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By Chris Dawson July 27, 2021 - 10:00 am

Bitcoin for Amazon transactions rumour based on Job Ad

Tongues are wagging that Bitcoin for Amazon transactions could be a reality by the end of the year and launch their own cryptocurrency in 2022 according to various reports, with CityAM stating that an insider has confirmed the news. This has all stemmed from a job

5 ways to avoid the Christmas Cashflow Crunch

Christmas is coming and your finance arrangements are almost certainly where you’re leaving the most money on the table right now. Smart ecommerce operators realise that spending a couple of hours ensuring that they have appropriate and affordable finance will save them a lot more cash

Amazon Professional Selling Plan subscription fees

On the 1st of August 2021, Amazon will be making some changes to the way Professional Selling Plan subscription fees are billed if you have active listings in more than one country/region with merged accounts. Your Amazon Professional Selling Plan subscription fee will be divided across

Amazon Pay Gift Guide marketing carrot to sign up

Amazon are offering merchants a chance to participate in their annual Amazon Pay Gift Guide, which highlights new products and merchants to Amazon customers, who are shopping during peak season. In order to be eligible for inclusion in the Amazon Pay Gift Guide, all you have

Cath Kidston SellersFunding £5 million credit line

When we talk about funding services for marketplace businesses, we all too often make the assumption that they only serve businesses looking for a relatively modest credit line. Looking for £5,000, £10,000, £50,000 or even £100,000 and the modern fintech companies are there to help

Avalara add Trade Treaty Support & Trade Restriction Management

Avalara are adding new capabilities to their cross-border solution: Trade Treaty Support and Trade Restrictions Management. These new features enable businesses to take advantage of preferred treaty rates in their landed cost calculations and to avoid selling items to countries where there are restrictions with

What Is the New One Stop Shop for EU VAT?

Today, Patrick Möller, Content Creator at hellotax takes at look at the new One Stop Shop (OSS) for EU VAT and examines how the Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) is going to be really important for retailers based outside the EU including the UK: What Is

US PayPal Fee increase coming 2nd August 2021

There's a US PayPal Fee increase coming into effect from the 2nd of August 2021. Whilst the increase in the percentage fee is increasing, what will hurt most for sellers who process low ASP transactions is the increase in the fixed fee from $0.30 to

Stripe Tax launches to simplify global tax compliance

Today Stripe have announced the launch of Stripe Tax, one of their customers most requested features. It's not surprising that this was on the agenda for Stripe considering their acquisition of TaxJar in May. The new feature will help businesses automatically calculate and collect sales