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eBay UK Promotion Caps Selling Fees at £1 – Valid Until Monday 21st January

eBay UK is running a promotion offering reduced selling fees for private sellers capping them at £1 on up to 100 listings. The offer is...

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New York State Provides No Grace Period for Sales Tax – Requires Immediate Registration

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance this week released its guidance when remote sellers need to collect and remit sales tax. In its guidance,...

TaxCloud Adds Integrations With Etsy and Shopify

Online sales tax compliance service TaxCloud announced that online retailers that sell on Etsy and Shopify can now connect their stores to TaxCloud to...

Australia Post Delivers Over 40 Million Parcels During Holiday Season

For the first time ever Australia Post delivered more than 40 million parcels during December, making it the biggest ever month for parcel volumes...

Parcelforce Worldwide Launches Express24large Service

Parcelforce Worldwide, a member of the Royal Mail Group, has launched a new next day tracked service - express24large – for sending and receiving larger...
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Report: Amazon Prime Membership Reaches 101 Million in US

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners Inc. (CIRP) estimates that as of December 31, 2018 there are 101 million Amazon Prime members. Furthermore, the group says 62...

Square Introduces Free Debit Card for Real-Time Access to Funds

Square announced the launch of Square Card, a free business debit Mastercard that helps businesses manage their cash flow by eliminating the time between...

eBay UK to Require More Item Specifics for Women’s Dress Category

eBay UK announced that from 13 February 2019, sellers will be required to fill in 3 additional item specifics on new and revised listings...

SurchX Launches Credit Card Fee Recovery Platform

SurchX, a technology company that enables merchants to recover losses from credit card processing fees, today announced that its fee recovery product is now...

Vonage Study Shows Video Calling is on Rise – Including for eCommerce

Vonage today unveiled the results of “Video Chatterbox Nation,” a study of Americans’ attitudes toward video communication, its evolution from social to commercial applications,...

FedEx Trade Networks Has a New Name – FedEx Logistics

FedEx announced today that FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is being rebranded as FedEx Logistics. The new name describes the company’s ability to meet its customers’...

PayPal Launches Money Pools in Ireland to Help with Group Purchases

PayPal in Ireland launches a new feature called Money Pools to help users collect monies from friends and families for everything from group gifts...

eBay Updates List of States for Which It Will Collect Sales Tax

eBay in its help section updates the number of states and effective dates for which it will collect sales tax. Since last year’s US Supreme...

eBay

eBay UK Promotion Caps Selling Fees at £1 – Valid Until Monday 21st January

eBay UK is running a promotion offering reduced selling fees for private sellers capping them at £1 on up to 100 listings. The offer is...

eBay UK to Require More Item Specifics for Women’s Dress Category

eBay UK announced that from 13 February 2019, sellers will be required to fill in 3 additional item specifics on new and revised listings...

eBay Updates List of States for Which It Will Collect Sales Tax

eBay in its help section updates the number of states and effective dates for which it will collect sales tax. Since last year’s US Supreme...

Amazon

Report: Amazon Prime Membership Reaches 101 Million in US

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners Inc. (CIRP) estimates that as of December 31, 2018 there are 101 million Amazon Prime members. Furthermore, the group says 62...

Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS) Acquires TSO Logic

Amazon's AWS division seems to be on a small tech shopping spree. Just last week, the company purchased cloud backup and disaster recovery firm...

German Court Rules Amazon Dash Buttons Illegal

A court in German ruled last week that Amazon's Dash buttons are illegal in Germany. The judges reasoned that consumers are not given product and pricing...

Etsy

4 Most Effective Ways to Market Your Etsy Store in 2019

The total volume of sales on Etsy is growing at an astounding pace reaching over $3.25 billion now as opposed to $314 million in...

Etsy Improving Community Teams and Forums

Etsy announced to its users that its Teams and Forums will be offline from today January 10 to January 22 for a significant upgrade. Starting...

Etsy Targeted Offers Will Remain to be Free

When Etsy announced targeted offers in October, the company said it would introduce the service at no charge until December 31, 2018, after that...

Other Marketplaces News

Online Home Furnishings Platform Chairish Acquires Dering Hall

Chairish Inc, which operates home furnishings marketplaces Chairish and DECASO, announced today they have acquired Dering Hall, the New York-based online discovery platform for...

Alibaba and Kabbage Collaborate to Help Small Businesses Grow

Kabbage, the global financial services, technology and data platform serving small businesses, now powers the Pay Later program offered to US buyers on Alibaba.com,...

Starbucks Expands in China with Help of Alibaba Group

Starbucks announced a new collaboration with Alibaba Group with a new virtual store in China. This new store lets lets customers order their favorite...

eCommerce Platform News

Magento Announces Availability of PWA Studio

Mobile is changing on- an offline retail and this trend was on full display throughout the 2018 holiday shopping season. According to the Adobe Analytics Holiday...

Shopify – The Road Ahead for Online Entrepreneurs in 2019

Everyone already knows that eCommerce is changing how consumers shop. There is also no shortage on trend and style reports by branding exports trying...

BigCommerce and WP Engine Partner to Bring Scalable Commerce Experiences

BigCommerce and WP Engine announced a collaboration focused on scaling eCommerce on WordPress to address the needs of mid-market and enterprise merchants looking for...

Payment News

Square Introduces Free Debit Card for Real-Time Access to Funds

Square announced the launch of Square Card, a free business debit Mastercard that helps businesses manage their cash flow by eliminating the time between...

SurchX Launches Credit Card Fee Recovery Platform

SurchX, a technology company that enables merchants to recover losses from credit card processing fees, today announced that its fee recovery product is now...

PayPal Launches Money Pools in Ireland to Help with Group Purchases

PayPal in Ireland launches a new feature called Money Pools to help users collect monies from friends and families for everything from group gifts...

eCommerce Industry News

New York State Provides No Grace Period for Sales Tax – Requires Immediate Registration

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance this week released its guidance when remote sellers need to collect and remit sales tax. In its guidance,...

TaxCloud Adds Integrations With Etsy and Shopify

Online sales tax compliance service TaxCloud announced that online retailers that sell on Etsy and Shopify can now connect their stores to TaxCloud to...

Visa Champions Female Entrepreneurs in 2019 with She’s Next Global Initiative

As part of its ongoing commitment to support female entrepreneurs, Visa announced it is launching a global initiative – She’s Next, Empowered by Visa –...

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