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By Chris Dawson March 23, 2018 - 7:55 pm

Rob Hattrell & Rio Ferdinand to speak at Catalyst 2018

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Europe 2018 is just six weeks away and they have announced some of the high profile speakers at the conference which you won't want to miss. David Spitz, CEO of ChannelAdvisor will be opening the conference and his keynote typically covers the state of

AI chatbot added to new eBay Purchase History page

eBay have revamped the Buyer Purchase History page and designed it to give clearer information to buyers as well as signposting how they can get self-service help. New eBay Purchase History Page features Quick links Right at the top of the page is a banner enabling them to

eBay PAY20LESS 20% off promotion today until 6pm

eBay are running a PAY20LESS promotion with 20% off everything from midday to 6pm today in three categories: Fashion, Home & Garden, Sports & Leisure. Purchases from other categories aren't included in the promotion. There is a minimum spend off £20 and a maximum discount of

Will sustainable packaging become an ecommerce differentiator?

One of the joys of attending Internet Retailing Expo regards the conversations you have and the viewpoints you hear. And there was a keen discussion about whether sustainable packaging is the way forward and how it, perhaps, may become a norm as consumers demand it

Is a hard border with the EU a realistic possibility?

As the rumbling wranglings between the UK and EU continue, as very slowly key questions regarding the critical aspects of Brexit are answered, from an ecommerce merchant perspective important issues remain unaddressed. And one, specifically, is what the nature of the sea and air border

A Tamebay report on Internet Retailing Expo 2018 #IRX18

It feels like something of an annual pilgrimage. And this year Tamebay made the trip to the NEC in Birmingham Internet Retailing Expo 2018 as usual. It was rather colder than usual. There have been definitely been IRXs in the past when you could sit

Are you competing with your own marketplace ads on Google?

Both eBay and Amazon have pulled adverts on Google at one time or another but currently marketplace ads on Google from both eBay and Amazon are being heavily utilised. What this means is that if you sell on marketplaces and your own website, if you

Insights from Amazon’s The Grand Tour reveal strategy for India

Amazon's The Grand Tour is the most successful inhouse production (an Amazon Original) for Amazon studios according to documents seen by Reuters. What's interesting is how Amazon are measuring success and the insights it reveals into the marketplace's strategy in India. For Amazon, video content is

How to get started selling on Trade Me in New Zealand

At the recent Retail Without Borders conference, I sat down with David Swift, Global Development Manager at Trade Me, to discuss how to get started selling on Trade Me, New Zealand's number one ecommerce platform. Trade Me is a bit of a phenomenon in New Zealand,

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