Barclaycard unveil new payment method by gloves

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Bringing a whole new meaning to contactless payments, Barclaycard are trialling a new way to pay this Christmas. You can now pony up by glove. The new “tap and pay” gloves mean people will be able to pay using woollen gloves as you would with a contatless card. The payment mechanism is woven into the […]

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Tamebay Showcase 2014: The Kazbra

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This December we are showcasing Tamebay readers and their businesses. We’re celebrating the best of ecommerce. Today we give you the Kazbra and trader Karen. If you want to be featured, find out more here. My name is Karen and I sell beautiful lingerie at affordable prices including bras in sizes A to M and […]

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No let up on Amazon email response times this Christmas

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This is more of a reminder than anything new. But it comes from a Tamebay correspondent who asked us whether there was any let up on Amazon response times over Christmas. The answer is no. As with any other day of the year, Amazon sellers will have to keep up with the emails they get […]

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eBay Inc. CEO to bag $23m departure pay out

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According to Reuters, outgoing eBay Inc. CEO John Donahoe will trouser $23m when he steps down in 2015 after the eBay PayPal divorce. This is presumably on top of the package of salary, perks and stock options he already enjoys as the head of the currently united company. The terms were approved by eBay’s board […]

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Get £20 off a PayPal Here Card Reader

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Here’s a little Christmas discount for anyone looking to purchase a PayPal Here card reader. Currently if you purchase PayPal Here directly from PayPal it’ll cost you £69.95. We’ve discovered that it’s freely available online for just £49.95! PayPal Here is being distributed by the Wolseley UK through three of their plumbing websites: Parts Center […]

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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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Fulfilment idea fired from The Apprentice

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James Hyde of James and James Fulfilment (as many Tamebay readers secretly are) is a fan of BBC1′s The Apprentice. Naturally he was especially interested this week as it was revealed one the the proposals was to go 50:50 on a fulfilment venture with Lord Sugar. In classic Apprentice style things didn’t go quite to […]

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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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Amazon: Sellers must pay for overseas returns

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Amazon have been emailing sellers reminding them of their International Returns Policies. Basically they say that if you’re selling on an Amazon site other than your domestic country site that you either have to have a local returns address in the territory that you operate or that you must pick up the postage tab for […]

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