What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson September 24, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Government Coronavirus Winter Economy Plan

In his statement today, the Rishi Sunak the Chancellor set out his plans for the Coronavirus Winter to support small businesses, employees and the self employed along with measures designed to help larger businesses. The Chancellor pointed out that in March he set out a plan

Shopify transaction data stolen by rogue support staff

Shopify are the latest big ecommerce name to have a security breach. Following eBay (rogue security staff) and Amazon (bribing employees), Shopify have discovered that two rogue members of their support team were engaged in a scheme to obtain Shopify transaction data of certain merchants. Less

Get 4 months Replyco Free – activate and pay for Annual Pro Account

We've just spotted a Q4 holiday offer from Replyco which you'll be very interested in if you're not already using a state of the art messaging system to handle customers on marketplaces and your website. For just one week, until the 1st of October, new

Royal Mail Special Delivery guarantee delivery times extended

From next Monday, Royal Mail will be delivering Special Delivery letters and parcels later in the day. No longer will a Special Delivery arrive by 1pm, but with the new Special Delivery guarantee delivery times might be as late as 4pm. The 9am service will

New lockdown restrictions for six months

At 8pm this Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will address the nation with a raft of new lockdown restrictions which will affect our lives. There is a warning that the new lockdown restrictions could last for six months, these are not short term measures

USPS temporary price rise approved by Postal Regulatory Commission

A USPS temporary price rise on parcels has been approved by the US Postal Regulatory Commission, for businesses and will raise prices on commercial domestic competitive parcels – Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Package Service, Parcel Select, and Parcel Return Service. The USPS temporary price

Webinar this Wednesday: Q4 2020 is coming, is your ecommerce business futureproof?

Q4 2020 is coming, is your ecommerce business futureproof? Sit down for a webinar at 6pm on Wednesday this week, the 23rd of September where the following questions will be discussed: How secure is your supply chain? Just because your business can continue under social distancing,

Same day delivery and ease of purchase with Argos Business Account

As a online business, it would be no surprise to discover that you buy a large proportion of your business requirements online. Having said that, it would also be no surprise to discover that many businesses purchase a reasonable amount of products from Argos, the

How the move to an online society shines the spotlight on fraud

In this guest post, Aaron Begner, General Manager of EMEA at Forter discusses how the Coronavirus forced an artificially accelerated move to an online society that has changed payment preferences and impacted omnichannel strategies. Among the many wider impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a

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