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A scary Halloween look at ecommerce horrors

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Spooky Scammers, Ghost Listings, Stock out Screams, if you’ve no idea what we’re talking about you’ve probably never had a Halloween moment on a marketplace. Ecomdash, a US based multichannel management company who have just announced a new Sears integration to allow current ecomdash customers to easily reach a new buying audience just in time […]

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Royal Mail invest in hand-held tracking tech

Royal Mail hand-held devices

Royal Mail have announced an investment of around £130 million over five years in hand-held technology to provide more flexible delivery for customers and better tracking capability. The investment means Royal Mail will begin rolling out around 76,000 next generation hand-held devices to postmen and women in 2015. The roll-out is expected to be completed […]

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SMEs and the logistics sector


Andy Hill is the new Commercial Director at My Parcel Delivery, who use people power to negotiate huge discounts with well known couriers including Hermes, Parcelforce, DPD and City Link and pass them straight on to thousands of satisfied customers. Andy has a wealth of experience in the carrier industry and today shares his thoughts […]

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Terapeak Personal launched to help demystify big data

Terapeak Feat

Ecommerce analytics provider Terapeak have launched a new product called Terapeak Personal. It’s an easier to use version of there powerful suite of analytics tools that includes step-by-step workflows for finding ecommerce products and evaluating sales opportunities on eBay and Amazon. The workflows aim to make big data analytics accessible so that anyone can become […]

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BigCommerce sign Alibaba deal


Software company Bigcommerce recently made a partnership with Alibaba that will give British online retailers and entrepreneurs the power to tap into the Chinese ecommerce powerhouse. Alibaba is a global wholesale trade platform that services millions of buyers and suppliers from countries including China, India, the US and Thailand. Now 55,000 Bigcommerce merchants (including thousands […]

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Brightpearl adjust pricing plans

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Brightpearl have released a new pricing plan which they say is “better aligned to the real costs of providing great service while remaining a great value to successful merchants“. They’ve explained that “analysis shows that the costs of supporting new customers (especially the very small ones) during their selection process coupled with the costs of […]

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Argos to offer same day Shutl delivery for £4.95

shutl feat

According to a tweet from Shutl, it’s currently offering a £4.95 promo for Argos customers.* We have £4.95 delivery promotion with @Argos_Online right now. What you want, when you want it. — Shutl (@shutl) October 22, 2014 Shutl, a UK company that was bought by eBay last year, aims to offer one hour delivery across the […]

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US based acquires Shipworks

stamps, provider of USPS postage online to over 500,000 customers, has acquired Shipworks who offer subscription based e-commerce shipping software. ShipWorks solutions integrate with over 50 popular online sales and marketplace systems including the big three – eBay, PayPal and Amazon. ShipWorks offers multi-carrier (DHL Global Mail, FedEx, UPS, and USPS) shipping options and features […]

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Royal Mail need 19,000 temps this Christmas

Christmas Card Post

Royal Mail have launched a campaign to recruit around 19,000 temporary workers for Christmas to help with the peak delivery season. Positions are available between mid November and early January 2015 for 15,000 workers in sites across England, 1,100 in Scotland, 600 in Wales and 400 in Northern Ireland. Royal Mail Group’s express parcels business, […]

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