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By Chris Dawson March 26, 2019 - 10:00 am

Making Tax Digital without Copy & Paste

With Making Tax Digital for VAT coming into effect on the 1st of April, we spoke to account experts at Tradebox to find out more about how it will impact online retailers. It turns out that it's not enough to submit your VAT return digitally,

Whitepaper: Managing Complexity for Growth Companies

The world of ecommerce has opened up opportunities for online merchants to start small and grow quickly. As a result, successful businesses can be born with processes which, at this early stage, are often simple and with little consideration of what the future might bring. As

‘We want to open our own online marketplace:’ Douglas CEO

"This year, we want to open our own online marketplace," is how Douglas' CEO summarises the company's plans that could see merchants trading on the German marketplace. Speaking at Duesseldorf Wirtschaftspublizistischen Vereinigung event, Tina Mueller CEO at Douglas announced that the German perfume and cosmetics retailer

Should you start attaching CN22 on Brexit mail to the EU?

The situation regarding Brexit is still unclear and with the 29th fast approaching the chances of a no deal Brexit are still very real. The Post Office were advising attaching a CN22 on Brexit mail from this week. Currently it would appear that there are two

More than 1,800 SMBs are set to attend Amazon Selling Partner Summits

Amazon today announced that more than 1,800 small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are set to attend the Amazon Selling Partner Summits nationwide in the US events between March and October. Registration for the new Selling Partner Summit Series opened on February 6th and sold out in

Historic Royal Mail Stamp Prices 1971 – 2019

With the Royal Mail 2019 Stamp Prices kicking in today, we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the Historic Royal Mail Stamp Prices. To keep things simple, we've listed stamp prices from the time of decimalisation in 1971 through to the

AliExpress and Correos team up to support Spanish SMBs growth

AliExpress and Correos have teamed up to support Spanish small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) cross-border growth. The partnership with the national postal service of Spain, Correos, Chinese marketplace, AliExpress and Alibaba's logistics arm, Cainiao Network is saying to boost cross-border exports of Spanish SMBs, with a focus

What is an EORI number and do you need one before Brexit?

If you trade with the EU, it is possible you will need an EORI number (Economic Operator Registration and Identification Number). This will be crucial should the UK leave the EU without a formal deal in place. What is an EORI Number? According to the European Commission,

How to sell with Amazon Subscribe & Save

Amazon Subscribe & Save allows customers to sign up for regular deliveries of products they use frequently. Subscribers receive up to 15% off their Subscribe & Save orders, as well as free shipping. As an FBA seller, you can apply to include your eligible FBA