Opinion: 5 Tips For Post Brexit eCommerce Businesses

Brexit

Over 3 and a half years since the UK referendum on whether they should leave the EU, the UK has voted a second time with the majority being to get Brexit done. Most people that I have spoken to are so utterly bored of hearing the word Brexit and seeing the government try and fail […]

What American Merchants Should Know When Selling to European Marketplaces

Webinterpret Selling Europe

With the holiday season around the corner, American marketplace merchants are gearing up for another merry ecommerce season. According to the ‘2019 Deloitte holiday retail survey,’ on average each US household is planning to spend nearly $1,500 this holiday season. More than three-quarters of shoppers admit they are likely to spend the same amount or […]

eBay UK Packlink Rates are Changing Next Week

eBay UK

eBay sent out a note to UK sellers last month about forthcoming changes to Packlink rates. Here is a review of the rate changes that are effective next week for UK sellers. From 16 October 2019, Packlink label postage rates will increase when purchased from eBay delivery by Packlink From 16 October 2019, eBay is […]

APC Overnight is recruiting for 70 positions in time for holiday season

APC Overnight Van

APC Overnight, the UK’s largest independent delivery network, is recruiting for 70 roles at its Cannock Hub. There are 50 permanent roles available, of which the majority are warehouse operative roles, plus forklift truck-based roles. The APC has also created 20 temporary, fixed-term contracts to support the business during the Christmas peak season. These roles are […]

OnBuy Seeks Additional Funding to Expand Services and Reach

OnBuy Staff

OnBuy.com, the UK-founded online marketplace is seeking a new round of investment to launch newly identified growth opportunities. The company, which has previously raised £2.7million to launch the ecommerce platform, is now seeking a top-up of £500,000 to develop the offering, become profitable, and fuel its growth. OnBuy has been able to grow substantially through […]

UK Consumers Fighting Back Against Online Retailers That Don’t Deliver

angry shoppers

UK, London, 15th August 2019 – UK consumers are fighting back against online retailers that fail to deliver, a new research report into what the UK public expects from retailers when shopping online has found. The report, titled ‘Are online retailers delivering for customers’?, from global commerce services company, PFS, found that more than six in ten (64%) online […]

ShipStation expands presence in UK with new office in London

ShipStation

ShipStation announced the opening of its new office in London, accelerating its global growth. Already a leading delivery management software solution in the UK, ShipStation offers ecommerce retailers more integrations than any other solution and exceptional customer service to support local online sellers. ShipStation’s new London office supports the company’s rapid expansion in the UK, […]

Amazon to create over 2,000 permanent new jobs in the UK this year

Amazon | Manchester

Amazon today announced that it will create 2,000 new jobs in the UK in 2019 in a move that will take its total permanent workforce to over 29,500 by the end of the year. The roles, which are available to people with a broad range of experience, disciplines and skills, include engineers, software developers, data […]

eBay UK dumps Shutl – replaces delivery service with Packlink

Delivery driver

eBay UK will replace the delivery provider from Shutl to Packlink. Packlink has existing delivery relationships with other European eBay sites. Change in provider will be effective 25 July 2019. More details about the change Ebay announced they will change their delivery service provider for the UK from Shutl to Packlink effective 25 July. Packlink […]

Preparing for a Post-Brexit Supply Chain and Logistics Strategy

Brexit

The UK is currently pegged as the third largest market for e-commerce trade in the world. In fact, new figures show that Britain has become a favourite online supermarket for shoppers across the EU, with 32% of Germans surveyed saying they have bought goods online from the UK in the past 12 months. However, recent confusion over exactly when […]