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By Dan Wilson November 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm

Are you seeing a festive red eBay logo?

A festive red eBay logo has been spotted by merchants over on It looks like, rather like the red cups that come around annually at Starbucks, that it is a nod to the festive season that we hope is already fully underway and proving

eBay retail revival UK kicks off with an event in Wolverhampton

65 British small businesses have gathered for the launch of the eBay retail revival event at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton. We wrote about retail revival here in September. They say that Wolverhampton is the first city outside of the US where the retail revival

Temporary Royal Mail Computer System issue

Royal Mail are having a bad Friday with consequent challenges for online retailers attempting to despatch parcels before the weekend. There's a Royal Mail computer system issue preventing customers from paying for postage with PayPal. Those with a Royal Mail credit account will be grateful that

Amazon Black Friday Sale 2018 starts early

Amazon have successfully extended Black Friday to a ten day period with the Amazon Black Friday Sale 2018 kicking off today. At the same time eBay have launched their Black Friday's come early deals. High Street retailers such as Argos and have also launched deals

Trust But Verify: Bridging the Trust Gap in Ecommerce

When consumers have confidence in their online purchases – confidence that they are getting what they have paid for, confidence that their data is being handled securely – they are happy to keep spending. With traditional retail the trust gap was much smaller, consumers could

DHL and Shopify team up in Singapore to help merchants

DHL and Shopify say they will be working to enable Singapore-based merchants to ship to their customers worldwide through a new plugin. The new Singapore-based businesses built with Shopify will also enjoy special promotions for cross border shipping with DHL. Currently over 60% of Singapore-based

So where are we with Europe, Brexit and ecommerce? A little round up.

In what has been a one of the most turbulent days in British political history since the fall of Margaret Thatcher in the 1990s, it is rather difficult to discern exactly what the Brexit situation is today. At Tamebay we don’t take sides and only

IRX 2019 – Internet Retailing Expo

The Internet Retailing Expo is coming back for 2019 to it's normal home at the Birmingham NEC. Known as IRX 2019 for short, it's the biggest expo for online retailers and marketplace sellers in the UK attracting thousands of attendees with just about every ecommerce

WooCommerce Amazon and eBay Integration from Codisto

In good news for WooCommerce merchants, Codisto has built a WooCommerce Amazon and eBay Integration. Already available in the official marketplace, the new partnership aims to easily enable WooCommerce merchants to connect their stores with Amazon’s and eBay’s global network of over forty online