Tamebay talks VAT MOSS with the European Commission #vatmoss

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On Thursday I attended a frustrating media briefing at the EU Commission building in London regarding the impending introduction of VAT MOSS: we’ve written about this before. In brief, anyone who sells automatic downloads online (such as music, apps, ebooks and the like) will face a whole new VAT regime that is both onerous and […]

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“It’s not too late for Christmas” says Amazon

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Amazon have extended their Christmas deadlines and are confident that it’s not too late to order Christmas presents and they’ll get them delivered in time for the big day. They expect their biggest surge in last minute Christmas shopping ever, with sales between 20th and 24th December having increased by more than 300% over the […]

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You & Yours: Couriers have cleared the backlog

You & Yours

Today BBC 4 You & Yours discussed the performance of couriers this Christmas. They spoke to 10 of the biggest UK courier operations to find out how they were coping with the Christmas rush and if you and your customers are likely to receive your parcels before Christmas. It’s all good news, couriers appear to […]

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Why delivery matters to the UK’s top retailers


With Christmas nearly here and retailers preparing their final shipments before the holidays, Ian Jindal, Founder and Editor of Internet Retailing looks at why delivery is so important to retailers in order to fulfil their customers expectations and the latest innovations in retail delivery: Why delivery matters to the UK’s top retailers One key battleground […]

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Tamebay scheduled maintenance 15-16 Dec

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Tamebay will be undergoing some scheduled maintenance today and tomorrow. Although you won’t notice any changes once the work is completed, the aim is to prepare the site for some new features and improvements we wish to make in the future. During the majority of this time the site will be live but with limited […]

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Amazon 1p repricing glitch occured on Friday evening


On Friday evening a software glitch caused a number of seller’s items to be priced at 1p on Amazon. Amazon are having a glitch on their site and loads of stuff is selling for 1p. I just bought an incense holder, don't even need it. — Joely Thompson (@_joelythompson) December 12, 2014 We don’t know […]

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Yodel suspend all collections


We’ve had a tip off from Tamebay reader Andy that Yodel have suspended all collections. Due to unprecedented parcel volumes Yodel they won’t be picking up any more parcels until Monday 15th December at the earliest. As well as affecting all direct Yodel customers, this will also affect retailers who use sites such as DespatchBay, […]

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eBay launch updated iPad App

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eBay has updated their iPad buying app in the past day. So if you use it, download the new one. It’s looking good and is available globally now in the App Store. Apparently nearly two-thirds of eBay users (59%) are multi-screen shoppers. So keeping the various eBay experiences updated is vital. eBay say: “The new […]

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Join our Tamebay Christmas Showcase

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Christmas is coming and we want to share a bit of that mirth and joy, and hopefully a bit of commerce, with all you lovely Tamebay readers. The Tamebay Christmas Showcase will share some of your businesses and hopefully bring in some business from our wonderful readers. So, between now and Christmas we’d like to […]

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eBay showcase 2014 Christmas Gift Shop

eBay Christmas Surprise

eBay have published a video showcasing the great inventory from eBay’s Christmas shop that shows what people are buying every hour on eBay. We’ll leave you to watch the video, but I’ve found the perfect novelty gift for wine lovers on eBay. Why have a glass of wine when you know you’ve going to drink […]

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