The latest headlines from the world of online marketplaces and commerce
By Chris Dawson July 15, 2020 - 5:10 pm

Face Mask Calculator reveals cost of staying safe

If you are living in the UK then the likelihood is that sooner or later you'll enter a shop or step onto public transport and be required to wear a face mask or face covering. Depending which of the four UK countries you live in will

ShipStation help merchants reach Latin America in Mercado Libre partnership

Shipstation have announced their partnership with Mercado Libre, a successful payment system in Latin America. The team-up will help Shipstation merchants scale their business internationally by selling and shipping to customers in the region. Many challenges currently exist around the globe due to Coronavirus and that

ChannelAdvisor improve Amazon ad spend efficiency for advertisers

ChannelAdvisor have announced the launch of advanced automation capabilities designed to improve Amazon ad spend efficiency for advertisers. Brands and retailers looking for better product visibility on Amazon will now find it easier than ever to manage under-performing spend, protecting profit margins through the ChannelAdvisor

Tactics for managing Amazon Inventory in Q4 in a Coronavirus world

Many in the marketplace world will know Gareth Lloyd-Jones, now Head of Business Development at Activ8. Having worked with marketplaces from Amazon to Newegg and a host of start up marketplaces in the past, it's likely you may have worked with him in the past

Amazon test Dash Cart shopping cart that scans your items

Reports suggest that Amazon are testing Dash Cart, a smart shopping cart that will scan and charge you for items as you place them inside it. The cart which is said to be for small and medium-sized shops is equipped with cameras and scanners and

eBay payments sign up deadline today

Today is the 15th of July and marks the eBay payments sign up deadline for many UK business sellers. If this applies to you, you will have received multiple reminders from eBay with the most recent suggesting that if you don't sign up by today

Could Amazon staff health centres be springboard to launch private health care service?

Amazon today announced their plans to establish local, convenient health care centers near Amazon fulfillment centers and operations facilities across the U.S. in a collaborating with Crossover Health. Amazon says the Neighborhood Health Center Pilot Program will aid Amazon staff health and wellness. Through this initial

International purchasing behaviour could change after Brexit

Whistl has surveyed international online consumers on their opinion of whether Brexit will affect their international purchasing behaviour after the transition ends on 31 December 2020. The bad news is consumers are expecting delays and this could impact their purchasing habits impacting export sales from

eBay’s new APIs are helping developers create modern commerce

eBay are celebrating their new APIs for Managed Payments, Seller Initiated Offers, Charity and more for developers to help their businesses thrive. As part of the 20th-year celebration of their developer ecosystem eBay are showing that even though challenging times they are committed to delivering the

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