ChannelAdvisor now enables selling on China’s Tmall

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ChannelAdvisor has announced its newest partnership to help retailers and manufacturers extend their business selling online. CA has now added Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global solution to the ChannelAdvisor platform. Tmall Global is part of Tmall, one of the largest business-to-consumer marketplace in China and part of Alibaba. This move unlocks a substantial new ecommerce market […]

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Neat new tool for ecommerce photography: My Measure Mate

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Every now and again something simple and clever catches your eye. It’s a rather more elegant equivalent of photgraphing your items with a pound coin or ruler in the shop for comparison. Meet My Measure Mate and it’s fairly straightforward. It’s just a sheet on which you can disply the items you’re selling to give […]

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Looking at Poland as an ecommerce opportunity

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It’s always interesting to look overseas and see what’s going on. Poland keeps coming up as an opportunity in the talks I hear and articles I read. And, as we all know here in the UK, the links between Britain and Poland have never been stronger or more diverse (despite Nigel Farage). It strikes me […]

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Did you see the Amazon documentary on the BBC?

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As part of the Business Boomers series on the BBC, they have produced an engaging overview of Amazon, how it came about, some critique of how it is damaging businesses and insight into its own business culture. You can check it out on the BBC iPlayer (for about five more days and if you’re in […]

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ChannelAdvisor launch 2014 Spring release

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ChannelAdvisor have released details of the improvements that they will be making to their multichannel ecommerce platform as part of their spring 2014 update. As they note on the page, here’s the crux of the update: “Smarter Digital Marketing: We’ve calmed the chaos of managing disparate online advertising programs, bringing paid search, product listing ads, […]

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PayPal President David Marcus talks future payment tech trends

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It’s fair to say that in the eBay family, PayPal is the most imaginative wing and payments has the most potential to develop with emerging technology. I also find David Marcus, PayPal head honcho, one of the more interesting people in the eBay Inc. fold. He hasn’t lost his entrepreneurial curiosity having moved from the […]

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Online Seller Wales Event – 15th May, Cardiff


The next Online Seller Wales event is coming up on May 15th in Cardiff. To see the full programme and book a free place, check out the website here. But here’s§ a quick taster of the varied and topical talks you can expect on the evening: – An eBay Seller’s Guide to Cassini Search – […]

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4 reflections on Channel Advisor Catalyst Europe 2014

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Not much more than a week ago, I spent a useful and interesting day at Catalyst. And it made me wonder, what are events and expos are for? It means taking a day out from the bread and butter operations and that’s an investment of time for any firm. So it has to be worthwhile. […]

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New eBay Seller dashboard is now available

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As was noted in the Seller release early last week, the new seller dashboard rolled out for all users on eBay UK and beyond yesterday. You can read the announcement here and an email should have found its way to your inbox too. As the announcement notes: “We promised we’d help you understand how you’ll […]

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Easter reading: download the Tamebay Guide

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Chris and I here at Tamebay sincerely hope that the long weekend offered by the Easter break (regardless of your gods of choice or none) will give all of you a chance to take some time for rest and enjoyment. Chocolate is optional. (Sue would disagree about the chocolate – Ed.) Naturally, the public holidays […]

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