Fraud

Spotting a Wholesale Supplier Scam

Merchants are legally obligated to obtain a supplier’s agreement if they are reselling goods through any channel. However, often times the last thing on a merchant’s mind when thinking ahead to driving revenue is the chance of encountering a wholesale supplier scam — but it can, and does, happen. Wholesale supplier scams can occur in many ways, but the most important thing to remember is that your supplier is ripping…

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eBay Delivers Big News for Buyers

eBay acquires Shutl and adds new personalization features   eBay made two moves today that buyers will like.  First it announced it had aquired Shutl, a UK-based startup that aggregates the extra bandwidth of your local delivery couriers to offer you expedited and precise shipping for your purchases. The move is clearly a continuation of eBay’s strategy to challenge Amazon and Google for the same-day shipping title, and will allow…

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Online Marketplaces vs. Ecommerce Websites

Today we’re going to step back and offer some top-level guidance for the new sellers out there. Today’s eCommerce landscape offers a world of opportunity, but it also offers a lot of choices. As an eCommerce retailer, it is important to understand the different ways that you can sell your goods, and how the channels you choose can impact your business. Retailers worldwide are experiencing growth in online sales with…

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Automate Your Business in Time for the Holidays

Automate Your Business in Time for the Holidays

With the holiday shopping season approaching, online retailers are searching for ways to sell more, grow their business and gain a competitive edge. However, growth is often inhibited by lack of resources, most notably time and money. It’s a catch 22 — the more you sell, the more time it takes to ship the orders, manage customer service, etc., and the less time you have to focus on selling more.…

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Same-day Delivery Service Draws Nearer

Multi-Channel Seller News With the holiday weekend and shortened week, we decided to combine both weeks for our multi-channel seller news update. All in all, things were relatively quiet on the marketplace news front, but there were some exciting stories that affect many sellers to some degree, particularly from Amazon and Google. —   Amazon is tightening up controls on the apparel category. Already a gated channel for sellers, product titles…

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