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By Chris Dawson October 18, 2019 - 10:00 am

Online sales 19.1% of all retail in September 2019

The ONS have reported figures for the three months to September 2019 revealing moderate growth in the quantity bought, across online sales and in store combined, continuing at 0.6% when compared with the previous three months, with all sectors within non-food stores reporting declines except

Enter a team in the Tamebay Ecommerce Cup with 30 leading ecommerce players

In less than a month time, leading ecommerce players are set to kick off Tamebay Ecommerce Cup on the 13 of June 2019 at PlayFootball Sheperd’s Bush. Sign up here to not miss out the hottest game in the ecommerce field. Tamebay are inviting ecommerce 'Ronaldos'

Amazon Delivery Service Partner invites Amazon employees to join with $10k incentive

Amazon today announced the expansion of their Amazon Delivery Service Partner program in the US with a new incentive for current Amazon employees to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company. Amazon promised to fund the startup costs with up to

Last call for ChannelAdvisor Connect with 20% discount code

There are just five days left before ChannelAdvisor Connect event takes places on the 15th of May at Kings Place, London. If you would like to attend the conference which offers sellers a chance to learn about opportunities and challenges in the marketplace industry -

Amazon faced ‘extensive’ six-month fraud

Bloomberg reports Amazon have faced an extensive six-month fraud which saw hackers stealing money from sellers' accounts last year. Some 100 accounts run by Amazon merchants were attacked by fraudsters between May and October 2018, said Bloomberg. Citing a UK legal document, hackers diverted sellers' sales

Somoscompra: online wholesale platform in Europe

A European online wholesale platform, Somoscompra connects merchants and suppliers to buy and sell wholesale products in Europe. The platform launched last year with an aim to offer sellers the opportunity of working with more than 500 European suppliers. It's available in eight languages including English,

eBay Retail Revival expands to Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The eBay Retail Revival programme aims to support sellers by enabling them to “stay local, sell global" as it expands to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. eBay say that they want to help sellers remain in their communities and contribute to their local economies by trading on

eBay’s Retail Revival to support marketplace SMEs’ growth in North Carolina

eBay's Retail Revival is extending to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greensboro, North Carolina. The marketplace announced today the expansion of their programme. The scheme aims to "harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow small businesses." The news marks

The UK will remain in the Common Transit Convention

The UK is set to remain in the Common Transit Convention (CTC) after Brexit, ensuring simplified cross-border trade for UK businesses exporting their goods, according to news from the UK government, The CTC is used for moving goods between the EU member states, the EFTA

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