Month: May 2019

Uber applies for delivery drone permissions

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 25-31 May 2019

May 31, 2019

In the news this week: Uber Gets into Drone Delivery Game IKEA’s New Virtual Reality App Set for Launch £400 Million Public Sector Deal with Amazon Announced Amazon Echo Show…

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What do you need to know when using SKUs for eCommerce?

One SKU Fits All: The OmniSKU

May 29, 2019

Stock Keeping Units, or SKUs, are a vital part of retail for any company that: Sells more than one product (including colour or size variations), OR Sells on a marketplace…

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The Google Partners Growth Summit, a second Royal Mail daily delivery, and more in our round-up of eCommerce news.

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 18-24 May 2019

May 24, 2019

This week, the stories we’re looking at include: Google Partners Growth Summit EMEA Hosted in London Royal Mail Brings Back Second Daily Delivery PayPal Lays Plans for Expansion Once eBay…

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Which types of inventory are seen here? Knowing how to break your inventory down could be the key to efficient management.

Types of Inventory in Stock Control

May 22, 2019

Earlier in this inventory management series, we saw how important it is to have the right amount of a product in stock. Too much and you’re spending money you don’t…

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For Royal Mail customers, the hunt for an alternative to NetDespatch is on.

Alternatives to NetDespatch

May 20, 2019

On the 31st May this year, Royal Mail will be shutting down NetDespatch’s ability to print Royal Mail labels. This leads many to wonder what alternatives to NetDespatch are available.…

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Is this man using the best inventory management software?

What Makes the Best Inventory Management Software?

May 20, 2019

What Must the Best Inventory Management Software Have? Booking in stock. Receiving orders. Creating pick lists. Picking stock. Packing orders. Handling returns. Marking down damaged or out of date items.…

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Is an eBay cryptocurrency coming soon?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up – 11-17 May 2019

May 17, 2019

The big headlines in eCommerce this week include: Is eBay About to Launch a Cryptocurrency? Amazon Set to Invest in Deliveroo Amazon Counter Allows Customers to Collect from Next in…

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Amazon Sellers hacked in 2018: How, and what can you do to stay safe?

AmazonWatch: Hacking Fraud Revealed

May 13, 2019

Between May and October last year, around 100 Amazon sellers lost money due to a widespread hacking operation. The news broke late last week when Bloomberg reported on a document…

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This week our eCommerce roundup includes eBay news: compensation for Magic players, a pop-up high street shop, and more.

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 4-10 May 2019

May 10, 2019

In the news this week: Hasbro & eBay confirm compensation for Magic mess-up eBay UK reaches 25 million visitors per month eBay moves into UK high streets Etsy prepares push…

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The role of inventory management is to make sure your business has the stock it needs without overspending on stock costs.

What is the Role of Inventory Management?

May 9, 2019

The role of inventory management is to maintain appropriate stock levels for the business’ needs, minimising wasted inventory, funds tied up in stock, and lost income through stocks dropping too…

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Magic: the Gathering War of the Spark racks up refund expenses that could kill a small company. Don't let overselling kill your business

Inventory Management Isn’t Magic: Overselling Kills

May 7, 2019

Last week, we talked about why inventory management is important. But also last week, Hasbro’s eBay store gave us a perfect demonstration of why overselling kills businesses. It turns out,…

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Amazon inventory management software can be the difference between profit or loss for some Amazon Sellers.

What is Inventory Management Exactly?

May 3, 2019

Why is Inventory Management Important? Inventory management oversees several processes from raw material to finished goods at the point of sale. Depending on their role in the supply chain, specific…

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