Ecommerce News

Shopware shopping cart solution comes to UK

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Today at Ecommerce Expo, Shopware announced that they’re expanding into the UK, offering a new solution to retailers wanting to set up an ecommerce store on the web. Shopware is a German software manufacturer for online shop systems, established in the year 2000 and now have 70 employees. The company is currently focusing on its […]

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Are you going to Ecommerce Expo tomorrow?

Ecommerce Expo

We’re getting ready for a busy day out on Wednesday this week. During the day we’ll be at Ecommerce Expo and then in the evening be running over to Hammersmith for the iwoca Online Seller Meetup. There are a ton of Tamebay friends who’ll be either presenting or exhibiting at Ecommerce Expo so it’ll be […]

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Possible delays in shipments from China

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We’ve heard from Tamebay reader Julius that he has several shipments stuck in a log jam at Hong Kong. Many Chinese shipments will go through Hong Kong on their way around the world and apparently customs there are running slowly. We’ve heard several reasons for this, a recent jewelry smuggling ring was uncovered and more […]

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Chrismas is coming, is your website ready?

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ChannelAdvisor have released the Christmas results of its multi-channel e-commerce study, which found that UK retailers are expecting a Merry Christmas in terms of increased sales this Christmas season compared to last year. To ensure these results, retailers are starting their Christmas promotions now, and embracing more digital marketing as a way to increase reach […]

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New Flubit – Linnworks Integration & Webinar

Flubit Linnworks

We’re constantly getting questions about the best alternative marketplaces to sell on, and Flubit, although still fledgling and waiting for it’s Barclaycard Bespoke Offers roll out, seems to fit the bill. What are the main things online retailers look for in an alternative marketplace? – Easy integration with no set up costs, no monthly fees […]

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Higher wages for low paid workers coming

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Higher wages for low paid workers are coming with both the Low Pay Commission consultation due to report to the Government by February and on Sunday Ed Miliband pledged a minimum £8 per hour wage by 2020. Currently the minimum wage is £6.31 per hour, due to rise 3.01% to £6.50 per hour from the […]

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Royal Mail bigger small parcels and promo price

Royal Mail Christmas Feat

From the 20th of October Royal Mail will be offering an increased small parcel size with a pricing promotion which will run over the Christmas period and into the new year. The new size for small parcels will be 45cm x 35cm x 16cm. Basically Royal Mail have taken the largest dimensions from their previous […]

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Webinterpret focus on translation accuracy

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Webinterpret help thousands of sellers to get started with cross border trading. It’s never an easy job, especially and inevitably mistakes have happened in the past regardless which company is doing the translation and size and currency conversions. Now Webinterpret has started to work on providing the highest quality foreign listings translation service possible for […]

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Trade Me adopts Splunk for Analytics

Splunk

Many retailers and business from the UK and elsewhere are using Trade Me as a platform for cross-border trading to New Zealand,. The site also has a rapidly growing user base in its home country with nearly 3.5 million registered members. Trade Me has more than three million listing each day, with over 100,000 users […]

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ChannelAdvisor Announces 2014 Autumn Release

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ChannelAdvisor have announced their 2014 Autumn Release with the theme “E-Commerce. Empowered”. The 2014 Autumn Release offers expanded global capabilities through support for marketplaces such as MeinPaket, Rakuten.de and Zalando. Enhanced eBay management with QuickStart and Custom options and new support for mobile advertising through its Mobile Bid Optimiser. Global Commerce ChannelAdvisor Marketplaces has expanded […]

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