What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson May 6, 2021 - 11:34 am

Hurricane Commerce Zephyr Bulk Upload goes live with Royal Mail

Royal Mail and Hurricane Commerce have teamed up to offer customers the Zephyr Bulk Upload solution – which is designed to help you find tariff codes for items being sent abroad, simply and quickly. The cross-border data enhancement service developed by Hurricane is now available

Mirakl dropship capabilities added to marketplace platform

Mirakl have announced the release of new features enabling enterprises to fully integrate and manage both dropship and marketplace activities in a single, cloud-native solution. Bolstered by AI and seamlessly integrating marketplace participants, the updated platform includes a host of enterprise-oriented capabilities and features that

Surcharge bills from Royal Mail Revenue Protection

We are hearing that some online sellers are starting to get substantial surcharge bills from Royal Mail due to Revenue Protection measures. Sellers are reporting that Royal Mail’s new technology is incorrectly placing a surcharge on what they claim are correctly posted 2D barcoded Large

The future of retail and how small businesses can stay relevant

In this guest post today, Kate Lester, founder and CEO of Diamond Logistics, offers a fearless opinion on the future of retail. We can see light at the end of the tunnel. Shops are opening, but the reality is retail habits have changed forever. As

Codeless Platforms and ShipStation announce new partnership

Codeless Platforms have signed a strategic partnership with ShipStation to enable customers to fully automate and streamline business processes, driving customer satisfaction and business growth. “Brands, manufacturers and retailers are using an increasing number of specialist point solutions to help them execute their vision and

Starting a business – Start Up Donut podcast

The UK is experiencing a start-up boom. More than 770,000 people ended up started a business in 2020 – a huge increase on the more usual annual tally of 660,000. Starting a business is cheaper, quicker and easier than ever. People of all ages, from

aisle 3 successfully raises £250,000 and why you should care

Ecommerce startup aisle 3 has completed a successful follow on funding round, raising £250,000 via Angel Investment Network, the world’s largest online angel investment network. Aiming to become ‘the Wikipedia of product search’ the business secured the funds in just six weeks with the company’s

Do your customers want fast and free delivery?

What do your customers want from delivery? Fast and Free is what we've all been told for for years but that's not the case, join our webinar with GFS this Thursday the 29th of April at 11am to find out what your customers really want.

How to utilise paid adverts to explore new international markets

Are you looking to use digital channels to make the most of opportunities for growth across global markets? If so, this webinar from DIT is for you, which will cover how to utilise paid adverts to explore new opportunities in international markets and how to

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