Easy Pricing Baffles eBay Sellers

Easy Pricing Baffles eBay Sellers

Howdy ! eBay sellers aren’t thrilled with Easy Pricing, a new feature on the marketplace which automatically lowers the Buy It Now price of an item if it doesn’t sell in five days. If you’re not having any trouble disposing your products in 10 days or less, then this probably wouldn’t matter to you. For […]

Father’s Day Spending to Hit $15.3 Billion

Father’s Day Spending to Hit $15.3 Billion

Howdy ! Father’s Day may not be as big as Mother’s Day, but it’s fast catching up as a sales event. As a matter of fact, its total spending is expected to reach $15.3 billion this year, according to a new study from the National Retail Federation. NRF’s survey of 7,681 consumers revealed that 77% […]

New Amazon Warehouses to Rise in West Midlands and North East

New Amazon Warehouses to Rise in West Midlands and North East

Howdy ! Knowing fully well that there’s no way you can dominate eCommerce without making your presence felt everywhere in the world, Amazon are working on as many fulfilment centres as they can. As their pursuit of expansion in the UK continues, Amazon are building new multilevel fulfilment centres in the West Midlands and the […]

Tesco Direct Throws in the Towel

Tesco Direct Throws in the Towel

Howdy ! Not all retailers are destined to build a successful online marketplace; those who jump in unprepared succumb to failure like Tesco Direct. The non-food website of supermarket giant Tesco is set to shut down on 1st July, along with their Fenny Lock fulfilment centre, after six years of operation. Majority of the goods […]

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Facebook Marketplace Offers Home Services

Howdy ! Some people sell products, others offer home services. If you’re the latter, you might want to consider the new feature on the Facebook Marketplace for your business.   The social media giant recently rolled out a dedicated section for home service providers, such as plumbers, electricians, and house cleaners, just to name a few, […]

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Amazon to Block Australian Shoppers from Their Overseas Marketplaces

Howdy ! We’re afraid Amazon sellers based outside Australia will be forced to stop doing business with Australian customers.   Starting 1st July, Amazon shoppers based in Australia can no longer purchase goods from international Amazon marketplaces. They will be restricted to Amazon’s Australian website and automatically redirected to it should they attempt to access […]

China’s Online Spending on Imported Brands to Exceed $125 Billion  

Howdy ! We did mention before the strong demand for imported products amongst Chinese online shoppers, didn’t we? Well, guess what? That demand has just intensified as Chinese consumers continue to seek products that aren’t available in their country. Now is the perfect time for online sellers outside China to take advantage of the situation […]

Beauty Category Pushes Zalando’s 1Q Sales up by 22%

Beauty Category Pushes Zalando’s 1Q Sales up by 22%

Howdy ! Launching a new category after four long years increased Zalando’s revenues for the first quarter of 2018 by as much as 22% to €1.2 billion, or £1.05 billion in pound sterling. The online fashion marketplace said they’ve managed to achieve this result despite the challenging market environment, thanks to the growing demand for […]