What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson September 25, 2017 - 10:30 am

Meet the marketplace: Fyndiq

Sweden, as is the entire Nordic region, is a relatively affluent with high internet penetration and so when I heard a Swedish marketplace was opening to UK and EU sellers I had to find out more. Sweden is a relatively close country and as easy to

Juggling the retail landscape: How to energise your operations for growth

With today’s increasingly competitive retail landscape, it’s more important than ever to gear your operations for growth. Retailers who are willing to innovate, listen to their customers, create memorable experiences and use data to empower their decision making are finding they can thrive. In the

Linnworks: ‘The Job is Not Done’ #LinnAcademy2017

David Brackin is a regular contributor to Tamebay and is the co-founder of Stuff U Sell. He has sold over 250,000 different items on eBay. He was at Linnworks annual Linn Academy conference this week and this is his report from Linnnworks founder Fedor Djzuba's talk: The

Etsy under fire for how it treats sellers

Calling all Etsy sellers. There's plenty of chat and controversy right now about how eBay treats its sellers. Here on Tamebay we've written about various problems that sellers have had of late when it comes, specifically, to the exchange of contact details between buyers and sellers

CWU and Royal Mail pensions: “I’d rather smash it to bits” says union boss.

Tensions and tempers continue to run high in the ongoing CWU and Royal Mail pensions dispute as wrangles continue to rumble on. The CWU has served notice that it is seeking a ballot of members specifically considering industrial action from posties in the run-up to

Your one opportunity to share your contact details without eBay knowing

As the well respected Laura Mathieson noted in a recent Tamebay comment: "You would be amazed at how many sellers do not put contact information on packing slips." She was commenting on Chris's recent post: My last ever great customer service experience on eBay. And

2017: the first ever €10bn ecommerce year in Belgium

Belgium is likely to mark 2017 as its first ever €10bn ecommerce years after strong growth in online shopping during the first half of the year. This is according to BECommerce the Belgium Ecommerce Association. They're findings are summarised in the infographic below. What’s perhaps particularly

Amazon and eBay to assist Public Accounts Committee with VAT Fraud

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) session on tackling online VAT fraud and error will be broadcast live on Parliamentary TV today (Wednesday the 13th of September) at 2.30pm. Along with various witnesses from HMRC and other interested parties will be Steve Dishman, Amazon Vice President

Should you buy the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X?

Apple have aped Microsoft and jumped straight from the iPhone 8 to the iPhone X (pronounced 'iPhone 10') missing out the 9th version, the only difference being that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X are all being released at the same time. Preorders

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