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By Chris Dawson January 27, 2021 - 1:11 pm

eBay requires new Item Specifics on 22 Feb webinar

This webinar preesnted by Optiseller with the DIT will most benefit existing eBay sellers with a minimum annual turnover of £250k on your eBay store. We've known for some time that eBay requires new Item Specifics in several categories from the 22nd of February and

Brexit 3 weeks in analysis webinar – What you need to know

At 11am today we will kick off our Brexit 3 weeks in analysis webinar where we'll be unpicking what happened in 2020 with peak, Covid and Brexit and then take a look at the first three weeks of January to check where we are, what

Best & worst delivery firms MoneySavingExpert poll results

Once again, over 11,000 people took part in a MoneySavingExpert poll to rank the best (and worst) parcel delivery firms. Conducted just after the Christmas peak, the poll asked people to rate the performance of all the major UK delivery firms, based on their own

Unpacking Boohoo Debenhams marketplace acquisition

The Boohoo Debenhams acquisition isn't so much an acquisition as cherry picking the online element of the retailer. Founded in 1778 by William Clark, as a single store in London it grew to 178 locations across the UK, Ireland and Denmark and now the remaining

OnBuy grow sales from £24m to £200m in 2020 and aim for series B funding

OnBuy have reported a record-breaking start to 2021, confirming that it has seen 800% year on year growth so far in January, beating last year’s sales figures in the first three days of the year. This growth follows an exceptionally successful 2020 which saw OnBuy

TDC 2021 registration open with international speaker roster

Metapack will virtually host leading retailers, brands and carriers at The Delivery Conference (TDC) on the 2nd-3rd of February, 2021 and have announced a roster of high calibre TDC 2021 speakers. Presenting powerful industry insights, this year’s agenda has been carefully created to help the

In conversation with Murray Lambell, General Manager eBay UK

In our first ‘In Conversation With…’ series interview of 2021, I sat down with Murray Lambell, who became General Manager for eBay UK last September in the middle of a global pandemic and the final throes of Brexit. We wanted to find out more about the

Aberdeenshire Council announces additional small business grants

Aberdeenshire Council are urging small businesses requiring financial assistance to combat the impact of Covid-19 to apply for a new Discretionary Fund, provided by the Scottish local authorities. Aberdeenshire Council has so far paid out 600 grants totaling 1.2 million. The Discretionary Fund which allows councils

Meet the company: Olsam (a UK based Amazon FBA Acquirer)

The past year has been a turbulent time for many marketplace businesses - some have been busier than ever whilst others have seen their sales plummet during the never ending stream of pandemic lock downs. Now at the start of 2021, it's time to review

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