What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Dan Wilson February 21, 2018 - 12:16 am

Shopify seeks to revolutionise the online shopping checkout experience

Shopify has been talking about how it wants to revolutionise the checkout process on its online shop checkouts and emulate best practice that is already in place on apps and web services that put a focus on swiftness and ease. Specifically Google Pay and Uber

Royal Mail Stamp Price rises 2p from 26th March 2018

From the 26th of March 2018, the price of a First Class stamp will increase by 2p to 67p and the price of a Second Class stamp will increase by 2p to 58p. Royal Mail understands that many companies and households are finding it hard in

Codisto LINQ for Shopify native eBay & Amazon global support

If you are a Shopify user and also sell on eBay and Amazon then there's some good news for you, you can now manage your listings on these marketplaces natively within Shopify thanks to a new Codisto LINQ Shopify app. Shopify does offer its own limited

Talking marketplaces at #IRX18 in Birmingham next month

The Internet Retailing Expo, #IRX18, is one of the crucial dates in the calendar for marketplaces merchants every year. For Tamebay it represents something of an annual pilgrimage to the Birmingham NEC, and you are guaranteed a very good walk through the gargantuan facility (between

How to use low stock notifications to influence customer behaviour

We're impatient consumers in the UK, according to a survey undertaken by Whistl. If there are any issues with stock levels then more than half of us are likely to simply shop from another retailer but low stock can convince us to purchase sooner if

Shopify experienced problems with their stores today on Thursday

Several readers have been in touch to tell Tamebay that Shopify had some problems on Thursday evening. It seems like the supplier had an outage of some kind that meant that ecommerce websites were not available for a period and shoppers couldn't make purchases. That

Wish adds ChannelEngine for multichannel support

Wish have a new integration with the ChannelEngine multichannel management platform, to enable joint customers to sell their products on the mobile marketplace. Wish is a mobile marketplace in North America and Europe with 350 million users worldwide, accounting for 2.4 million purchases per day. Wish

Sellers of illegal streaming Premiership Football devices hit with fines

There's no place to hide on the Internet as two sellers of illegal streaming media devices just found out with fines of £18,000 and £8,000. They've also naturally been instructed to cease trading in the devices. Both sellers were selling devices, with pirate subscriptions enabling the

Facebook smart speakers coming in July 2018

Facebook smart speakers are on the way and will be taking on the likes of Google, Apple and Amazon in the voice activated devices field. By the middle of the year, July at the latest, they are understood to be launching two different models, codenamed

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