Will Black Friday Be The Next Coronavirus Victim?

black friday sale

Thanksgiving and Black Friday may still seem like a long way away, but in eCommerce terms, many of the larger businesses will be planning and preparing for the holiday season over the next few weeks if they haven’t already. But in the current global situation it begs the question, what will happen around the holiday […]

ShipStation Research – What Online Merchants Should Expect Beyond COVID-19

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As states are continuing to loosen up lockdown orders and more physical retailers are opening up again, online retailers may wonder how much of the COVID-19 shift to online will stick with consumers and what their expectations will be. The Coronavirus pandemic is significantly changing again the physical retail landscape with stores closing and some […]

The Importance of Your Mental Health in Business

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We are living in some unprecedented times right now for a whole number of different reasons which I don’t believe needs explaining. One thing for sure though is that for the vast majority of people, unprecedented times cause uncertainty, and uncertainty can lead to mental health issues. Something that comes with the territory of entrepreneurship […]

Preparing For The 2020 Coronavirus Holiday Season as an eCommerce Seller

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In January this year when Coronavirus was still seen as an issue for China, I wrote a prediction/advisory piece about how best to prepare your business for the impact of Coronavirus. Needless to say, while I stand by my advice, I couldn’t have predicted the spread that Coronavirus would have had across the globe. One […]

Ware2Go Partners With 1M Masks Delivering No Cost PPE to Healthcare Workers

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Ware2Go is partnering with 1M Masks, a New York City grassroots initiative, to ship one million medical masks to healthcare workers, quickly and at no cost. Ware2Go is donating its logistics technology, network of warehouses, and fulfillment and shipping services to allow medical providers to order free personal protective equipment (PPE) from the 1M Masks […]

Report: $1200 Coronavirus Stimulus Checks to Start April 9

IRS Stimulus Check

According to reporting from the Washington Post based on internal documents the newspaper obtained, the IRS draft plans suggest the coronavirus stimulus payments to individuals and families would start on Thursday, April 9. The first recipients will be those that have direct deposit information on file with the IRS from 2018 or 2019 tax returns. […]

The U.S. Government Coronavirus Aid Direct Payments Plan Explained – Updated April 4

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In a unanimous 96-0 vote, the U.S. Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) that will provide an unprecedented amount of relief to U.S. residents and businesses. Note: This information has been updated on April 4 (12:05 pm) with new information from the IRS or government officials. Updates are in […]

The SBA Offers $10,000 to Small Businesses Now – Plus More Stimulus Programs

Small Business Administration

The $2 trillion coronavirus federal stimulus package (CARES Act) approved last Friday contains $350 billion in loans backed by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) to help small and medium-sized businesses make it through this economic crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. The stimulus package for small businesses includes a variety of […]

Royal Mail Keeps U.K. Communities and Businesses Connected During Coronavirus Lockdown

Royal Mail is keeping UK businesses and communities connected

As the U.K. is entering its second week of a lockdown order, the Royal Mail is assuring customers it is adhering to heightened health and safety standards and is open for business with minimal interruptions. Shane O’Riordain, Royal Mail Managing Director of Regulation and Corporate Affairs said: “As one of the U.K.’s essential services, Royal […]