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Komplett to launch Norwegian Marketplace

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Norwegian e-commerce giant Komplett is going to morph from an online shop to become a marketplace launching in first half of 2017 with the aim of becoming (in their own words) ‘The Amazon of the Nordics’. Komplett was established in 1996 in Norway, and has since grown into Sweden and Denmark and has acquired a […]

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eBay partner with AOL BrandBuilder’s new Advert Formats

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AOL have launched BrandBuilder by AOL, a new ad creative framework which will bring a less intrusive way to build brand awareness and drive sales. eBay was one of the first to join the program last summer and helped influence AOL’s Player Up experience. Player Up, unlike traditional video pre-roll ads prior to content (think […]

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Meet the company: ListSmart

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We would all love to have the perfect listing on eBay that appears highly ranked in eBay’s Best Match with a great conversion rate. eBay themselves have a ton of advice on optimising listings which includes sections on choosing a category, titles, descriptions, item condition, photos, format, postage options, mobile optimisation and even tips on […]

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HMRC unleash ‘Connect’ computer to target tax evaders

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HMRC’s powerful new “Connect” system is about to be unleashed on the general public zeroing in on anyone who may have failed to declare income they should be paying tax on. With the deadline of the 31st January rapidly approaching, HMRC probably already know if you’ve been selling on eBay, renting your room out with […]

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First China to Barking train en route laden with goods

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Traditionally if you were sourcing stock in China you’d either pay to fly small lightweight items to the UK, or you would be waiting a couple of months for them to be loaded onto a ship and make their way across the high seas. Now there’s a new alternative, the train. In an unlikely move, […]

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Panasonic Toughbook Space Mission

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Panasonic debuted the first Toughbook to the world 20 years ago and since then everyone has done their utmost to break them doing everything from freezing them, burning them and running them over with just about every type of vehicle available and even blowing them up with explosives. What’s left to show just how tough […]

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Meet the company: VendLab

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Product Data was a big topic here on Tamebay in 2016 and it will continue to be in 2017. Marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon are demanding product identifiers and even search engines like Google are insisting on this data if you want your products to be found in shopping search results. Collating product data […]

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Take-Back Tuesday, busiest day for returns

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Royal Mail are predicting that today, dubbed ‘Take-back Tuesday’, will be the busiest day for consumers to return unwanted or unsuitable Christmas presents. Back at work, doubtless many will be making illicit use of the work mail bag, but Post Office queues are also expected to be busy. Returns of online purchases are predicted to […]

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