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Shopify announce 100k stores milestone


It’s a pretty remarkable achievement by anyone’s measure: this week Shopify have announced they have 100k online shops operational globally using their platform. Hats off. You can read their celebratory post here from founder Tobi Lütke. He notes: “Shopify is now home to businesses from over 150 countries around the world. We host small mom-and-pop […]

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ChannelAdvisor now enables selling on China’s Tmall

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ChannelAdvisor has announced its newest partnership to help retailers and manufacturers extend their business selling online. CA has now added Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global solution to the ChannelAdvisor platform. Tmall Global is part of Tmall, one of the largest business-to-consumer marketplace in China and part of Alibaba. This move unlocks a substantial new ecommerce market […]

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Looking at Poland as an ecommerce opportunity

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It’s always interesting to look overseas and see what’s going on. Poland keeps coming up as an opportunity in the talks I hear and articles I read. And, as we all know here in the UK, the links between Britain and Poland have never been stronger or more diverse (despite Nigel Farage). It strikes me […]

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ChannelAdvisor launch 2014 Spring release

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ChannelAdvisor have released details of the improvements that they will be making to their multichannel ecommerce platform as part of their spring 2014 update. As they note on the page, here’s the crux of the update: “Smarter Digital Marketing: We’ve calmed the chaos of managing disparate online advertising programs, bringing paid search, product listing ads, […]

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4 reflections on Channel Advisor Catalyst Europe 2014

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Not much more than a week ago, I spent a useful and interesting day at Catalyst. And it made me wonder, what are events and expos are for? It means taking a day out from the bread and butter operations and that’s an investment of time for any firm. So it has to be worthwhile. […]

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Digital image DIY masterclasses from Remove the Background

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Over the past week of so, ecommerce image specialists Remove the background have been publishing a series of 3 blog posts that look at different aspects of digital photography when used used for selling online. They’re well worth a read. The first post looks at how to create your own very simple home photographic studio […]

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Stubhub offer £200 prize if you sign up for emails

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StubHub, eBay’s ticket selling marketplace, is offering people who sign up for their email marketing mailing lists entry into a weekly £200 gift certificate prize draw. You can sign up on the StubHub homepage and Ts and Cs apply. We haven’t heard much from StubHub in the UK in recent months. So it’s interesting to […]

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Join the Tamebay Cup Ecommerce Football Tournament 2014

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Hello sportsfans. We’re delighted to announce the details for this years Tamebay Cup – the five-a-side soccer tournament for people and companies and people involved in the industry who want to get together in this World Cup year. It’s actually the third year we’ve supported the tournament which is organised by Genie and the Geek. […]

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My Parcel Delivery launch new high security courier service.

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The online parcel delivery comparison website My Parcel Delivery has launched a new service that bolsters security for parcel senders including pre-labelled, tamper-proof bags in which to transport packaged items. The “DX Standard” two-day service for parcels up to 10kg (measuring 69cmx65cmx5cm) costs £7.69. The collection driver arrives with strengthened poly bags which add another […]

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Remove the Background tips: perfect product images in 8 simple steps

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With the ever-increasing use of mobile devices such as phones and tablets being used for online buying, brilliant images on your online listings have never been more vital. And, with the development of technology, the means of creating brilliant images have never been more diverse. And for the mobile “super-shoppers” it all starts with the […]

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