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Adobe Completes Acquisition of Magento Commerce

Adobe announced on Tuesday the completion of its acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform. The addition of the Magento Commerce Cloud to the...

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Amazon Prime Launches In Australia – Ready For Prime Day?

Amazon Prime has launched today in Australia for the first time since Amazon opened its operations fully down under. Whilst it isn't the 'full suite'...

eBay Explains New Product Based – Catalog – Shopping Experience

eBay's new direction to a catalog-based marketplace similar to Amazon requires is more than just a cosmetic change on how the marketplace serves up...

Google Clarifies Mobile-First Search Ranking Change

Recently, Google announced they are making a significant shift in how they rank websites based on how the site ranks as a mobile website. READ...

Canadian eBay Sellers Are Losing Canada Post Discounts

eBay Canada has informed sellers that effective July 1, 2018, the shipping rates the company has offered through Shippo for Canada Post shipping services will...

Google Invests $550 Million in China’s JD.com for Retail Solutions

JD.com, one of China’s leading technology-driven eCommerce companies, and Google announced Monday that Google will invest $550 million in cash in JD.com as part...

Instagram Launches New Feature Making Stories Shoppable

For anyone that still doubts that Instagram is trying to become the next marketplace, this week the social media platform added another new feature...

eCommerce Influencer Series: Sree Menon – Tophatter

For this installment of our eCommerce Influencer Series, we are excited to welcome Sree Menon from marketplace Tophatter who has agreed to take time...

Amazon’s Brazilian Ambitions May Become Real Very Soon

Last year there was a lot of hoopla about Amazon entering Australia. But the next significant Amazon market, one that is actually much bigger,...

Sellers Unsure at eBay’s Easy Pricing

Recently eBay announced their new Easy Pricing feature and so far it doesn't seem to have been well received by buyers. We first reported eBay...

PayPal Merchants Have Until June 30 to Upgrade to TLS 1.2

PayPal is reminding merchants that the deadline to upgrade to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 is quickly approaching. On June 30, 2018, PayPal will require...

Etsy Raising Transaction Fees from 3.5% to 5% Starting July 16

Etsy announced today that effective July 16, Etsy’s transaction fee will increase from 3.5% to 5% and it will also apply to the cost...

10 Freelancers to Help Scale Your Ecommerce Business

Building an eCommerce business entails a lot of work, from creating your own website and finding products to sell to managing inventory and conducting...
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eBay Explains New Product Based – Catalog – Shopping Experience

eBay's new direction to a catalog-based marketplace similar to Amazon requires is more than just a cosmetic change on how the marketplace serves up...

Canadian eBay Sellers Are Losing Canada Post Discounts

eBay Canada has informed sellers that effective July 1, 2018, the shipping rates the company has offered through Shippo for Canada Post shipping services will...

Sellers Unsure at eBay’s Easy Pricing

Recently eBay announced their new Easy Pricing feature and so far it doesn't seem to have been well received by buyers. We first reported eBay...

Amazon Prime Launches In Australia – Ready For Prime Day?

Amazon Prime has launched today in Australia for the first time since Amazon opened its operations fully down under. Whilst it isn't the 'full suite'...

Amazon’s Brazilian Ambitions May Become Real Very Soon

Last year there was a lot of hoopla about Amazon entering Australia. But the next significant Amazon market, one that is actually much bigger,...

Amazon Prime Day 2018 – Are You Ready?

Well we are now in June which means that Amazon Prime Day is roughly just 4 weeks away. Whilst there hasn't been a firm announcement...
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Etsy Raising Transaction Fees from 3.5% to 5% Starting July 16

Etsy announced today that effective July 16, Etsy’s transaction fee will increase from 3.5% to 5% and it will also apply to the cost...

Etsy Starts Marketing Campaign This Week In UK

Etsy UK announced they have teamed up with five influencers in the UK to specifically promote products from UK sellers in the country. For UK...

Etsy is Closing Wholesale Marketplace by End of July

Etsy has announced they are closing the Etsy Wholesale Marketplace by July 31, 2018. Originally launched to help connect Etsy sellers with retailers looking for...

Amazon to Block Australians from US and UK Marketplaces

Last year we reported on Australia's government delaying a new rule to collect GST on overseas orders under $1,000 until July 1, 2018. READ MORE: Australian...

Urban Outfitters Testing Third-Party Online Marketplace

Last week in their 2019 Q1 earnings call, Urban Outfitters, the Philadelphia-based multinational lifestyle retail brand, revealed they just started testing an online marketplace. “The...

Australia eCommerce Market Reaches Record $21 Billion

Australia Post released research on the country's shopping habits and estimates that Australians spent a record $21.4 billion on goods online in 2017. That...

Adobe Completes Acquisition of Magento Commerce

Adobe announced on Tuesday the completion of its acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform. The addition of the Magento Commerce Cloud to the...

Volusion and Inventory Source Offer Integrated Dropshipping Solution

Volusion announced on Wednesday a new dropshipping integration available to merchants with Inventory Source as its premier partner. Unlike dropshipping features offered by other eCommerce...

BigCommerce Doubles Down on Europe with New London Office

BigCommerce announced today they plan to open their first European office in the heart of London during the third quarter of the year. The office,...

PayPal Merchants Have Until June 30 to Upgrade to TLS 1.2

PayPal is reminding merchants that the deadline to upgrade to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 is quickly approaching. On June 30, 2018, PayPal will require...

VISA Down Across The UK & Europe – Panic Hits

We have a breaking news piece from across the UK and Europe as VISA has admitted to a "Service Disruption" which is blocking any...

Shopify Now Accepts Payments via 300+ Cryptocurrencies

Payment company CoinPayments has created an integration for Shopify, one of the world’s leading eCommerce platforms, to allow merchants the option to accept cryptocurrencies...

Retailers Happy About New Union Contract to Keep US Ports Open

The summer is the time when many retailers start receiving products for their holiday sales from overseas suppliers. Recently the Teamster's union announced they authorized...

UPS May Face Labor Strike – Could Disrupt eCommerce

On Tuesday the Teamsters union (International Brotherhood of Teamsters or IBT), which represents about 260,000 employees at United Parcel Service (UPS), announced that over...

Trucking Shortage May Impact eCommerce Sellers

Driving a truck is not considered a glamorous job by many, one that is hardly mentioned by high-school counselors and consequently, the industry's average...

Google Invests $550 Million in China’s JD.com for Retail Solutions

JD.com, one of China’s leading technology-driven eCommerce companies, and Google announced Monday that Google will invest $550 million in cash in JD.com as part...

Selling Cross Border with Newegg

For a number of years, Cross Border Trade has been an enormous opportunity for eCommerce businesses and to this day the opportunity is showing...

South Dakota v. Wayfair US Supreme Court Sales Tax Decision in June

The Supreme Court of The United States has entered the month when most decisions it heard during this session will be announced. This process really...

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Sellers Unsure at eBay’s Easy Pricing

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