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Seller Fulfilled Prime: Everything You Need To Know About Amazon MFN Prime

Aimee Goodsall | November 1, 2018 | Comments

There’s no denying that Amazon Prime has transformed the face of eCommerce in recent years, having set the bar for the ever-increasing consumer expectations surrounding delivery and price.

In fact, it is largely because of this that the marketplace now has over 100 million Prime subscribers worldwide, all looking for the best products, often at the lowest prices and from the most reliable of sellers.

But how exactly can you become one of these sellers? And more specifically, how do you go about making your products eligible for Prime?

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Topics: Amazon, Shipping & Fulfilment, eCommerce Best Practices, Selling on Amazon

The Impact of eCommerce Delivery on Conversion Rate: Trends & Recommendations

InPost | October 26, 2018 | Comments

Online shopping in the UK is booming, with consumer expectations and behaviours playing a pivotal role in the shape and pace of eCommerce.

Yet, despite many innovations and enhancements in the customer experience, such as 'try before you buy', the use of virtual reality and AI-powered personalisation, conversion still reigns as one of the greatest challenges for e-retailers, with basket abandonment rates still averaging at 76% and a staggering £18bn lost on potential sales in the last year.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment

eBay's Global Shipping Programme UK (GSP): Is It Worth It?

Emily Usher | October 18, 2018 | Comments

If you sell on eBay, chances are you’ve heard of eBay's Global Shipping Programme.

Whether you’re new to international selling or are looking for ways to make the overall cross-border selling process work better for your business, eBay's GSP is certainly a route worth exploring.

But do the benefits outweigh the negatives? How much does it cost? And how easy is it to get started?

This article aims to give you both sides of the story, so you can decide for yourself if eBay’s GSP will either help you reach millions more buyers around the world, or if it’s in fact better left untouched.

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Topics: eBay, Shipping & Fulfilment, International Selling

How To Start A Dropshipping Business In 2018

Linnworks | June 21, 2018 | Comments

Want to start selling online but don't really have the capital? Or maybe you're not sure whether it's for you and you want to test the water first? If you answered yes to either of these, then dropshipping might be the answer - it's an excellent gateway to online retail that requires less financial input than a regular online store, plus you don't need a warehouse to get started.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, Dropshipping, eCommerce Best Practices

How To Calculate Shipping Costs For Your Online Business

Nat Libby | June 15, 2018 | Comments

Understanding how to calculate shipping costs is important. Not only do you need to track how much you’re spending in order to turn a profit, but your delivery fees impact how likely your customers are to buy from you.

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Topics: Shipping & Fulfilment, Online Business