What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson April 7, 2020 - 3:25 pm

Coronavirus impact on Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday

Today, Rory O’Connor, CEO & Founder of Scurri, asks what the Coronavirus impact will be later down the line when things start to return to normal. There is already uncertainty around Amazon Prime Day, normally held in July, but unless retailers and brands start to

3D printed face shields delivered to NHS for free by DPD

3D printing has revolutionised manufacturing with everything from 3D printed cookie cutters, embossed rolling pins and model railway accessories to dental implant moulds. Now, thousands of volunteers, both small businesses and consumers, across the UK are giving up their time to use their 3D printers

Inpost Next Day Send service launched as usage triples

Perhaps unsurprisingly in a world of social distancing, InPost have seen usage of their contactless parcel locker service triple in March compared to February. They have also announced the launch of an Inpost Next Day Send service giving fast contactless delivery services. InPost’s lockers help keep

Collect+ Opens doors to other carriers as acquires full ownership from Yodel

PayPoint have announced a deal to take full ownership of Collect+, the UK’s largest parcel network, acquiring the 50% of shares that were previously owned by Yodel. The agreement reaffirms the long-term partnership between the two companies, with Yodel committing to a multi-year contract

Forter Report: Coronavirus Impact on Ecommerce & Fraud

The world has changed dramatically in recent weeks as the Coronavirus impact starts to impact every day life in almost every country across the world. Governments have responded at different rates to the threat, with lockdowns, financial support to various degrees to businesses and consumers,

Fruugo Courier Network Status Dashboard

To help retailers navigate through these unprecedented times and continue to trade, international online marketplace Fruugo has developed a new Courier Network Status Dashboard – tracking the status of couriers across the globe – and summarised the variety of schemes launched by European governments that

Maersk Growth investment boosts Huboo’s growth plans

Maersk Growth investment recently announced an investment in Huboo, the UK-based multi-channel fulfillment service for ecommerce businesses of all sizes. Huboo’s software platform provides professional, flexible and affordable fulfillment services that enable ecommerce businesses of any scale to deliver products to customers. The solution is particularly

Royal Mail Parcel Drop off slashed to 2 hours a day

From this Monday, the 6th of April, your Royal Mail parcel drop off will need to be first thing in the morning if you use Customer Service Points at local Delivery Offices. Some will only open for two hours per day whilst others will open

Royal Mail delivering national coronavirus mailing to UK

Royal Mail have announced that they are supporting UK Government’s public information campaign, delivering a national coronavirus mailing to around 30 million households across the UK via its Door to Door service. Dropping on the nation’s door mats over the next week, the coronavirus mailing

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