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

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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Is an eBay cryptocurrency coming soon?

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

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

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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We reported back in September, eBay’s new ‘Picture Policy’ update, and their intention to begin enforcing the removal of listings that contained images with watermarks from the 1st March 2018. Since then, eBay have received a lot of negative criticism from individual sellers and focus groups, which they seemed to have listen to. And have…

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How to List and Sell an Item Anyone can sell on eBay – this is, after all, the appeal of the marketplace. However, to maximise potential, it’s best to follow a few best practice tips. With a little research and some clever marketing, tailor-made to eBay, you can enjoy increased conversions, higher bids and more…

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