ChannelAdvisor Catalyst 2015 round up

Catalyst 2015

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst has got bigger and better than ever, we estimate that attendance was up a couple of hundred on last year and the conference center was packed. The day kicked off with ChannelAdvisor President Scot Wingo’s keynote and it was by far the best I’ve heard over the past 10 years of attending ChannelAdvisor […]

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Catalyst EU 2015: The 6 marketplaces fighting for your business

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In his opening keynote at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst today, Scot Wingo said that there are six contenders battling for your business: Amazon, eBay, Google, Apple, Facebook and Alibaba. Some are retailers, others are third party marketplaces. Amazon’s $174 and eBay’s $83b are dwarfed by Alibaba’s $363b turnovers. However on the total number of users Facebook has […]

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Download the Catalyst Europe 2015 app

Catalyst 2015

If you’re attending ChannelAdvisor Catalyst EU this week, don’t forget to download the conference app before you arrive. There are version for both Android and Apple IOS. The Catalyst Europe 2015 app allows you to: View and build your personal schedule View speaker profiles Navigate the exhibition floor Participate in surveys and polls and much […]

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eBay Seller Release: UK Spring 2015

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eBay UK’s 2015 Spring Seller Release is all about being Better Connected. It focusing on helping you sell more with product identifiers, easier international selling with new protections, communicating with buyers adding the ability to send them private offers and the inevitable category and Item Specific updates, which although we all hate site changes are […]

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eBay Seller Release: 10p fines scrapped

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Seller release and there’s some great news. Having listened to eBay sellers they’re scrapping 10p fines (otherwise known as the Outdated listing fees) previously announced in the latest fee change statement. eBay say that the intention to clean up old listings is still very much there and that scrapping the punitive fines for listings older […]

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eBay Seller Release: Private Offers

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There’s nothing more frustrating then when a buyer contacts you to make a bulk purchase and you have to create a special listing just so that they can purchase. We know often deals are done off eBay, but many buyers much prefer to buy on eBay and obviously that’s what eBay prefer as well! To […]

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eBay Seller Release: International Selling


eBay have two sections of the UK Spring Seller Release dedicated to International Selling, protections for sellers and expansion of the Global Shipping Programme to assist sellers who don’t already participate in Cross Border Trade to get started easily and simply. Protection eBay announced a protection policy last October to protect your domestic seller status […]

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Video: Inside Yodel’s Hatfield sorting depot

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It’s not often anyone gets to see what happens inside a courier’s central sorting depot, so when we were offered the chance to take a tour of Yodel’s Hatfield facility we had to go. At about a quarter mile long, it’s a huge warehouse, although it’s surprisingly narrow. The reasoning behind this is that delivery […]

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Join the iwoca London meet-up on Wednesday


iwoca will be holding their first meet-up of 2015 this coming Wednesday in London, the night before ChannelAdvisor Catalyst. The iwoca events are well regarded (I’ve been to a few myself and always find them excellent) and offer a useful opportunity to hear from industry pundits and network with other online sellers in convivial company. […]

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Is the eBay Listing frame working again?

eBay Listing Frame

We know that many eBay sellers have been irate that the Listing Frame has been missing from their listings. This issue has been going on for some time, but it may now be fixed. Tamebay reader Chris contacted us to tell us that although the listing frame was still absent from his listings, a call […]

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