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The essential Online Marketplace worldwide guide

September 24, 2020

The Online marketplace sector have long been a major retail channel in the UK and worldwide, to the point where some of the world’s largest companies are now online marketplaces. In all, they are in the top 10 of biggest retailers in countries around the globe, having taken the spots of traditional retailers like supermarkets…

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An essential guide to selling on eBay worldwide

September 21, 2020

When it comes to buying and selling online, eBay is one of the top virtual marketplaces. Especially when it comes to getting items at a great price. While Amazon has its own appeal, thousands of consumers choose eBay every day. Thanks to its affordability, access and, of course, all the second-hand items available to buy.…

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Cheapest UK Courier Services available to Online Sellers

September 18, 2020

Delivery costs can be a large expense for many e-commerce sellers. It is important to keep your knowledge of the best UK courier prices up-to-date, not only to maximise your profit margins but also to keep your customer base satisfied. There is often a fair amount of flexibility in pricing when it comes to business…

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Sell Your Products on La Redoute

September 19, 2019

If you sell homeware, clothing, jewellery or accessories you’re probably already aware of La Redoute. One of the rare brick & mortar retailers to also become a major player in eCommerce, La Redoute is originally French but now operates in twenty-six countries. La Redoute don’t have to be a competitor, though – they operate as…

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Argos' augmented reality app: is it the future of online retail?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 27 April – 3 May 2019

May 3, 2019

A busy week for eCommerce news sees us pull some stories from outside the usual suspects. So what do you need to know? DPD Goes Environmentally Conscious with eBike Delivery Argos AR App: The Shape of Things to Come Amazon Set Up New UK Fulfilment Centre Zalando Customer Reach Skyrockets Over Q1 2019 Facebook Group…

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eBay Watermarks Policy Change: Update

January 12, 2018

We reported back in September, eBay’s new ‘Picture Policy’ update, and their intention to begin enforcing the removal of listings that contained images with watermarks from the 1st March 2018. Since then, eBay have received a lot of negative criticism from individual sellers and focus groups, which they seemed to have listen to. And have…

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eBay Policy Update – Sellers Must Remove Watermarks from Images

September 21, 2017

In eBay’s recent Autumn 2017 Sellers News release, they have announced further policy updates – including what is bound to be a highly disliked change to product images. ** Please read our updated article here ** So what is the update? From March 2018, eBay will no longer allow the use of watermarks in product…

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Are You Ready for the eBay Links & Contact Information Policy Update?

September 6, 2017

From October 2017, with changes to several of eBay’s policy updates, UK sellers will no longer be able to insert external link URL’s into their product listings, whether they are clickable or not. Except in specific circumstances and to permitted domains. Sellers will also no longer be able to share contact information in product descriptions,…

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International Selling on Amazon & eBay

August 3, 2017

Selling internationally on Amazon and eBay does present difficulties for most UK sellers, but it would be short-sighted not to reap the rewards and benefits of trading across boarders just because it was a challenge. Expanding your market internationally can deliver sizeable growth opportunities, especially if you are an early adopter within your category. Amazon,…

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Amazon Suspensions – Why do they happen and how can you prevent them?

August 2, 2017

There can be many reasons why Amazon sellers becomes suspended. Amazon often informs the offending account of the cause, but because some are triggered automatically by certain flags, the reasons can be unclear and confusing to the seller. However it usually comes down to either poor seller performance, policy violations or the selling of restricted…

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Sell on Amazon – Assumptions and Optimisations

June 28, 2017

There are many resources, guides, eBooks and whitepapers freely available to educate Amazon sellers on the best way to optimise their product listings. Most offer great value and advice, but there is also a lot of hearsay and un-tested theories that are taken as fact. Some of the more common assumptions are down to advice…

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