Tag: Snafu

Amazon error prevents buyers completing purchases

Amazon Bug

Amazon appear to be having problems on both desktop and mobile version of their site. Buyers are unable to complete purchases. It doesn’t matter if you try to do a One-Click purchase, or if you add items to your Amazon basket and then try to proceed to checkout, buying fails and directs you to an […]

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Amazon EU marks UK Bank Holiday shipments late

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I was listening with some sympathy to a friend who works for a French ecommerce company. With Christmas falling on a weekend she was bemoaning the fact that the French are back to work the next day and they don’t have a string of Bank Holidays to recover from the festivities the way that we […]

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eBay France free listing SNAFU

eBay Bug

The year hadn’t even started before the guys at eBay France ran into trouble. eBay are running a promotion for French private sellers giving unlimited free insertion fees for all fixed price and auction format listings (of any duration). The promotion runs from the 1st of January through to the 28th of February. Unfortunately on […]

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PayPal working to correct refund glitch

PayPal Bug

PayPal are working to finally correct all of the refund errors that arose from three week glitch which occurred at the end of October through to the beginning of November. In an email they say: “We want to let you know we experienced a technical issue because of which some of your customers’ refunds were […]

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I hate when no one wins the Amazon Buy Box!

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As Christmas approaches I’m finding it increasingly frustrating shopping on Amazon when no one wins the Buy Box. Having paid for an Amazon Prime membership, I tend to instantly click the Amazon Prime option to limit my search to items that can be delivered for free, usually the next working day. This suits me as […]

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PayPal transaction history vanishes in site bug

PayPal Bug

It would appear that PayPal servers are having a wobble this evening, whilst the service appears to be up and running, if you’re looking for your transaction history it’s probably not there. I’ve checked both on the PayPal website on my laptop and the PayPal app on my Android and PayPay resolutely tells me that […]

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PayPal used incorrect currency early November

PayPal Bug

We’ve heard from a reader that PayPal billed some of their customers in the wrong currency during the first week of November. We have no idea how this could have happened nor how widespread the issue may have been. PayPal have identified the glitch, are in the process of rectifying the errors and have sent […]

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Amazon promise the slowest delivery ever!

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On Black Friday like millions of other shoppers I bought a couple of items online. One of the products I purchased was from Amazon and although it was in the Black Friday Deals, it was labelled as out of stock. I wasn’t that worried, Christmas was a month away. Then I got a notification from […]

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What’s going on with Amazon Rugeley fire damaged stock?

Amazon Rugeley feat

As we wrote the week before last, there was a fire at Amazon’s Fulfilment Centre (FC) at Rugeley in the early hours of Monday 14th November. It’s seems that the blaze spread over two floors and an unspecified amount of stock was either destroyed or damaged. A few days after the event, Amazon said they […]

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