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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

By Admin | 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 Divorce is Over eBay Managed Payments Increases Fees Ford’s Plans for “Last 50 Feet” Delivery Automation Louis Vuitton Uses Blockchain to Fight Counterfeiting Google Partners…

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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

By Admin | 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 have to. But too little could mean customers go elsewhere and you miss out. One tool used by many companies to help them pick out…

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

Alternatives to NetDespatch

By Admin | 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. The third-party company was bought by the Royal Mail, but is now being phased out in favour of other in-house companies (or simply using Click…

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Is this man using the best inventory management software?

What Makes the Best Inventory Management Software?

By Admin | 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 Marking down damaged or out of date items. Raising purchase orders. These actions are at the core of warehouse operations. They form a key part of inventory management. But is that all you…

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Is an eBay cryptocurrency coming soon?

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

By Admin | 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 UK and Italy Zavvi Accidentally Invites Thousands of ‘Winners’ to Champions League Final Magento Launches Magento Commerce Branded Stores for Amazon eBay Push Marketing Initiative…

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

AmazonWatch: Hacking Fraud Revealed

By Admin | 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 filed with UK courts last November. The filing has only just been made public. Inside the Amazon Hack Beginning on May 16th, 2018, hackers diverted…

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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

By Admin | 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 to compete with bigger marketplaces YouTube to introduce shoppable videos Amazon UK introduces ‘Shipping Region Surcharges’ Hasbro & eBay Confirm Compensation for Magic Mess-Up Following…

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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?

By Admin | 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 low. Manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers all use inventory management to achieve slightly different goals. Manufacturers & Types of Inventory Manufacturing businesses need to do more…

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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

By Admin | 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, inventory management isn’t Magic. Magic: The Gathering is one of the grandfathers of the collectible card game scene. The first sets released in 1993, and…

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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?

By Admin | 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 businesses may only carry out inventory management for parts of this process. Good inventory management allows companies to tie up less money in stock while…

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Argos' augmented reality app: is it the future of online retail?

Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 27 April – 3 May 2019

By Admin | May 3, 2019

A busy week for eCommerce news sees us pull some stories from outside the usual suspects. So what do you need to know? DPD Goes Environmentally Conscious with eBike Delivery Argos AR App: The Shape of Things to Come Amazon Set Up New UK Fulfilment Centre Zalando Customer Reach Skyrockets Over Q1 2019 Facebook Group…

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Google beats Amazon to delivery drones

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

By Admin | 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 Amazon Scammer Investigation eBay vs. Amazon: The War of the Words Google Beats Amazon to Public Delivery Drone Trials in the USA The prospect of…

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