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Buyers want a longer window to make returns

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Barclaycard research suggests that shoppers want more options when it comes to returns but that retailers are struggling over returns and that’s impacting the bottom line. 2000 consumers surveyed shows that 57% of retailers give refunds regardless of product condition to keep shoppers sweet. The report says that, excluding damaged or faulty stock, 26% of […]

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CitySprint hiring ahead of Christmas same day delivery rush


CitySprint are looking to take on more than two hundred additional couriers in the run up to the festive season. The new recruits will join CitySprint’s fleet of over 3,200 couriers to support with both ongoing business growth and increased seasonal demand. According to IMRG, parcel volumes in 2015 hit 1.065 billion, exceeding industry forecasts […]

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Linn Academy: The past, present and future of ecommerce

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David Brackin is a regular contributor to Tamebay and is the co-founder of Stuff U Sell. He has sold over 250,000 different items on eBay. He was at Linnworks‘ annual Linn Academy conference this week and is reporting on the event for Tamebay: This year’s Linnworks Conference kicked with Tamebay’s own Chris Dawson providing an […]

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P2P has joined The Delivery Group


There’s further conglomeration in the ecommerce delivery space because ecommerce logistics provider P2P has joined The Delivery Group, bringing together three of the most successful UK businesses in the post and parcel sector. P2P is a UK international ecommerce logistics operation. The business employs around 150 staff and is partnered with some of the UK’s […]

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Parcelforce last posting dates Christmas 2016


Parcelforce have announced their last recommended posting dates for Christmas 2016. Customers who wish to post abroad to key destinations such as China and Australia, using Parcelforce globalexpress service, should ensure their parcels are sent by Friday 16 December 2016. For destinations such as the USA and Canada, the recommended last posting date is Monday […]

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Royal Mail International Services to new countries with higher compensation

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From the start of this week (10th October 2016) Royal Mail made their International Tracking and Signature services available to more countries. International Tracked services are now available to: Greece, Serbia, Gibraltar, Faroe Islands, Greenland and Aland Islands. Plus you can ship via Royal Mail’s International Tracked & Signed to: Barbados, Belize Cook Islands, Georgia, […]

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Get excited and learn about selling on Etsy


If you’re interested in selling crafts and vintage items then the Etsy marketplace will be on your radar. It’s a fantastic marketplace with a beautiful interface and attractive presentation. In my personal experience I find the search facility most useful. It’s fun place to buy gifts and curios. So why have you been resisting Etsy’s […]

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