By Chris Dawson February 22, 2019 - 4:22 pm dumps USPS, will charge new 3% postage surcharge to users have severed their exclusive relationship with USPS and paid the price as their share price plummeted by 60%, from around $200 to currently trading at around $85.00. This is a bold step with saying that ecommerce is demanding other carriers with better delivery

Adidas’ Ultraboost 19 make global debut on Alibaba-owned Tmall

Adidas' Ultraboost 19 have launched on Alibaba-owned Tmall. The exclusive release of Adidas' trainers shows the Tmall's reputation as a trusted partner which connects brands to the Chinese market. “Digital and ecommerce is one of Adidas’ strategic priorities. This is why we look to cooperate with Tmall,

Free delivery expectations across age groups

Merchants are facing free delivery expectations brought on as a result of disruptors in the field and customers' demands, says new research by National Retail Federation. The report found that 75% of consumers surveyed expect delivery to be free even on orders under $50 (£38). That's

eBay UK minor website outage hits their online trading

An eBay UK minor website outage affected their online trading this morning with shoppers complaining that they can't log-in or check-out. An outage watchdog, Downdetector, said that eBay started to experience website issues since 8:08 am. Downdetector said to receive 377 reports from eBay shoppers in which they

Royal Mail Business Parcels 2019 Price Updates

In addition to the Royal Mail Stamp Price changes announced today, there will also be changes to Royal Mail Business Parcels rates. These changes will impact you if you have a contract with Royal Mail. Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed® by 1pm will increase on average

Royal Mail Stamp Prices to rise 3p from Monday March 25th

Royal Mail Stamp Prices are to rise from Monday March 25th 2019. The cost of both a First and a Second Class stamp will increase so, for most online retailers who still purchase postage either at the Post Office or online, Monday March the 25th

Physical stores remain important for SMEs says Royal Mail

Almost 60% of SMEs sell on marketplaces and half of SMEs are looking to expand the channels they sell through in 2019. What might surprise you is that 41% of SMEs are looking for space in physical stores to sell their goods. 75% of SMEs now

Amazon Brand Gating increases merchant suspension risk

We are starting to see a steadily growing number of Amazon merchants supplying genuine products being suspended with the reason given that they are suspected counterfeits and it looks like in increasing reason is growing adoption of the Amazon Brand Registry and increasing instances of

Amazon US advertising revenue to double this year

Amazon US advertising revenue is predicted to double this year, surpassing Oath and Microsoft to take the third position behind Facebook and Google, says new research. US advertisers will spend $4.61bn (£3.53bn) on Amazon this year, suggests the study titled ‘Amazon Advertising 2018: The New