web store for just £1 Hi-res image available from Dexterity West Byfleet, Surrey – 3 February 2009 - Actinic, the award-winning ecommerce software provider today announces version 2.0 of its entry-level, web-based shopping cart, Actinic Express ( This provides startup web retailers with a quick and cost-effective way to start trading online, enabling them to create and manage their own online shop, all via a web browser. The

Actinic Poll Reports Positive Online Sales to Add Some Cheer to Bleak Christmas …

Hi-res photo of Nick Kington available from Dexterity West Byfleet, Surrey, 5 January 2009 -- Even with the bargain hunters out in force since Boxing Day, the retail high street sales are unlikely to salvage the poor Christmas trading results for the majority of the bricks and mortar retailers. But one ray of hope for retailers could be their online sales. According to the latest research conducted by ecommerce specialist Actinic

Actinic Appoints Director of Product Development

West Byfleet, Surrey, 24 July 2008 – Actinic, the award-winning developer of ecommerce and EPOS software for small and medium businesses, has appointed Ben Dyer to the newly-created position of Product Development Director. Ben will lead the development of Actinic’s growing portfolio of ecommerce and retail applications. Actinic CEO Chris Barling expands on why the post has been created: “There are significant changes taking place in ecommerce at the moment.

Fashion Retailer, Plain Lazy Launches New Web Store Powered by Actinic

Hi-res screen shot of the Plain Lazy website available from Dexterity West Byfleet, Surrey, 22 May 2008 - Popular lifestyle clothing brand Plain Lazy has teamed up with web design agency Green Jersey Web Design to expand the online sector of its business, using Actinic’s ecommerce software for the new site at Visitors to the site can not only buy clothing from Plain Lazy and its three sister brands Lazy

BFI Launches Filmstore Online in Partnership with Green Jersey & Actinic

West Byfleet, UK, 12 February 2008 - For the first time film enthusiasts worldwide can now access a wide selection of DVDs, books, gifts and other film-related products from the British Film Institute’s collection at its new Filmstore website. This is thanks to a partnership between the BFI, web design agency Green Jersey and ecommerce supplier Actinic. The Filmstore at BFI Southbank, London SE1 opened last March offering a comprehensive range

Actinic-Powered Eco-Store Wins Yahoo! Shopping Find of the Year Award 2007

West Byfleet, Surrey - 5 February 2008 - Top slot in the shopping site category in the Yahoo! UK Finds of the Year awards 2007 has gone to an Actinic-powered online store specialising in environmentally-friendly products. Nigel Berman, proprietor of Hove-based Nigel’s Eco Store ( believes his victory, in the face of stiff competition in the retail sector “reflects the general increase in demand for eco products”. The Eco Store site

Actinic Ecommerce Survey Reveals Another Happy eChristmas with More Customers, S …

Hi-res image available for this story. West Byfleet, Surrey - 2 January 2008 - An early poll done by retail specialist, Actinic, into Christmas trading results has found continued growth in shopping online. Respondents reported a 27% rise in the number of customers buying online at Christmas compared to the same period in 2006. They also reported an even greater increase in internet revenues at 46% – indicating that

New Retail Research by Actinic Finds Big Gap Between EPOS Perception and Adoptio …

West Byfleet, Surrey - 28 November 2007 - 70% of small and medium retailers can see the benefits of EPOS systems (computerised tills), yet only 40% percent have actually adopted them, according to a new survey by pfa Research for EPOS and ecommerce systems supplier Actinic. Out of a sample of over 100 SME retailers, only 12% did not think an EPOS system would bring any benefits – although 18% did

Actinic Targets More Retailers With New Services Division and Software Solution

West Byfleet, Surrey - 1 August 2007 - Ecommerce and EPOS systems provider, Actinic announces the formation of a new business unit – Business Services – to provide dedicated, tailored sales, technical support and development resources to established retailers looking to take their business to the next level. The changes also see the introduction of Actinic Enterprise, Actinic’s first true multi-channel product integrating ecommerce, mail order, telephone order and EPOS

Actinic Survey Finds Web Designers in 2007 Are Running Faster to Stand Still

West Byfleet, Surrey - 13 June 2007 - Ecommerce software supplier, Actinic today reveals the results of its annual survey of web designers. It found them building significantly more sites than in previous years, but a decrease in the revenue per site all but cancelled out any potential increase in earnings. This suggests a more competitive market, more efficiency on the part of web designers, or a combination of the

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