Veoo launches SME ready Mobile Coupon solution


Veoo have launched a new Mobile Wallet solution, harnessing Apple Wallet and Android Pay app functionality that is already available, to revolutionise the way brands and retailers engage with their mobile customers. It enables you to send coupons and offers to consumers without them having to download or install an app. This isn’t like most […]

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eBay’s Emma Grant on Initiatives to Help Retailers

Emma Grant eBay

David Brackin is a regular contributor to Tamebay and is the co-founder of Stuff U Sell. He has sold over 250,000 different items on eBay. He was at the Internet Retailing Expo this week and reports on the talk by Emma Grant from eBay UK.   eBay initiatives to help retailers Emma Grant, Senior Manager […]

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Visit IRX and EDX Today and Tomorrow

IRX EDX 2016

The doors to the biggest multichannel and delivery expo is about to open so Dan and I are both about to enter the NEC’s exhibition halls to see what’s new, what’s happening and how it’ll affect ecommerce businesses in 2016. Internet Retailing Expo (IRX) is a decade old and much has changed over that period. […]

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Rakuten launching deliveries to real customers by drone

Sora Raku

Rakuten have stolen a march on their western competitors with the announcement of drone deliveries to actual customers, albeit limited to those playing on a golf course where there are no annoying buildings in the way and a limited number of pedestrians and vehicles. From the 9th of May, the new “Sora Raku” service will […]

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BHS faces administrators with 11,000 jobs at risk


It appears almost certain that the 88 year old high street retailer BHS will go into administration at 11.30 this morning. The high street remains in trouble with Brantano who went into administration early in January but BHS with debts in the region of £1.3 billion (£571 million of which is a pension fund shortfall) […]

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eBay UK display “Free Postage” as charged for postage

eBay Bug

A number of people have discovered that their “Free Postage” listings on eBay UK are being presented to buyers with a chargeable postage method displayed, making it look like their items are more expensive than they really are. What appears to be happening is that they cost for their second postage option is being displayed […]

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It’s time for eBay to innovate again

eBay Mobile Site

The Internet is changing faster than ever before and that’s a challenge for retailers. It’s also a challenge for marketplaces and eBay, once the world leader not just in marketplaces but in commerce innovation, are starting to lag behind. eBay have had many many world leading innovations over the past 20 years, but what about […]

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David Spitz commerce overview at Catalyst Connect

David Spitz

David Spitz, CEO of ChannelAdvisor, opened their Catalyst Connect conference at The Savoy Hotel today talking about the pace of change on technology. Technology It’s hard to believe that the Internet is only a couple of decades old and Smartphones even less, it’s only nine years since the first iPhone was launched. The pace of […]

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How to choose a blog post URL structure

Blog sm

Many businesses now have a blog, some are news based (as is Tamebay), some are product based, some don’t look like blogs at all but use the blogging platform as a Content Management System (CMS) for a website. The one thing that they all have in common however is that they have URLs. Today we’re […]

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123-Reg accidentally delete hundreds of customer websites

123-Reg feat

Bit embarrassing, but one of the UK’s favourite hosts and registars, 123-Reg, did a minor update over the weekend and a small code error managed to delete an unspecified number of their customer’s websites. Mistakes happen, but this one is a bit of a disaster, as well as deleting the websites there are no backups […]

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