Why do eBay purchases turn up in Amazon packaging?
"eBay said it was fine with sellers who use the Amazon marketplace as a drop-shipper" is the first line of an EcommerceBytes blog post which examines the bizarre package branding that comes when a product purchase on eBay is shipped from Amazon. The article unquestioningly accepts
UK Amazon sellers are least enthusiastic exporters in Europe
In terms of Europe, there are five key Amazon marketplaces: the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. And a report has been examining how sellers in those 5, sell amongst themselves. It will hardly be a surprise to learn that the UK is the most popular market,
Great expectations – delivery and returns in 2017
In this guest post from Royal Mail, the growing expectations of British online shoppers go under the microscope. People love what you’re selling — but how quickly can you deliver? And do you understand which delivery options your customers prefer? Along with great products at competitive
SimplyVAT explain EU VAT Obligations for Amazon Sellers
If you are thinking of selling via Amazon’s new Pan EU FBA service then VAT is one of the first things you need to consider. Today Alex Wyatt from SimplyVAT summarises the things you'll need to consider: Pan EU FBA Sellers are finding Amazon's Pan-European programme FBA
AmazonFresh deliveries expand to Surrey & Hampshire
Amazon have expanded their that Amazon Fresh delivery areas to now cover 260 postcodes. The service now available in selected postcodes in Hampshire for the first time. This latest expansion means that Prime members from Woking to Guildford to Basingstoke (but as usual not Thatcham
Amazon ahoy! Now they’re taking to the seas.
Amazon isn't afraid to test the boundaries of their business, experiment, innovate or adopt new ideas. They already lease planes and run an airport in Germany. Amazon is ploughing ahead with drones for delivery. They've taken on groceries and within the hour delivery with Amazon
Amazon Germany workers walk out until Christmas
German Amazon workers who are members of the Ver.di Union have walked out on strike at the company's Rheinberg and Werne fulfilment centres. The strike began this morning and is predicted to last through to Christmas Eve evening. Amazon workers at Koblenz have already been
What’s going on with Amazon Rugeley fire damaged stock?
As we wrote the week before last, there was a fire at Amazon's Fulfilment Centre (FC) at Rugeley in the early hours of Monday 14th November. It's seems that the blaze spread over two floors and an unspecified amount of stock was either destroyed or
50% of Amazon Sales are From 3P Sellers
50% of items sold on Amazon's global sites now come from third party Marketplace sellers, Amazon retail now supply less than half of all items sold on the platform. Amazon have also revealed that UK-based businesses selling on Amazon are expected to achieve export sales