Amazon Highlights Seller Tools and Services It Launched in 2019 for SMBs

Amazon Seller Tools

Amazon announced it launched more than 225 tools and services in 2019 to help third-party sellers – mostly small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – succeed in its stores. The new tools and services were part of a more than $15 billion global investment in third-party seller success last year. As a result, American SMBs selling […]

WooCommerce Releases Version 3.9 Which Includes Several Important Updates

WooCommerce 3.9

WooCommerce announces that WooCommerce 3.9 is officially available — it has been in development since November 2019 and contains around 600 commits from 18 contributors. This is a minor release, which means everything should be backward compatible with previous versions of WooCommerce. Even though it’s a minor release, WooCommerce always recommends checking that all plugins […]

UPS Announces Innovative Services and Programs to Help Small Businesses Grow

UPS Innovation

UPS continues its aggressive roll-out of innovative new services and solutions, squarely focused on the needs of its customers, especially small and medium-sized businesses. Many of the solutions work together to provide superior visibility, control, convenience and customer value versus competitor solutions that cannot leverage a fully integrated transportation network. Additionally, the company will bring […]

eBay Retail Revival Helps Austin Based Sellers Expand Their Reach

eBay Retail Revival

Austin is a city filled with boundless creativity. Its rich community of artisans, musicians and innovators have created a distinct, dynamic local culture and put this Texas town on the world’s stage. The city is also home to hundreds of eBay employees and eBay is deepening its longstanding investment in Austin, with the local launch […]

UPS Expands Express Services in Russia

UPS Russia

UPS is expanding its express service options within Russia, following its recent 30th anniversary in the country. The new service option of UPS Express Plus is now available in the high business density areas of Moscow and St. Petersburg for all Russian origin cities from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok. “With the rise of e-commerce set to […]

Amazon Expands California Workforce in Santa Barbara with 150 Additional Tech Jobs

Amazon Santa Barbara

Amazon announced an expansion of the company’s workforce in Santa Barbara, California. The company plans to create 150 additional tech jobs in the city. With plans to double its workforce, the company has opened a new 48,000 square foot office for Alexa tech teams located in downtown Santa Barbara. Amazon has created more than 45,000 […]

BigCommerce Merchants Now Can Sell in Over 100 Currencies with No Fees

BigCommerce Global Trade

BigCommerce today introduced a comprehensive suite of multi-currency features to streamline merchants’ cross-border operations and provide international customers with localized shopping experiences tailored to their native language and currency. Available now across all plan types at no additional cost, BigCommerce’s multi-currency solution empowers its merchants to natively present, transact and settle purchases in more than […]

Intercontinental Exchange Throws Cold Water on eBay Takeover

eBay sign San Jose Campus

Yesterday we reported the Wall Street Journal claims Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has made a takeover offer for around $30 billion to purchase the core eBay marketplace. Once the report got some wide coverage in the media, ICE put out a statement that appears to throw cold water on a “quick takeover.” “ICE approached eBay to […]

4 Tips for Boosting Your E-Commerce Conversions

Woman shopping online on tablet

If you’ve been in business long enough, you already know the value of innovation to the bottom line. No doubt, your enterprise has to undergo numerous changes to stay alive. With digital transformation being the order of the day, you will have to make the transition toward e-commerce. Sure enough, online transactions will become even […]