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“Social networks not serious competition for eBay,” says expert

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It’s interesting and unusual (and refreshing) to see university brains turning their consideration to the ever-changing world of ecommerce. But that’s exactly what economist Dr Omer Edhan of the fine University of Manchester has been doing. And I like his findings. He doesn’t reckon social media sites like Facebook will offer a challenge to marketplaces […]

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Feedvisor bags $6m investment

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This week ecommerce repriced Feedvisor have announced success in bagging more investment. They’ve successfully raised $6 million in Series A funding, led by Square Peg Capital. “Combining Big Data technology with machine learning algorithms has led to drastically increased performance levels for Feedvisor’s clients, with up to 500% increase in their sales and 40% increase […]

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Linnworks video case study: Navitech


Navitech in their own words “had a bit of a disaster” in 2011, but like all good entrepreneurs learned from their mistakes. Overselling “by a mile” they were almost coming into work crying over the Christmas period, they had to get a solution in place in the new year and decided on Linnworks. If you […]

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The Germans are coming!


Marek Placheta is Customer Success Team Leader at Webinterpret. Marek focuses on optimisation of the accounts and increasing their cross border sales results. Today he shares Webinterprets findings on which product categories and countries the most active cross border traders are. Are you missing out on Cross Border Trade? In the battle for online sales […]

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Simple Order Management with One Stop Order Processing

One Stop Order Processing

Last week Sid asked Tamebay a question: “When we print the Amazon invoices, it prints the SKU number which is great. However, when we print the eBay invoice it does not print the “custom label”, (SKU Label). I am already aware of the stock inventory software which does this, but we are too small for […]

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Flubit Book Month aids National Literacy Trust

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August is ‘Book Month’ at Flubit and they are celebrating books and supporting the work of the National Literacy Trust. We’re a bit late to the party at Tamebay, only just having spotted the news, but there’s still time for you to get involved. Flubit are asking book lovers nationwide to send them their your […]

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Impact of new EU VAT rules on app stores


John McCarthy, CEO of Taxamo, explains the crucial difference between Google Play and Apple’s App Store when it comes to charging VAT. Impact of new EU VAT rules on app stores Developers that create paid-for apps for the Google Play store will be among those severely affected by new 2015 EU VAT rules. Notice that […]

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Groupon say they’re now a “True Marketplace”


Groupon want to become a marketplace and have revamped their site in an attempt to compete with the likes of eBay and Amazon. This is an interesting one because, whichever way you cut it, Groupon is not a marketplace. It’s a deals site trying to reinvent itself and so the only products and services you’d […]

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Storefeeder roll out Flubit integration


StoreFeeder’s latest integration opens the door to selling on Flubit. Officially launched today, Flubit is now a standard option for sellers within the StoreFeeder integrations page. StoreFeeder say that they are proud to be one of the first to develop full listing capability specifically for Flubit, and of course stock control and order management will […]

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Online marketplace seller survey results

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Webretailer and Feedvisor have published statistics from a survey of marketplace sellers of over 200 retailers showing where the money is made on marketplaces and revealing some trends about online retailers marketplaces. Andy Geldman, editor at Webretailer has picked out the top ten most interesting statistics, but the most notable for me was that 63% […]

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