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The latest news and developments from your competitors who provide third party services to the online marketplace industry.
By Chris Dawson February 15, 2019 - 10:54 am

Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys UK’s WorldFirst

WorldFirst is now part of Alibaba's Ant Financial group in what's thought to be a deal in the region of $700m. In order to clear the deal, it's now clear that WorldFirst divested their US operations to side step US regulatory scrutiny as Shareholders approved

BigCommerce Asia launches with new director

BigCommerce have announced that Dene Schonknecht has joined the company as its first-ever director of Asia. With more than 20 years experience in the ecommerce industry, Dene Schonknecht will lead growth for the BigCommerce Asia region, including day-to-day management of the company’s newly-opened office in

Hermes install carousel to handle ugly freight at Rugby Hub

Hermes have invested £1m at their Rugby hub, to install a carousel capable of handling larger packages (known as ugly freight) which would normally have required manual handling. The system has two automatic infeeds from boom conveyors which can extend into trailers to assist with

‘We’re chasing PayPal for the breakthrough’: Pakistan’s finance minister

"We're chasing PayPal for the breakthrough," is how Pakistan's finance minister describes his plan to launch PayPal Pakistan. Pakistan's finance minister, Asad Umar continues his efforts to bring PayPal to Pakistan. He said that he's aware of the problems consumers face because of lack of online

40% off UPS discount code for US air services to help with Valentine’s peak

UPS discount code is offering US merchants 40% off air services to help them handle Valentine's peak period. The delivery supplier is extending their "EASY" campaign which offers a range of discounts. The offering includes 20% list rates for UPS Ground shipments within the US and

‘We face ongoing financial challenges:’ USPS CEO on business instability

"We face ongoing financial challenges," is how USPS CEO describes the company's first quarter results of fiscal 2019. The postal services supplier announced today the financial results which signal the business instability. USPS net profit saw a saw decline of $1.5bn (£1.1bn) in the quarter starting on

‘We want to be part of Chinese payment capabilities, says PayPal’s CEO

"We want to be a part" of Chinese payment capabilities, is how PayPal's CEO describes the vision of the payments provider in terms of future cross-border collaboration. "China developed a very robust set of digital payment capabilities," is what Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal finds attractive

Hermes courier drives offered Self-Employed Plus status

Drivers for one of the UK's three largest courier companies can now opt in to employee type benefits such as holiday pay and guaranteed earnings. Following what is being described as a 'groundbreaking deal' for the gig economy by the GMB Union, Hermes couriers can

Fulfilment by Parcelhub launched to complement carrier management services

Fulfilment by Parcelhub has been added to the portfolio of the carrier management and ecommerce solutions provider as they aim to grow their business with retailers, brands, wholesalers, printers and publishers. Fulfilment by Parcelhub can be tailored by companies who need to outsource storage, shipping and

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