Metapack strike EU wide deal for Bleckmann

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MetaPack have struck a deal with Bleckmann, a provider of fashion & lifestyle logistics specialising in retail and eCommerce, who will use MetaPack Delivery Management solutions across all of its European operations to support its growing international customer base. Bleckmann chose MetaPack due to its extensive number of carrier integrations, which combine to create the […]

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Jeff Bezos gets excited & tweets for the first time

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The rarest of beasts – a used rocket. Controlled landing not easy, but done right, can look easy. Check out video: — Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) November 24, 2015 Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, has had an extraordinary day with two technological feats. First his Blue Origin New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, […]

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eBay get fat fingers & miss the “r” out of Shirts

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We’ve all done it, typed out item description, a title, a category and then clicked the publish button and forgotten to spell check. Today it’s the turn of eBay who are inadvertently selling T shaped Shits in their Christmas shop. We know it’s an easy mistake to make, but we also know that our readers […]

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Seko Synergy invest in new Warehouse Management System

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Seko Synergy are a large tech focussed multi-channel fulfilment company working with high street retailers and many brands as well as independent retailers. They’ve recently invested in new warehouse management software so we asked business owner Gary Rees what changes it’s made and how it will impact his clients. Gary says “It’s all about the […]

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Magento Live 2016, 20-21/06/2016

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Consider this a date for your diary if you’re already a Magento user or you’re interested in using it in the next year or so. Magento Live is an annual meet-up and it’s coming back to the UK next June. Here’s the official website. Currently (as you would expect) the details are scant at the […]

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Tamebay Winter Survey

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Black Friday is rapidly approaching, but here at Tamebay HQ we’re already thinking about 2016 and planning for the New Year. In 2015 we introduced many new marketplaces which we’ve written about for the first time from many different geographies around the world. Some like Yumbles, Halfords and Game marketplaces are based in the UK. […]

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Daily Telegraph: ditch eBay for smartphone selling apps


What do you reckon of this article in the Telegraph on Sunday called: “Avoid eBay pitfalls: sell on smartphone apps.” As Kate Palmer says: “more and more sellers, whether they are an individual or a business, are shunning online marketplaces altogether – and instead selling their wares directly via people’s phones. They may be less […]

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Linnworks have introduced another ecommerce first with their cloud based edition – the Virtual Printer. It enables you to print hundreds of labels in just two clicks to any printer you choose. The problem with browser based systems is that they make it difficult to print. When you try to print anything from a […]

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Bigcommerce and Xero hook up


Small business accounting software firm Xero recently announced that they will be working with eCommerce platform Bigcommerce. What that will likely mean for sellers is improved accounting and data info for ecommerce sellers using the popular BigCommerce platform. You can read all about the benefits on this blog post from Bigcommerce. In particular, according to […]

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Enter your business for the Ecommerce Awards 2016

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Celebrating great, new, innovative and customer focused retailers from the world of ecommerce, the “James and James eCommerce Awards” will take place on Thursday 28 April 2016. Alongside senior industry specialists, Tamebay will be on the judging panel. James and James work with a wide range of online retailers, who sell everything from high-end jewellery […]

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