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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 […]

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 […]

Prepare for Holiday Returns with Royal Mail’s ‘Labels to Go’

Prepare for Holiday Returns with Royal Mail’s ‘Labels to Go’

Howdy ! Unless your customers can return items to your online store quickly and easily, you’re not ready for the Christmas rush just yet. Returns are an integral part of an eCommerce business, so as a seller you must be able to handle them with ease. Of course we’re not saying that you shouldn’t do […]

Why Shoppers Held onto Their Money on Black Friday

Why Shoppers Held onto Their Money on Black Friday

Howdy ! We hope that you’ve managed to increase not only your sales but also your customer base in the recent global Black Friday shopping event. Black Friday signals the start of the busiest shopping season of the year, and most online online retailers are poised to serve up their best deals to gain a […]

Why Sellers Won’t Bite at eBay’s Offer

Why Sellers Won’t Bite at eBay’s Offer

Howdy ! On the weekend before the recent Black Friday event, we got wind of eBay’s email to a select group of sellers inviting them to open an eBay store free of charge for the first two months. However, instead of being thrilled about it, the email recipients regarded the invitation with suspicion. They didn’t […]

Ocado's Expansion Plans in Three Continents

Ocado’s Expansion Plans in Three Continents

Howdy ! Online sellers who list their products on the Ocado platform have every reason to celebrate thanks to the grocery retailer’s announcement of their global expansion plans. Although they haven’t disclosed any concrete plan for Europe, Asia and Australia yet, UK’s favourite online supermarket have set their sights on these continents and other avenues […]