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Amazon Prime Day 12th July 2016

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It’s official, Amazon Prime Day will take place on the 12th of July with over 100,000 deals available worldwide to Amazon Prime members. This will be the 2nd Prime Day open to any new and existing Prime members in the UK, U.S., Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Belgium, and Austria. If you’re not already […]

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Amazon mandate that sellers use GS1 barcodes

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Amazon.com have started to crack down on Product Identifiers. They have mandated that the only valid Universal Product codes (UPC) are those supplied by GS1, the global authority for issuing Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN, the numbers behind the bar code. Amazon have said “We verify the authenticity of product UPCs by checking the GS1 […]

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Brexit implications for Marketplace Sellers

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The Referendum is over, the country as a whole voted to leave the EU, so what does this potentially mean for marketplace sellers? We don’t know all the answers, or even all the questions, but here are some things you’ll be thinking about over the next couple of years. Don’t forget though, today the referendum […]

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How have you voted in the UK EU Referendum?

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Today is the day. What they’re billing as the biggest vote in a generation is upon us. Will we stay or will we go? (Of course, many of you will have voted already by post.) Tamebay hasn’t taken a position on Bremain or Brexit. That’s largely because we don’t think it’s our place to express […]

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BREXIT highlights cross border trade opportunity

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With the virtually the entire country expected to case their votes in the EU Referendum tomorrow, Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO of NetDespatch takes a look at cross border trade and why everyone online retailer should be embracing it. There’s never been a better time to sell to our European neighbours. If nothing else the Referendum has […]

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Amazon clamp down on Chinese sellers without UK VAT numbers

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Earlier this year, in the UK budget, Chancellor George Osborne promised that HMRC would have the powers to go after overseas sellers who were not complying with VAT regulations. The problem of overseas sellers, often from China, not playing fair on VAT will be well known to most marketplace sellers. But it seems that Amazon […]

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Tamebay’s 10k: Thank you and here’s to the future

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Last night Dan called me and said “The next post we publish will be our 10,000th post on Tamebay” and we thought we should mark the milestone and thank you, all our friends, readers, partners and advertisers. I still remember the excitement of sitting down and writing the first ever post on Tamebay back in […]

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The EU Referendum is upon us

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This is the week that the country goes to the polling station to voice their opinion on the EU in a referendum to decide if the majority favour staying in the EU or if the general public believes we’d be better off pulling out. Opinions are widely divided and whilst we’ll obviously be discussing the […]

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