Whistl Offers New Low Volume Parcel Delivery Product for Online Merchants

Whistl Delivery Vans

U.K. delivery management solution Whistl has launched a trial in three locations of a new delivery service for low volume online merchants who cannot access competitive parcel pricing. The service which is operational in the West Midlands (Minworth), South Yorkshire (Dinnington) and Nottingham will see Whistl collect parcels from local etailers, then consolidate at its […]

SCORE – The Free Small Business Resource Many Never Heard Of!

SCORE Young Business People

In today’s modern world of social media, Google search, and YouTube videos, there are plenty of digital ways for small business owners to find answers to questions. It’s convenient (24/7), but it’s voluminous, overwhelming and at times contradictory. Since 1964, SCORE, a non-profit organization funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Small Business […]

How Coronavirus Could Impact Global eCommerce?

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At first glance global events can seem to have a positive impact on global eCommerce. Just like when a hurricane threatens mainland USA the local state affected will enter panic buy mode and stock up on their provisions. Then if people are quarantined or on ‘lock down’ many will turn to some retail therapy in […]

Amazon Australia helps startups with new Amazon Launchpad program

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Amazon Australia introduces Amazon Launchpad, a new program that will help Aussie startups and entrepreneurs to bring innovative products to local customers looking for unique items, with a homegrown twist. With Amazon Launchpad, local startups and entrepreneurs can use the company’s retail expertise and infrastructure to share their stories and grow their businesses, overcoming many […]

eBay Unveils New Partnerships and Initiatives on National Small Business Week

In celebration of National Small Business Week, an annual event which pays tribute to small entrepreneurs in the United States, eBay unveiled new partnerships and initiatives which aim to support the growth of small and medium-sized American businesses. The eCommerce company kicked off yesterday its 14th Annual Seller Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. It’s a […]

Report: Small Business Banking is Growing Up with Technology Advances

When it comes to banking, small businesses are beginning to experience the same benefits of technology as the consumer and corporate segments. That’s one of the main takeaways from the 2018 Greenwich Excellence and Best Brand Awards in Small Business Banking, which recognize banks that deliver outstanding quality to small business clients. At the top […]

Amazon Introduces Small Business Storefronts

Amazon announced today that it has launched “Amazon Storefronts,” a new store for customers to shop exclusively from U.S. small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon. With Storefronts, customers can shop a curated collection of over one million products, and deals from nearly 20,000 U.S. small and medium-sized businesses, and learn more about profiled businesses […]

Lack of Real Progress of Brexit Worries UK SMEs

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The UK has over 5.7 million SMEs, which make up over 99 per cent of private sector businesses and 60 per cent of all UK private sector jobs. Since 2010, UK SMEs created about 2 million new jobs, emphasizing the importance of small firms as the backbone of the UK economy. Whilst a lot of […]

Should SME’s leverage a B2B liquidation marketplace for returns?

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This post has been guest written by Ben Whitaker – Director of EMEA at B-Stock Solutions.  Ben is an expert in his field and we asked him about the opportunity that lies in liquidation of returns and excess stock.  Over to Ben… When it comes to the survival of a small business, profitability is essential. Whilst […]

Australian Government look to digital identification for SMEs

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Australia is looking into giving small and medium enterprises (SMEs) their own digital identification. The purpose of having SMEs have their own digital identifiers is to streamline SME transactions with the government. Currently individuals in Australia have digital identifiers, and the Australian government would like to replicate this for SMEs too. Digital Identification for businesses […]