Are You Also Replatforming in 2019

Are You Also Replatforming in 2019?

Howdy! Are you happy with the eCommerce platform that you’re currently using for your business? We ask because a new report which was released by cloud service provider Yottaa revealed that more than half of online retailers are planning to replatform in 2019. The company surveyed the plans of over 140 online retailers for this […]

eBay’s Total Revenue and Active Buyers Increase in Q4 2018

eBay’s Total Revenue and Active Buyers Increase in Q4 2018

Howdy! The fourth quarter of 2018 saw a big improvement on the eBay marketplace, which raked in $2.88 billion (£2.19 billion) in total sales, beating analysts’ expectation of $2.86 billion (£2.18 billion). The eCommerce company announced in their earnings report that the total number of active buyers on their marketplace increased to 179 million in […]

Lets Teenagers Shop on Their Own

Amazon Lets Teenagers Shop on Their Own

Howdy! Amazon have just opened a new door of opportunity for online sellers whose goods are targeted at young customers, specifically teenagers. They recently launched the ‘Amazon for Teens’ program, giving 13 to 17-year-olds the ability to create and use their own Amazon account to search and purchase products on their own. Aside from their […]

Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from January to March

Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from January to March    

Howdy ! The new year signifies another chance to overcome challenges and learn fresh tactics to take your online business to the next rung of the success ladder. To set you on the right track, we’ve compiled important shopping holidays in 2019 that will surely increase your profit margin. By taking note of these dates, […]

Building Seller Protections is eBay’s Goal for 2019

Building Seller Protections is eBay’s Goal for 2019

Howdy ! Aware of how their policies in 2018 had favoured buyers but left most sellers struggling, eBay said that they’re aiming to improve seller protections in 2019. In their first podcast for 2019 which was aired on New Year’s Day, the eCommerce company covered not only what they have achieved in the previous year—AI […]

Guess Faces €40 Million Fine for Breaching EU Competition Law

Guess Faces €40 Million Fine for Breaching EU Competition Law

Howdy ! Paying a €40 million fine imposed by the European Commission instead of adding this amount to revenues made from Christmas sales is a painful thing any company could experience at this time of the year. Clothing company Guess were subjected to such by the Commission for restricting authorised retailers from the cross-border sales […]

Zalando, a Potential Target for Major eCommerce Players

Zalando, a Potential Target for Major eCommerce Players

Howdy ! The company that successfully acquires Zalando can instantly turn into Europe’s largest online fashion retailer. That’s what an analyst at German investment bank Baader Helvea said, citing Zalando as a potential takeover target at a low buyout price. Zalando’s share price spiralled down after announcing a second profit warning in the previous quarter, […]

eBay UK Poised to Raise Shipping Prices

eBay UK Poised to Raise Shipping Prices

Howdy ! Sellers on eBay UK will be greeted with higher shipping prices in the new year. The online marketplace announced a price hike on a number of services that they offer through ‘eBay delivery powered by Shutl’, which takes effect on 4th January 2019. They said the annual rate increase will enable them to […]