ecommerce

  1. Helen

    Why you should care about Depop

    You may have seen a sudden increase in 90s and 00s clothing requests. We think depop and an increased focus on sustainability is driving that trend. Depop describes itself as a “social shopping app” but is essentially an ecommerce marketplace in a very cool wolf’s clothing. It was recently...
  2. Helen

    TSC team podcast recommendation for solo workers

    In the world of eCommerce, many of our members here are solo workers - running and managing their own business, often by themselves or with only a few people who they don't see every day. In the pandemic even more of us are working alone for the majority of the time, even with partial return to...
  3. Helen

    eCommerce World Review

    Join eCommerce World Review as it grows again this summer with 17 webinars across 5 days giving data, insights and case studies from our research into the top retailers, market and territory research and sector insights. Our webinars bring to life our latest research into the state of ecommerce...
  4. Helen

    Did you miss the TamebayLive Masterclasses from eBay, Google and us?!

    If you missed the week long free masterclasses from TamebayLive's event for eCommerce merchants and retailers, you can now watch On Demand here I opened the event with our The Supplier Central Masterclass on "Make money selling online: How and where to source stock that will work for you" -...
  5. A

    We are looking for suppliers from several markets.

    Hello everyone, We are looking for suppliers from the following industries: Agriculture, Auto & Transport, Bags, Shoes & Accessories, Clothing, Electronics, Food, Fruits & Vegetables, Gifts, Sports &, Toys, Health & Beauty, Home & Real estate, Industrial & Machinery, Jewelry, Medical Our...
  6. S

    Is it best to buy from AliExpress?

    I have previously purchased a stock from a company but I never got quality products as most of them were damaged so I was looking to buy Products from AliExpress using their AliExpress coupons that gives me a good percentage off on my purchases. Do any recommendations of good companies for...
  7. Helen

    A peak period review and predictions for 2021 - Free Webinar

    Free Seminar from IMRG, their events are usually high quality and good information Date: 14th Jan 2021 Time: 2pm -3pm GMT Where: Online (where else ;)) Subject: A peak period review and predictions for 2021 Register link: here
  8. Helen

    Brexit Bootcamp Free Webinar from our partners

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, you could be forgiven for forgetting the impending chance in the UK market that is Brexit. Our partners Simply VAT are running a free bootcamp which features experts from the industry from OnBuy.com, The Institute of Export and International Trade, The...
  9. Helen

    eCommerce Expo and Technology for Marketing Open for registrations

    On 29th Sept - 1st Oct the eCommerce Expo 2020 and Technology for Marketing conferences will be running a virtual conference. Personally I have had a certain level of saturation with webinars and virtual conferences coming up to 6 months of COVID-19 restrictions - but I have high hopes for...
  10. Helen

    News Tesco UK: taking on amazon and 16,000 more jobs

    Tesco have today announced that they had a 600,000 growth in online customers from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic until now, with an increase of online share of sales growing to 16% from 9%. Tesco have announced that in order to deal with this they are recruiting 10,000 staff to pick orders...
  11. Helen

    News eBay report 1/3 of buyers already purchased Christmas items!

    It may seem strange in the middle of a heat wave to start ringing the bells of Christmas but eBay have found both a 44% increase on searches for "Christmas" or "xmas" in 2020 vs. 2019 and in a survey to consumers who celebrate Christmas they have found that over third have already bought...
  12. L

    New Platform - Criticisms and Questions Welcome

    Hi All! Lovely to see such an amazing community here! I was wondering if it would be possible to hear people's thoughts on a new platform - we are essentially aiming to use a hyper-local approach to give small businesses an easy online presence on our platform, where they post deals and...
  13. Helen

    eBay tells us how to take advantage of hot weather

    With the weather warming back up for the forseeable future, eBay have let us know what search terms and products experienced a boom during April and June 2020, and July 2019 when it was unseasonably warm to help customers to know what will likely be popular if the hot weather continues. Mike...
  14. Helen

    We are excited to welcome OnBuy.com as an official partner

    OnBuy.com is a business that has impressed us here at TSC for a long time. Unlike the many many others who have tried to launch a marketplace in the UK with little success (I've been to ALOT of presentations from "The Next eBay" over the past 10 years!). OnBuy.com launched with a usable...
  15. Helen

    News OnBuy.com's aggressive response to Amazon slashing partner’s commissions pays off

    Back near the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, when it started to become clear that there was going to be a big global economic impact of the pandemaic, Amazon.com announced to all their referring partners that their commission rates would be cut beginning with almost immediate effect...
  16. Helen

    News eBay extends free ‘online shop window’ offer for new small businesses to start with eBay

    eBay has extended its offer of a ‘free online shop window’ for new businesses joining the platform for a further two months. This means that new sellers joining eBay UK until 31 July 2020 or for 90 days after registration, whichever is earlier. eBay has told us today that they are offering...
  17. Helen

    Guidance for Working Safetly and being Covid-19 Secure

    The government has today provided guidelines and posters for different industries for guidelines for working and being "Covid-19 Secure" the link below takes you to the 8 different documents you can download to make sure you are compliant...
  18. Helen

    Daily U.K. Government update 26/03/2020

    Business Schemes More details to be published this evening on guidance for acquiring relief businesssupport.gov.uk Self Employed support Income support scheme - for SE who have been adversely impacted government will pay a taxable grant up to 80% of their average monthly profits over last 3...
  19. Helen

    News Royal Mail announces new range of mitigation actions to ensure continued delivery

    Royal Mail have released further updates to their expected service level. They clearly want to re-assure that their main goal is to keep mail moving across the country in spite of absence levels being twice what they would expect this time of year. The headlines are:- 11,000 Post Offices...
  20. Helen

    Our coronavirus selling policy and most useful government links

    In order to support our community during this difficult time in unprecedented circumstances, we want to do everything possible to encourage our members to be able to continue to trade both within their individual countries and also cross border. In order to facilitate this we are taking the...