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12 01, 2017

The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Multi-channel Ecommerce, News, SellerExpress, Tips|Comments Off on The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017

Networking is an important part of all commerce including ecommerce. Meeting people and sharing ideas is an experience that many can benefit from. As the saying goes, it's not what you know but who you know, that can help you on your rise to the top and conferences are a golden opportunity for getting to know the right people in your industry. Here's our list of the top ecommerce conferences happening across Europe and the US in 2017. Best Ecommerce Conferences 2017 Europe Webwinkel Vakdagen Jan 18-19, 2017 Utrecht, The Netherlands Visit Website > The Delivery Conference Jan 31, 2017 London, UK Visit Website > Ecommerce Berlin Expo Feb 2, 2017 Berlin, Germany Visit Website > eTail Germany Mar 14-15, 2017 Berlin, Germany Visit Website > Internet Retailing Expo Apr 5-6, 2017 Birmingham, UK Visit Website > eCommerce Stockholm May 9-10, 2017 Stockholm, Sweden Visit Website > eCommerce Worldwide Cross Border Summit 2017 May 24, 2017 London, UK Visit Website > [...]

10 01, 2017

5 Benefits of Multichannel Inventory Management Software

By |2018-12-07T16:06:16+00:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Multi-channel Ecommerce|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Multichannel Inventory Management Software

Unless you’re selling something truly timeless and niche market-y, then you’ll need a rotating inventory to keep up with supply and demand. SellerExpress really likes the idea of inventory management software so you don’t have to fiddle around the hard way. In fact, we love it so much, we’ve come up with 5 reasons why you should be getting on it right away. 1. Grab Every Precious Second of Time Time is one of those very few things you can’t put a price tag on. Once it’s gone, it’s gone. But with inventory management software, the automation updates mean you don’t have to spend your time going through the data. Hello, time! And with that extra time, you can do whatever you want with it. We recommend using it to promote and expand your business, but if the links are calling, then pull out your nine-iron and go. 2. Put Money Back in Your Wallet Closely tied to the above point is what to do with money. It’s always a lot easier to figure out how to spend money than how to earn it, and [...]

30 12, 2016

How to Integrate Ecommerce With Your Successful Amazon Sales

By |2019-01-18T11:50:12+00:00December 30th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Marketplaces, Multi-channel Ecommerce|Comments Off on How to Integrate Ecommerce With Your Successful Amazon Sales

Guest blog post by Patrick Foster from Ecommerce Tips So you have successfully tackled the world of Amazon selling but want to take it to the next level? Take the next logical step and open your own ecommerce store. Selling on Amazon is a great way to make sales, and opening your own online store will help boost your seller brand. Here is how to integrate ecommerce with your successful Amazon selling and how to leverage your existing customers when building out a store of your own. Develop Your Brand Firstly, you need to define and develop your brand. Branding is what sets you apart from other companies; a well-developed brand is essential for your personal ecommerce store as you transition from seller to brand. Branding is what defines your company. It tells your customers who you are and what you're all about. If you haven't already, take the time to develop your brand into something that truly represents the core values of your company. Keep branding consistent across your Amazon seller profile, your social media channels and your ecommerce store. This will make it [...]

16 12, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 16, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 16, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Amazon's Prime Air drone delivers first package to customer: Sky News reports that Amazon has successfully delivered its first package to a customer using a drone. This week, the company released a video showing a drone taking off from a warehouse and flying below 400ft over fields to deliver the package outside his home 13 minutes later. The drone drop took place on 7 December and contained a bag of popcorn and an Amazon Fire TV stick. Under Amazon's Prime Air service, the company aims to make deliveries in 30 minutes or less. Continue reading... Five reasons Amazon Go isn’t necessarily the future of shopping: Lisa Lacy at The Drum reports why she believes Amazon Go won’t necessarily revolutionize shopping as consumers know it. Firstly, she says, Amazon did not invent seamless shopping. While Amazon may be branding this type of shopping, it cannot take credit for the concept. In fact, Jason Snyder, CTO of brand experience agency Momentum Worldwide, said seamless shopping has been [...]

9 12, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 9, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 9, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Amazon just launched a cashier-free convenience store: Natt Garun at The Verge reports that Amazon has opened its first grocery store without lines or checkout counters in Seattle. Amazon Go, lets shoppers grab the items they want and leave. Amazon Go works by using computer vision and sensors to detect what items you’re taking out of the store and charging them to your Amazon account. Continue reading... Amazon's Music Unlimited family plan comes to the UK: Matt Brian at Engadget reports that Amazon's Music Unlimited has extended its subscription to include a Family option which costs £15 a month or £149 for a full year and allows up to six people to stream to their heart's content. Amazon customers now have four plans to choose from. Continue reading... Amazon's Snowmobile will let you upload stuff by the truckload – literally: Alex Hearn at The Guardian reports on the AWS Snowmobile, a large truck carrying a shipping container which holds a mobile data centre that can [...]

2 12, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 2, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Dec 2, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Amazon places cap on non-Amazon verified purchase reviews: Chris Dunne at FeedbackExpress reports Amazon is continuing its efforts to stop false feedback by announcing that buyers will only to be able to leave five reviews a week for items not bought via the online store. Amazon has said, "You can submit a maximum of five non-Amazon Verified Purchase reviews each week, starting on (a) Sunday. If we find unusually high numbers of reviews for a product posted in a short period of time, we may restrict these products to Amazon Verified Purchase reviews." Continue reading... 7 ecommerce trends that worked in 2016: Jason Ford at The Drum reports on ecommerce trends that failed and those that worked including responsive design and mobile commerce, website speed and performance as well as usability testing and customer experience. Continue reading... UK Amazon marketplace sellers to reach £1.8 billion in exports sales: Ben Stevens at Retail Gazette reports that Amazon has announced that third-party sellers on Amazon UK are [...]

25 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 25, 2016

By |2016-11-25T11:09:50+00:00November 25th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 25, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Meet Brand Central, Amazon's secret, new plan to squash counterfeits: Ben Fox Rubin at CNET reports that Amazon is going on the offensive against counterfeits with Brand Central, a suite of digital tools under development to help sellers protect their brands from fakes and knockoffs. The effort comes as Amazon filed its first-ever lawsuits against alleged counterfeit sellers with more suits expected. Details about Brand Central remain vague at this stage. Continue reading... The Grand Tour breaks Amazon Prime video audience record: BBC Newsbeat reports that according to Amazon, the first episode of The Grand Tour has become the biggest premiere on Amazon Prime, overtaking The Man in The High Castle. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos said, "The guys are back, doing what they do best." As well as bringing record audiences, on the day The Grand Tour was released, new Prime membership sign-ups exceeded all previous days, with the exception of their Amazon Prime Day. Continue reading... Amazon UK/EU Long Term Storage Fees: Chris Dawson [...]

18 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 18, 2016

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 18, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. Alibaba smashes all Singles Day sales records: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that Alibaba smashed all sales record on their annual 11/11 Singles Day, with sales of RMB 120.7 billion ($17.79 billion) in gross merchandise volume in just 24 hours. Thats up around a third on last year’s Singles Day and across 235 countries and regions. Other records smashed were RMB 98.97 billion ($14.6 billion) in GMV generated on mobile devices and 657 million delivery orders. Continue reading... Amazon takes counterfeit sellers to court for first time: Ari Levy at CNBC reports Amazon has filed lawsuits against counterfeit sellers, after a number of sellers complained that knockoffs were killing their sales and endangering consumers. On Monday, Amazon filed suit against a group of sellers for infringing on athletic training equipment developed by TRX. In a second case, Amazon sued sellers who are offering fake versions of a patented moving product called Forearm Forklift. Continue reading... eBay hikes seller fees for Half.com up by 200%: Ina [...]

14 11, 2016

7 Times Amazon Sellers May Need Legal Help

By |2018-12-14T12:18:02+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, News, Tips|Comments Off on 7 Times Amazon Sellers May Need Legal Help

Guest blog by CJ from Amazon Sellers' Lawyer Amazon Seller Account Problems? Hitting a wall with your Amazon appeal? While Amazon seller forums are great resources for smaller issues, it’s not easy to get clear answers about how to deal with account suspensions, appeals or suspensions from intellectual property right accusations. But how do you know when it’s time to get legal help? No lawyer can (or should) guarantee that your account or listing will be reinstated. That’s always up to Amazon. However, a lawyer experienced in working with Amazon sellers may give you a better chance at reinstatement than might have on your own. Here are seven good reasons to reach out to a lawyer to help you with your Amazon problems. 1. When your account is suspended. Your first request for reinstatement usually starts at the Seller Performance or Product Quality teams. Next, it’s the Policy Team. Then, you are still suspended you can reach out to the Jeff Bezos’s team.  Every time you move up a rung, your chances of being reinstated diminish and the effects of the decisions become more permanent. [...]

14 11, 2016

Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 14, 2016

By |2016-11-14T14:54:39+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce Weekly, Marketplaces|Comments Off on Ecommerce Weekly – Top Amazon and eBay News: Nov 14, 2016

Welcome to Ecommerce Weekly, SellerExpress' review of the top ecommerce, Amazon and eBay news from around the Web this week. [Infographic] Alibaba Singles’ Day 2016: Chris Dunne at FeedbackExpress reports that Alibaba chalked up a record $17.79 billion (120.7 billion yuan) in gross merchandise volume (GMV) on Singles Day', an increase of 32% year-on-year. Growth rate was lower than the 60% experienced in 2015. In the first five minutes, the Chinese ecommerce giant processed $1 billion on its mobile payment platform, Alipay. Across Alibaba's ecommerce platforms, mainly Tmall.com and Taobao Marketplace, some 1.04 billion payment transactions were processed, compared to last year's 710 million. Continue reading... Amazon Global Store launches for cross border tax paid shopping: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports that Amazon have launched Amazon Global Store to enable sales to consumers from Amazon sites around the world. In a similar manner to eBay’s Global Shipping Program, consumers can find and buy products from Amazon in the US on Amazon UK. Delivery takes place in as little as two days with goods customs cleared on your behalf, easy returns and UK customer service. Continue [...]