Month: April 2019

Order from Stock Send To external Email Addresses

April 30, 2019

Today we have rolled out an update to the order from stock screens.  Previously the order confirmation was sent to the email address on the account but if you drop…

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Google beats Amazon to delivery drones

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 20-26 April 2019

April 26, 2019

Today in our weekly round-up: Google Beats Amazon to Public Delivery Drone Trials in the USA EU Pushes ‘Platform to Business’ Law Affecting Google & Amazon BuzzFeed News Publishes Major…

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Feature Upgrade: Price Overrides

April 24, 2019

We launched our Price Overrides option in 2018. It was designed for retailers who want to offer special prices to certain customers. (The alternative was to apply a discount, but…

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Delete or Disable Price Overrides

April 24, 2019

This week we added a new feature that allows you to delete Price Overrides that have been previously applied to customers’ accounts and a new place you can view all…

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Is blockchain best for business?

Why Your Business Might Want to Keep an Eye on Blockchain

April 24, 2019

For many people, ‘blockchain’ is just another cryptocurrency word like ‘Bitcoin’, ‘hodlgang’, and the rest. But blockchain is potentially a lot more than the technology behind Bitcoin. So, what could…

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Could Google's new Cloud for Retail compete with Amazon Web Services?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 13-19 April 2019

April 18, 2019

Today in the round-up: Probe into Online Reviews Google Launches ‘Cloud for Retail’ Amazon Out of China Amazon Cuts Promotion for Own Brands Changes in ‘Refund Culture’; PayPal Change Terms…

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These headphones had a great rating, but I can't hear anything; the problem with fake Amazon reviews.

Fake Amazon Reviews Continue: A Closer Look

April 16, 2019

Fake Amazon reviews. Just how big a problem are they for Amazon sellers? Earlier this month we looked at Amazon’s practice of review bundling and how it’s unfortunately allowed low-value…

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Cloud Commerce Pro now offers integration with Best Newcomer finalist Caribou

Caribou Integration Now Available with Cloud Commerce Pro

April 16, 2019

On the shortlist for Best Newcomer in the Delivery Excellence Awards 2019, Caribou is a new hybrid parcel delivery service focused on overseas delivery. Caribou will provide a combined express…

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Could Microsoft be fielding a 'Shopify Rival' soon?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 6-12 April 2019

April 12, 2019

Welcome to the first in a new series of weekly news blogs looking at recent developments in the eCommerce world. Today: Microsoft & Squarespace move into the eCommerce CMS Market…

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What are your UK Mail alternatives, and which ones does your system work with?

UK Mail Packets Closure – What Are Your Alternatives?

April 10, 2019

If you’re a UK Mail customer who frequently uses their Packets service for your shipping, yesterday’s email notice that the service is coming to an end is probably something of…

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Many of these packages may cost Amazon Sellers less to sell under new reduced referral fees.

Amazon Sellers to Take Advantage of New Referral Fees

April 9, 2019

Following a successful trial in American markets this February, Amazon is reducing referral fees for multiple product categories in the UK and the EU. Amazon’s share of retail is huge…

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Are Amazon reviews as trustworthy as they should be? As fake reviews are being produced at scale, it seems like there are issues to watch for.

Amazon Review Bundling Leads to Outcry

April 8, 2019

The Amazon Which? Hunt UK consumer rights magazine Which? has turned its attention to customer reviews on Amazon and how they affect sales. We recently looked at how the retail…

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