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Tamebay highlights from #IRX2015

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Every year Team Tamebay heads up to the Birmingham NEC for the Internet Retailing Expo. I’ve personally attended the show there for the past 5 years. And this year the reasons for that annual pilgramage were obvious unlike never before: IRX is the must-go-to event for anyone interested in the ecommerce industry. And as we […]

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Will It Break? The IRegg is in the post!

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Earlier this week we wrote about Sealed Air and their “Will it break” challenge. At IRX today, they were packaging an egg and challenging all comers to whack it with a hammer to see if they could break it. We witnessed many failures where the egg survived! At Tamebay however we think a lab test […]

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Tamebay’s Amazon FBA warehouse tour

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Today I had the interesting experience of visiting Amazon’s Rugeley warehouse. As expected it was an eye-opener. Firstly, I was astonished by the sheer size of the warehouse, the footprint of 10 full size football pitches, and not just on a single level. They’ve recently added mezzanine floors to increase capacity and having had a […]

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Helpful information for Play.com buyers

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It’s quite likely that there are some Play.com customers who have outstanding orders, gift vouchers or digital downloads that they’ve previously purchased. Whilst we can’t offer any assistance whatsoever now that Play.com has closed, we can point you towards Rakuten’s advice on how to proceed if you have any outstanding Play.com interests. Can I access […]

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Rakuten closes Play & cancels 7.8 million listings

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Play.com has closed. Buyers are now diverted to Rakuten.co.uk and that’s where sellers will have to list in the future if they want to sell on the platform. That being the case, it’s time to take another look at how the migration of listings went and sadly it’s not great news. Yesterday before Play.com closed […]

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Are sales on eBay Up, Down, or Steady?

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Here at Tamebay HQ we’ve received a number of conflicting emails regarding the missing shop categories on eBay listings. The Listing Frame has been absent a month and some sellers are saying that it’s damaging their businesses. David wrote to say “For the last couple of weeks there are thousands of reports of business seller […]

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Have you lost your eBay UK Account Manager?

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To say that we’ve been inundated with concerns and complaints here at Tamebay recently from eBay sellers losing vital Acccount Manager customer support would be an understatement. And aside from what eBay have told us and from what we’ve heard from you, we can’t offer any more than speculation as to what the situation is […]

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TAOS Trading – Vicki Widdis’ online story

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Yesterday I caught up with Vicki Widdis who, having registered an account on eBay in 2001, has been an online trader since a year before I first discovered eBay. I’ve known Vicki for years and even once sold her a random printer cable, but this is the first time I’ve visited her warehouse, even though […]

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Game Marketplace: Your questions answered

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There are only ever three questions that matter to sellers when considering selling on a new marketplace. In order of importance they are: 1) Do they have any buyers/what are they doing to attract buyers? 2) Do they have categories for my products? and; 3) What are the fees? With the launch of GAME Marketplace […]

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Pelipod home-delivery boxes launched UK wide

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Pelipod is now available to consumers across the UK. From today, you can order your own personal connected smart home-delivery box and never miss another online delivery. Karl Wills, Pelipod CEO commented “Research tells us that over half of all UK consumers will avoid shopping online due to the current home delivery experience often being […]

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