Zalando trials ecommerce offering to retailers


German fashion online retailer Zalando is opening itself up to sellers so that they can sell via the Zalando platform to shoppers. For the first time, local retailers can connect to the Zalando Platform with minimal technical effort via the external partner software “gax-system”. Zalando Vice President Logistics Products Jan Bartels says: “With its platform […]

No Comments Read More

The clocks go back to GMT on Sunday 30th October 2016

Clocks back one hour

In olden days (i.e. less than a decade ago) we’d have needed to remind you that the clocks go back on Sunday. On the 30th of October 2016 at 2am British Summer Time (BST) ends and we’re back on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Today you probably won’t have to worry as your smartphone, computer, laptop […]

1 Comment Read More

Meet the company: OrderHub


OrderHub is a stock and order management solution from the guys over at ChannelGrabber. The team behind it has been involved in the multi-channel eCommerce market since 2010, and they’ve used this experience to produce a wonderfully simple and elegant solution for your daily business needs. With Christmas and Black Friday just around the corner, […]

No Comments Read More

UK Mail Midnight Order service with Next Day Delivery


UK Mail are running a new campaign for their Midnight Order service – a next-day delivery solution that enables customers to order right up until midnight, 365 days a year. UK Mail’s Midnight Order has a 12am order cut-off to meet the growing expectations of consumers who are demanding more convenient delivery choices. eCommerce brands […]

No Comments Read More

Major update to vintage marketplace RETruly


There’s been a major update of UK based nascent vintage marketplace relevant to both buyers and sellers. For buyers there is the new ability to buy in multiple currencies and improvements to the checkout including the opportunity to buy as a guest without the need to create an account. Listing page layouts have been […]

No Comments Read More

Magento Live Australia, Sydney: 7&8/11/16

Magento feat

If you’re down under and want to find out more about the ecommerce platform Magento and emerging industry trends then the Magento Live event in Sydney next month will be right up your street. To find out more and book a place, visit the website. As the organisers say of the event: “The Future of […]

No Comments Read More

Sellers report Product Reviews on Amazon go AWOL


Amazon merchants are reporting that reviews on their products are disappearing. For some this is having a devastating impact on sales as hundreds of reviews left over a number of years have vanished into the ether. Some sellers are surmising that Amazon may be in the process of removing reviews left in exchange for free […]

1 Comment Read More

Stripe’s new Radar fraud detection tool


Online payments provider Stripe has introduced a new suite of modern tools called Stripe Radar, to prevent fraud, fully integrated with their payments flow. The thinking behind Stripe is that too often retailers turn down business with blanket bans to protect against fraud. For instance you might decide to block all credit cards from Nigeria […]

1 Comment Read More

Alibaba Group now using GS1 standards

EAN Barcode

Alibaba have announced that they will be requesting GTINs and use GS1 data pool standards from seller on their platforms. By inviting brand owners to adopt GS1 standards, Alibaba are recognising the huge benefits that standards can bring, including managing their supply chain efficiently, complying with laws and regulations for accurate product information, meeting the […]

1 Comment Read More

IoT devices threaten future Internet security

Hacking Code

PayPal, Etsy, Twitter, GitHub, Reddit, Playstation Network, AirBnB and Netflix were all impacted on Friday by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on Dyn DNS. The biggest impact was in the US although some users in Europe were also affected. DNS (Domain Name System) is the internet protocol which translates a web URL (like […]

3 Comments Read More