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Transalation and Customer Support offer from E-motive


E-Motive have launched a new offer with a focus firmly on supporting cross border trade in the run up to the peak season at Christmas, and throughout Q4. The offer is based on translating 200 listings from your inventory, which is done by their native speaking translation team, and can be from a number of […]

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APC East Kent celebrates 1 millionth NetDespatch consignment


APC East Kent has just processed its one millionth consignment using the popular web-based shipping solution from NetDespatch. SNH Trade Centre, the fireside, plumbing, heating and bathroom supplies specialist, has helped APC East Kent to reach this milestone, having despatched all their premium traffic since 2005 using the NetDespatch platform. NetDespatch works with postal and […]

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Rakuten buys Ebates cashback site


Rakuten announced today that they’ve splashed $1 Billion to acquire Ebates, the largest cash-back shopping web site in North America. Rakuten pioneered the B2B2C marketplace shopping model and offers one of the most successful loyalty programs on the Web with Rakuten Super Points. Similarly, Ebates pioneered online cash back shopping, which rewards shoppers with cash […]

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Introducing a new marketplace for food: Yumbles

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It’s interesting to note the new marketplaces that are emerging now in real and exciting ecommerce niches. Yumbles is a new one on me that’s a specialist marketplace honed to people who are selling food stuffs. It’s a lovely site and it’s got lots of mouthwatering items up for grabs and I can see that […]

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OnBuy lay out plans for July 2015 relaunch

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It’s been a while since we wrote about OnBuy, the marketplace which soft launched in November 2013 and then went back into development. Today we received an email signed by OnBuy’s MD, Cas Paton which lays out his plans for the future. OnBuy have the normal problem that all start up online marketplaces have – […]

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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

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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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