The latest headlines from the world of online marketplaces and commerce
By Dan Wilson June 26, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Amazon Seller Meet-up, London; 5/7/17

This London event will focus on Amazon private label selling. #FillYourCartWithColor theme continues with a summer block party

Continuing on their theme of being a colourful place to shop, New York become a little more vibrant as eBay held a summer block party last week. They invited sellers from around the world bring summer to life in celebration of the new brand platform. Whilst

Sellers of Nike on Amazon in danger of being banned

There's news leaked out via Bloomberg that Nike have already signed a deal to sell direct on via the marketplace's Brand Registry which would allow them to control third party sellers on the site. If you sell the Nike brand on Amazon you could

iZettle enhances service for local mobile payments

Mobile payments provider iZettle has revealed it will enable users to make local mobile payments and send invoices through its point of sale app. iZettle CEO and co-founder Jacob de Geer says "We’re seeing an increasingly fragmented world of payments, as countries adopt new technologies

Comparing changes to UK VAT and Australian GST on eBay Fees

Whilst we in the UK are to have VAT added to our eBay invoices and have to claim the cost back on out VAT returns (if we're VAT registered, the exact opposite is about to happen in Australia. Private Sellers UK In the UK private seller fees already

eBay UK Pricing Promo for private sellers: max £1 final value fee on 100 listings

It seems like quite a while since we've reported a pricing promo for private sellers on eBay UK and this one is quite attractive. As they say: "Create up to 100 listing(s) on in an eligible category, starting during the promotion period, using the

Cdiscount to use drones for click & collect and stock taking

Cdiscount is the latest marketplace to be playing with drones, they aim to have a proof of concept demonstration by next year with the first working prototype in place by 2019. Click and Collect by drone Unlike Amazon and their ilk, CDiscount aren't aiming to deliver to

Register your team for the 2017 Tamebay Ecommerce Cup

Teams are already signing up for the 2017 annual Tamebay Ecommerce Cup which will be held in the Autumn this year on the 7th of September. This year we're moving from Wembley to a more upmarket venue in Shepherds Bush with FA qualified Referees, freshly laid

Royal Mail 2D barcodes could soon expose eBay to more Money Back Guarantee cases

A Tamebay reader has some interesting background information regarding eBay and Royal Mail tracking. It appears likely that eBay might be exposing themselves to a larger number of claims under the eBay Money Back Guarantee than in the past. To understand what's changing we need to