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By Chris Dawson July 12, 2020 - 2:37 pm

Ofcom Royal Mail fines of £1.6m for delivery failures

You can't be a commercial company and fail to deliver the service you promise without penalties, and that's why Ofcom Royal Mail fines totalling £1.6m have just been imposed. Ofcom Royal Mail fines for missing 1st Class delivery target £1.5m of the fines were for failing to

eBay New Mandatory Item Specifics from September

There are new mandatory Item Specifics coming into effect on eBay UK from the 9th of September. The new mandatory item specifics values are available now in eBay listing flows and eBay say they would encourage you to add them ahead of the September 9th

eBay New Seller Hub – Individually Brilliant, Stronger as One

eBay have had a massive influx off new businesses, many of whom in the past were offline online high street retailers and it's only the coronavirus lock down that promoted 10s of 1,000s to open an eBay shop and start selling online. To assist new

Multiple Channels Means Multiple Options (for sellers as well as buyers)

We recently published a white paper focusing on how to build, grow and industrialise ecommerce, but there has to be a start point and for many a catalyst to embrace multiple channels was the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and shut down of their offline

UK Summer Economic Update from Rishi Sunak
Eat Out to Help Out 50% off meals for everyone

The Chancellor's clear goal to protect and create jobs, especially for young people and in a UK first the headline that will attract everyone is an Eat Out to Help out 50% off meals across the UK during August on Mondays to Wednesdays. The 1st Phase

£5 million investment to see OnBuy go global

OnBuy is set to go global this summer, after securing a £5 million investment. OnBuy’s founder and CEO, Cas Paton, is now projecting the business to be turning over £2 billion in sales by 2024. OnBuy have ambitious aims and so far they've exceeded all expectations.

Cracking the SME returns challenge webinar PLUS exclusive preview of GFS Global Returns Pro

The returns challenge costs UK retailers a whopping £60bn a year, and while ecommerce continues to grow at around 20% each year, this trend has only been accelerated by Coronavirus as lockdown has left shoppers with no choice but to buy online. With Returns rates

OnBuy integrations for your website order & inventory management

If the reason you're not selling on OnBuy is lack of integrations then today they address your concerns with the announcement of six new OnBuy integrations to make selling on OnBuy easy. OnBuy's mantra is to ensure that your selling experience is as seamless and rewarding

Update on PayPal Working Capital with eBay payments

Monday evening this week, PayPal emailed many sellers with an update as to how PayPal Working Capital with eBay payments will work (or more correctly won't work). Paying off existing PayPal Working Capital finance There are a couple of interesting points in the email. Firstly, if you