Cloud Commerce Pro adds new, Amazon compatible personally identifying information policy

As part of the global move to protect personal information, Amazon updated their Personally Identifiable Information (PII) policy earlier this year. With changes having had time to take effect, they’re now requiring third parties to comply. That includes Amazon Sellers like many of our customers, and it includes us as a software integrator and all…

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Amazon's Profit Falls Short of Forecasts

Internal and external disruptions and problems for major brands mark most of this week’s biggest eCommerce headlines. What might you need to know to make the right business moves in the rest of Q3 2019? Amazon Profit Rises, But Misses Forecasts US DOJ Joins EU in Amazon Investigations Are Sports Direct in More Trouble than…

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Customers selling on Amazon will soon be able to access the free Amazon VAT Calculation Service (VCS). Cloud Commerce Pro has been invited to work as an early partner with Amazon in rolling out this service due to our Amazon integration. It will be included as an option in your Cloud Commerce Pro account in…

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Ex-Google whistleblower launches a non-profit to support tech insiders

Following Prime Day at the beginning of the week, many businesses are announcing their preparations for the future. Our top headlines include: Amazon Antitrust Investigation Launched by EU Asos Restructure Amid Profit Warnings Ex-Google Worker Creates ‘Whistleblower Non-Profit’ DHL Prepare for Christmas with Courier Surcharge Facebook Promises to Make Libra Acceptable to Regulators Dr Martens…

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It’s a week of technological innovation, connectivity, and potential legislation in eCommerce. Our top stories of the week: Will the “Amazon Tax” Launch Next Year? Amazon Transparency Aims to Cut Counterfeiting Federal Reserve Concerned over Libra Cryptocurrency Royal Mail Adopting Electric Vans in Scale Size? Brings the High Street’s Big Advantage to eCommerce Asos Introduces…

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Is Prime Day the new Black Friday?

For UK shoppers, Black Friday is a relatively new phenomenon. It seems to be generally agreed that 2014 was the first year which really had a US-style Black Friday. Being in the internet age, sales immediately spread out to include a Cyber Monday. That might be why it’s never reached the same peaks that make…

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Is Amazon's Deliveroo investment in trouble?

Amazon continues to grab headlines this week in the run-up to Prime Day, but not all of them are good. Elsewhere, Marks & Spencer and Sports Direct both make the news. Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment on Forced Hold Prime Day Losses to Be Passed on to Grocery Brands Business Prime is Coming to the UK Is…

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Amazon Prime Day is backed by a larger Amazon Air fleet

This week sees major retail drama around the Prime Day date, as well as big plans from Instagram, Shopify, and Asos. We’ll be looking at: Amazon Prime Day and eBay’s ‘Crash Sale’ Amazon Air Hits 70 Jets Asos Pushes Sustainability Fulfilled by Shopify? New Fulfilment Network Launched Instagram’s Retail Roadmap Laid Out Amazon Prime Day…

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New initiatives like the Amazon Credit Builder will increase eCommerce market size.

Amazon first issued a credit card to interested customers some years ago. There are a range of ‘loyalty’ branded credit cards available now, and a new one is being trialled in the US. So far, this isn’t really news – but the purpose of the card might be. Known as the Amazon Credit Builder, it’s…

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Online Grocery Growth Predicted to Explode

This week, the biggest eCommerce news is all underlining trends for the future – so be prepared, both as a retailer and as an online customer. In our news roundup this week: Consumer Goods Forum Report on Online Grocery Growth Dietary Requirements Filters Growing More Common PayPal Launches Commerce Platform Will EU’s SCA Cost Billions…

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What is Amazon Clicks & Mortar?

A year-long trial program is bringing Amazon into the UK high street. Dubbed ‘Clicks & Mortar’, the system is looking to bring together ‘the best elements of online and high street retail’ according to Enterprise Nation founder Emma Jones. And the first store is already open – it launched yesterday on St Mary’s Gate in…

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Uber applies for delivery drone permissions

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 5 May Change the Game Amazon Cuts Back Further on Smaller Vendors Uber Gets into Drone Delivery Game Uber has been experimenting with money-making opportunities…

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