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Linnworks launch full Etsy integration

Linnworks feat

Linnworks have announced the latest edition to their Order Management System, and that’s the Etsy integration. It’s been in the wild in beta since October but now it’s officially live. The new feature makes it super easy for Linnworks users to manage their Etsy inventory and process their orders for shipping and dispatch. Find out […]

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The case for Mobile Wallets and Loyalty Cards


Prompted by a survey from Veoo that found 95% of UK and US loyalty card holders have anywhere between 1 and 10 physical loyalty cards, I’ve just had a quick dig through my wallet to see exactly what plastic tat I carry around with me. I’m a bit surprised at how many loyalty cards I […]

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Overseas seller VAT fraud “rife” on eBay and Marketplace

Marketplace VAT

It will be of little surprise, but a Guardian investigation has found that VAT fraud on the eBay and Amazon marketplaces is still prevalent. Despite new powers granted HMRC, and promises from both to cooperate the Guardian says “huge numbers of VAT fraudsters are illegally selling goods tax-free to British shoppers on Amazon and eBay […]

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What do we really need from parcel tracking?


There are still many couriers who require a signature on delivery. There are others who are happy to leave your parcel in a safe place. Some services such as Royal Mail Special Delivery can only be delivered to the addressee, other services from both Royal Mail and couriers can be left with a neighbour. At […]

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It’s Black Friday 2016: how’s it going?


I awoke this morning to radio news headlines telling me that it was Black Friday and that retailers expected to sell £1 billion of goods, mostly online. As a retailing event it has become an integral part of the ecommerce calendar with remarkable speed, despite it being a US import. Certainly for marketers, it’s an […]

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The 10 most popular toys for Christmas 2016


Around this time of year there are always a ton of top 10 toys lists flying about. Often one can take them with a pinch of salt but there’s one list that no one can argue with. It’s not the list of the most purchased toys, it’s the top 10 list of toys that children […]

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Hermes Innovation hub and self-tracking parcels


Hermes have set up a dedicated Innovation Lab in the centre of Leeds to develop world-class delivery solutions. They’re talking about exciting developments such as self-tracking parcels, intelligent delivery using location-based services and new tracking experiences. The Innovation Lab will be tasked to work on integration with the new artificial intelligence devices coming onto the […]

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2016 UK Mobile Network Test Results


If you want to get the best mobile phone signal which network should you choose? The big two, O2 and Vodafone are obvious choices, but what about the newbies, EE and Three – how good are their networks? It turns out that Vodafone and EE are joint best mobile networks in the UK both scoring […]

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Shopify, Seller Dynamics and HTS (Scotland)


Seller Dynamics have announced integration with ecommerce platform Shopify and it looks like it’s proving to be a popular addition. Marketplace sellers have long understood the massive sales opportunity provided by the likes of Amazon and eBay, but are equally aware that driving traffic to, and sales on, their own website can be costly and […]

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