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By Sasha Fedorenko June 17, 2019 - 4:49 pm

Lower-tier Chinese consumers drive demand for online marketplaces

Lower-tier Chinese consumers are driving demand for online marketplaces, allowing merchants to capitalise on this phenomenon, says new China’s lower-tier cities step up in consumption report by Invesco. Understanding lower-tier Chinese consumers The changing consumption dynamic in China is giving rise to consumers who shop on global

New study urges UK SMEs to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The UK SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are urged to avoid putting their faith in politicians and consider all reasonable preparations for no-deal Brexit, says new study by The Institute of Directors (IOD). The Institute of Directors (IOD) says that their analysis into how UK SMEs

FedEx and Dollar General to add extra in-store delivery and pickup locations

FedEx today announced the addition of more than 8,000 Dollar General stores to the FedEx network of package drop-off, return, and hold-for-pickup options in the US. FedEx and Dollar General partnership is aimed at "help[ing] merchants grow their businesses by offering [US] shoppers convenient drop-off

USPS price hike to affect parcel size

USPS have announced USPS price hike that will "affect dimensional weight pricing" for Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express and Parcel Select Ground in the US, reported This means that parcels will be subjects to higher rates concerning their size rather their weight. USPS say

Fee Hike as PayPal Tiered Rate replaces PayPal Merchant Rate

On and from the 19th of August 2019 the PayPal Merchant Rate no longer applies. In place of the PayPal Merchant Rate, a new lower PayPal Standard Rate of 2.9% plus a 30p Fixed Fee applies to each domestic Commercial Transaction payment received by UK,

Payoneer Forum: The A-Z for Sellers Going Global this Thursday

The Payoneer Forum, Crossing Borders: The A-Z for eSellers Going Global, is taking place on Thursday this week, the 20th of June at the QEII Centre in London. If you’re looking to diversify your business by expanding to new regions, marketplaces, and partners, then book to update home and garden item specifics from 30th July have reminded eBay sellers of the changes to the home and garden item specifics starting from the 30th of July. eBay say that sellers should start adding key item specifics to their listings today. The move follows the changes eBay announced in the 2019 Spring

PayPal Canada new solution to save up to 75% on shipping costs

PayPal Canada and netParcel have announced the launch of a new shipping solution which promises merchants to save up to 75% on shipping discounts in domestic and international markets. Sellers can register here for the new service. What does it offer? Management of all sellers' PayPal transactions

10% Flash Sale on eBay UK through to Saturday Midnight

There's a Flash Sale on eBay UK today with 10% off sale across their entire site. The Flash Sale on eBay UK runs from midday on Friday through to midnight on Saturday night. A full 36 hours sale across the entire eBay site is unusual so