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Catalyst EU 2015: Cross Border Trade

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There was a really interesting session at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst – the Cross Border Trade Panel. Marc Vicente of Rakuten Europe, Hamish Macdonald of TradeMe and Sophia Tsao of Newegg Marketplace were grilled by Jordan Weinstein, Managing Director, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. The aim was to showcase just three of the 40 odd marketplaces that ChannelAdvisor work […]

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Mobilegeddon – Google’s Mobile Update

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Matthew Ogborne, Co-Founder of UnderstandingE.com offered to put some advise together regarding Google’s latest mobile updates. It’s not something we’ve covered on Tamebay, so many thanks Matt and here’s what he had to say: Mobilegeddon – Google’s Mobile Update Howdy, The latest Google search update has been dubbed “Mobilegeddon”. This is one of the clearest […]

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The Top 10 countries for International Trade

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Sellers in the UK are constantly being told that they should be focusing on cross border trade but the big question is which territories should you be targeting? Simon Wright, Marketing Manager of Parcelhub has provided us with some figures which give some insights as to the best countries to attack. Parcelhub provide discounted rates […]

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How virtual reality will change the high street

Virtual Reality

Jodie Pride works at multichannel management solutions provider, Veeqo. Today in this guest post she takes a look away from the virtual world of the Internet and looks at how virtual reality will change the high street as we know it today. Much of the technology is starting online in the virtual world, with companies […]

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ChannelAdvisor add support for Rakuten

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ChannelAdvisor have announced new features that help retailers scale their products, markets and customers including support for Rakuten.co.uk. ChannelAdvisor add Rakuten.co.uk integration With the new Rakuten support, ChannelAdvisor’s centralised inventory and order management helps retailers add the newly-transitioned Rakuten.co.uk (previously Play.com) marketplace with relative ease. ChannelAdvisor have been expanding their global capabilities (e.g. TMall, China […]

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Moles: Is the future of ecommerce delivery going underground?

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First I checked the date. But it’s not an April fool. The future of ecommerce delivery and freight shipping within the UK could be Moles. Cambridge-based Mole Solutions is looking to pioneer a trial of the system in Northampton soon. The Moles are powered by electricity and run on a maglev basis and could eventually […]

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Lengow Start-up Spotlight Competition

Start-Up Spotlight

The Lengow Ecommerce Day will be back for the third year in Paris on the 2nd June 2015. After the success of the event in 2014, this year over 700 attendees are expected to attend! In addition to the event’s usual format of conferences, partner workshops and round table discussions, Lengow will also be running […]

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Free Magento metrics trial with RJMetrics

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You can currently get a free Magento metrics trial with RJMetrics. As many Magento users will know, the default reporting on Magento isn’t perfect and this plug-in service adds to the capability. RJMetrics claim to be the most recommended reporting platform by Magento users. And right now they’re offering a free trial. They say that: […]

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What Google’s failure should be telling you

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There’s an interesting article on Business Insider which suggests Google has a huge problem with declining revenues from pay per click advertising. They suggest that since Google started displaying the same ads on mobiles as they do on desktops conversion rates have dropped triggering a lower bid price from advertisers. Whilst it’s unlikely that you […]

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Ecommerce boosts UK van sales

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The huge growth of online sales has boosted van sales, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Apparently, the growth of ecommerce means that more vans and commercial vehicles were registered in the first quarter of 2015 as reliance on couriers grows. 108,456 commercial vehicles were registered in Q115. That’s an increase of […]

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