High-risk food supplements – New Amazon safety requirements
Amazon are clamping down on the sale of food supplements and will start mandating safety and compliance documents from all vendors and selling partners of food supplements that are determined to be high risk from a customer safety perspective. The new requirements will kick in
66% of products from online marketplaces failed safety tests
Research from Which? has revealed that 66% of the products tested from online marketplaces failed safety tests. That means that 2 out of 3 products were found to be unsafe. Which? collaborated with five European consumers’ associations to test products sold on online marketplaces, these
Would you use an ‘Internet Purchase Exchange Location’?
Greater Manchester Police launched their ‘Internet Purchase Exchange Location’ scheme, a place where people who are trading goods online can meet potential buyers or sellers in a safe environment. The concept is simple according to the Police. An Internet Purchase Exchange Location is a designated area
Are the products you import safe to sell?
The Waltham Forest Guardian reports an eBay seller has been prosecuted for selling dodgy electronic cables, one of which blew all the fuses in the buyer's house as well as frying his computer hard drive. In this instance it was a USB cable and power adaptor
PayPal issue mobile shopping safety advice
PayPal has issued a series of tips on their blog this week to help people stay safe when they're shopping and paying on their smartphone this Christmas time. Although the safety tips generally fall under a "that's bleeding obvious" banner, it's no bad thing to think
5 Top Tips for safe online shopping this Christmas
We sellers are all too familiar with shopping online, but for those less familiar it's always worth keeping your head firmly screwed on, especially when looking for a bargain. Christmas gift buying puts even more financial pressure on the household budget, delivery company uShip.com would