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What Every Online Seller Needs To Know About GDPR

Aimee Goodsall | April 9, 2018 | Comments

There’s been a lot of talk about GDPR coming into effect in May 2018, but if like many you’re not sure what exactly GDPR is, how it will impact your online business and what the implications are for failing to comply with the new regulations, we would urge you to read on.

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Topics: eCommerce News, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce, GDPR

Linnworks' Commitment To Data Protection & GDPR Compliance

Aimee Goodsall | April 9, 2018 | Comments

On Friday 25th May 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect, changing the way that businesses obtain, process and store customer data.

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Topics: eCommerce News, eCommerce, GDPR

Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2017

Aimee Goodsall | November 30, 2017 | Comments

With Christmas now less than a month away, it's crucial that you're aware of the delivery and collection schedules for your courier(s), as this not only enables you to appropriately inform your customers of the cut-off dates for pre-Christmas delivery, but more importantly it allows you to dispatch their orders on time. 

To help with this, we have put together a handy guide featuring the last posting dates for guaranteed Christmas delivery, along with other relevant information for the peak festive period. 

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce News, eCommerce

eBay Launch A New Motor Parts Compatibility Tool

Aimee Goodsall | June 22, 2017 | Comments

If you are a seller of motor parts on eBay, you will be pleased to know that the marketplace has just released a Motor Parts Compatibility Tool, which is designed to help you maximise your search exposure and save on insertion fees.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce, Motor Parts

eBay Delays Product Identifier Mandate

Aimee Goodsall | February 1, 2017 | Comments

Back in their Autumn 2016 statement, eBay announced that they would be requiring all sellers to include at least one product identifier in all new or manufacture refurbished listings, as of February 2017. You should, however, be aware that this mandate has in fact been postponed and as a seller you will not be required to include this information until later on in the year.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce, Online Marketplace

eBay UK To Launch A New Sports & Fitness Hub

Aimee Goodsall | December 22, 2016 | Comments

In a bid to capitalise on the growing sports and fitness market in the UK, eBay have announced that they will be launching a brand new Sports & Fitness Hub to their UK site.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, Online Marketplace

A Global Comparison Of Online Consumer Buying Behaviour

Aimee Goodsall | September 26, 2016 | Comments

PWC recently released their Total Retail Global Report for 2016, outlining and comparing the consumer shopping behaviours and use of different retail channels, from over 23,000 online shoppers, from 25 different countries across the globe.

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Topics: eCommerce News, eCommerce Trends

eBay Active Content: Best Practices For Compliant Listings

Andrew Pinner | August 18, 2016 | Comments

This is a guest blog post from Andrew Pinner at Frooition.

eBay announced in their Spring 2016 Seller Release that they will be putting a stop to the use of Active Content – JavaScript, Flash, Form Actions and plug-ins – within eBay listings. The reason for this imminent ban being that active content inhibits purchases on mobile devices, and further poses potential security risks.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce Best Practices

Linnworks and Global Freight Solutions Partnership

Will Bowes | July 28, 2016 | Comments

The Linnworks Team is excited to announce that we have partnered with Global Freight Solutions (GFS), to help our customers access GFS solutions and services. With this brand new integration, Linnworks customers can easily access GFS's wide range of shipping services and solutions directly from their Linnworks system. 

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Topics: Linnworks News, eCommerce News, Linnworks Partners

How the EU Referendum's Brexit outcome will affect online sellers

Aimee Goodsall | June 29, 2016 | Comments

Following on from the EU Referendum and the UK’s collective decision to back the Brexit and leave the European Union, many online businesses and marketplace sellers are now faced with a single, albeit monumental, question – what does this mean for business?

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce News, eCommerce, Online Marketplace, Online Business, Brexit

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