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Dabs Direct has netted its first £1 million sales from a single month's trading on its Dabs Online Web site. The Bolton-based reseller has 23,000 registered users on the e-commerce site, and claims sales are growing at over 50 per cent per month. Started on 12 February, over half of the company's consumer sales business now takes place over the Web. "We shall shortly be opening our corporate and trade sites which will stimulate further growth," said Jonathan Wall, Dabs sales and marketing director. "The exciting thing for us is that only a third of our current Web customers were existing Dabs Direct customers." The company says Dabs Online will be in the top three e-commerce sites within the next year. ®

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