What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson January 24, 2020 - 10:00 am

Do you need to register and pay the Data Protection Fee?

The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a campaign to remind sole traders, small companies and SMEs of their legal responsibility to pay a Data Protection Fee. The move marks the start of an extensive programme to make sure the Data Protection Fee is paid by

Tamebay 2020 Back to Work Tips – Sandy Scott

In the latest instalment of our 2020 Back to Work Tips series, Sandy Scott CEO of Volo Commerce considers how you could grow your business by 5 or 10 times in 2020 and what that would look like. Over the past few months, Sandy has been

ShippingEasy release 2020 guide for US shipping rate changes

ShippingEasy have just released their ecommerce seller's Guide to 2020 Shipping Rate Changes. The guide aims to ease you into the dreaded new year price increases by helping you understand the changes taking place, work out the best courier for your particular shipping requirements and

Brexit Bill has been given Royal Assent

Today the Queen put her signature to the Brexit Bill giving it Royal Assent meaning that it passes into UK Law finally bringing an end to constant delays and uncertainty as to when (or if) we will leave the EU. There are still some steps to

Tamebay 2020 Back to Work Tips – Automation

In the latest instalment of our 2020 Back to Work Tips series, Jan Strassen of One Stop Order Processing discusses not just what you automation you should enable in your business but also how to monitor and improve your workflow systems Automation Why spend hours doing jobs

Why porn is about to screw you

Having abandoned Age Verification that was due to be enforced last Summer, the government is now once again reviewing how to protect children from inappropriate content. This hasn't gone down to well as many tech companies had invested in porn blocking solutions with age verification

Q1 Key Retail Dates for 2020

We are already well into 2020 and planning should now be underway to maximise on sales opportunities. Top brands don’t leave it till the last minute, they will all have plans and campaigns ready to go months in advance. To help guide your planning, WorldFirst have

Automate to Accumulate – How to Scale your Business

If you're looking at additional product lines, marketplaces and regions to grow your business, you’re also looking at more manual processes, more effort and more costs that will eat into your margins. When it comes to scaling the growth of your business, automating your processes

Sustainability: Less talking & more doing say consumers

Consumers have spoken, it's no longer enough to just talk about sustainability. They want to see brands doing more to put sustainable practices into action. According to Tryzens’ Customer Insight Report, 84% of consumers expect businesses to have sustainable practices and 83% expect them to