Reply with Offer feature now live on eBay UK

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The “Reply with Offer” feature is now available on eBay UK. Sometimes called “private offers”, this is a new function that we wrote about in April that allows sellers to respond to buyer questions with a price offer or bulk discount if they get in touch. It isn’t something the buyers can initiate and basically […]

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myHermes launches International shipping

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myHermes have launched an international delivery solution aiming to help smaller retailers and online marketplace traders to economically ship items to 190 countries. myHermes say typical savings when using myHermes International are 31% or £12.51 cheaper than Royal Mail when sending an individual 1kg parcel to Australia and 12% or £1.55 lower for 1kg parcels […]

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eBay announce “Promoted Listings” feature

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eBay have announced that from late June a new Promoted Listings feature will enable sellers to increase the velocity of sales through greater exposure on the site. Jordan Sweetnam, Vice President, eBay Seller Experience, wanted to let Tamebay readers know that the aim of Promoted Listings is to help sellers build sales velocity. That’s why […]

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PayPal’s Dan Schulman promises “fundamental change”

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Dan Schulman, PayPal’s head honcho, and the man who will be king after the Paypal/eBay divorce in the second half of 2015, gave us a glimpse of his plans for the future of the company and he’s thinking big. More interestingly, eBay is in the background. Schulman said: “You’re going to see a fundamental change […]

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Last call for Ecommerce Football Cup 2015

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Have you signed up for the annual Tamebay Ecommerce Football Cup tournament which is ably managed by Genie and the Geek? I hear that there are only a couple of places left so if you want to get in on the action email Tayyab as soon as possible to reserve your place. It’s a five-a-side […]

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Royal Mail extends Tracked 48 acceptance time to midnight

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Royal Mail says it will now enhance its Tracked 48 product and allow business customers to submit parcels up until midnight, Monday to Friday all year round. These new extended hours will be serviced by 39 mail centres and eight regional distribution centres across the UK. Nick Landon, Managing Director Royal Mail Parcels, said: “Royal […]

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Dancing your way towards a £½m business

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What do you do when you can’t find glitter hairspray and glitter eyeshadow for your daughter who’s dancing on stage with a dance school? Set up a business to supply it of course, which is exactly what mum Kareen Buttle decided to do. Six years later and Glitterstore, which started as a hobby business operating […]

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Marketplace Focus: XIU.com

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We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on Xiu.com, a marketplace appealing to high-end shoppers with disposable income to spend. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and […]

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Tamebay requests your vote

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Following the excitement of the General Election, Management today have come up with a way for you to have your say again – The MT/eBay Digital Small Business Power List. What’s even better is that Tamebay has been nominated by Rachael White of Thingimijigs. Firstly, Thank you Rach, we’re bowled over! We’re thrilled to be […]

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Amazon start to offer Prime without FBA

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Amazon have been pushing Prime on consumers like never before reporting 53% last year growth in Prime membership in the last year. It’s predicted that by 2020 half of all US households will be subscribed to Amazon Prime. The downside of Prime for retailers has always been that the only way to get their products […]

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