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Is blockchain best for business?

Why Your Business Might Want to Keep an Eye on Blockchain

April 24, 2019

For many people, ‘blockchain’ is just another cryptocurrency word like ‘Bitcoin’, ‘hodlgang’, and the rest. But blockchain is potentially a lot more than the technology behind Bitcoin. So, what could…

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Could Google's new Cloud for Retail compete with Amazon Web Services?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 13-19 April 2019

April 18, 2019

Today in the round-up: Probe into Online Reviews Google Launches ‘Cloud for Retail’ Amazon Out of China Amazon Cuts Promotion for Own Brands Changes in ‘Refund Culture’; PayPal Change Terms…

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These headphones had a great rating, but I can't hear anything; the problem with fake Amazon reviews.

Fake Amazon Reviews Continue: A Closer Look

April 16, 2019

Fake Amazon reviews. Just how big a problem are they for Amazon sellers? Earlier this month we looked at Amazon’s practice of review bundling and how it’s unfortunately allowed low-value…

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Could Microsoft be fielding a 'Shopify Rival' soon?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 6-12 April 2019

April 12, 2019

Welcome to the first in a new series of weekly news blogs looking at recent developments in the eCommerce world. Today: Microsoft & Squarespace move into the eCommerce CMS Market…

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What are your UK Mail alternatives, and which ones does your system work with?

UK Mail Packets Closure – What Are Your Alternatives?

April 10, 2019

If you’re a UK Mail customer who frequently uses their Packets service for your shipping, yesterday’s email notice that the service is coming to an end is probably something of…

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Many of these packages may cost Amazon Sellers less to sell under new reduced referral fees.

Amazon Sellers to Take Advantage of New Referral Fees

April 9, 2019

Following a successful trial in American markets this February, Amazon is reducing referral fees for multiple product categories in the UK and the EU. Amazon’s share of retail is huge…

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Are Amazon reviews as trustworthy as they should be? As fake reviews are being produced at scale, it seems like there are issues to watch for.

Amazon Review Bundling Leads to Outcry

April 8, 2019

The Amazon Which? Hunt UK consumer rights magazine Which? has turned its attention to customer reviews on Amazon and how they affect sales. We recently looked at how the retail…

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The Full Story: Amazon’s “Vendor Purge”

March 18, 2019

Two weeks ago, Amazon stopped buying from its Vendors. The change was abrupt and had no warning – one day, the weekly purchase order just wasn’t there for tens of…

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CRaP products cut down on profits even for Amazon. Don't fall down the same trap.

AmazonWatch: CRaP Product Policy Changes

March 12, 2019

Over the past week, Amazon has been addressing everything from Amazon Vendors to Fulfilment by Amazon. There seems to be a common thread, though – CRaP products. CRaP is internal…

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A new Royal Mail study shows online retail is only growing more important to UK businesses

State of the Art in UK Retail 2019

March 5, 2019

Three quarters of all UK SMEs have a dedicated ecommerce site of their own, according to a new study conducted by the Royal Mail. But only 47% of online retailers…

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New Report Recommends Higher Taxes for Online Retailers

February 22, 2019

Could higher taxes for online retailers be the solution to the woes of the British high street? Looking to the Future A new government report addresses the future of the…

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Warehouse News Forecasts Picker Automation

February 18, 2019

“There seems no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) looks set to transform robotic item picking into a reliable and affordable reality.” In their latest edition, Warehouse News has been looking…

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