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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 25-31 May 2019

Amazon Business Lands Major Public Sector Deal

In the news this week: Amazon Echo Show 5 May Change the Game Amazon Cuts Back Further on Smaller Vendors £400 Million Public Sector Deal with Amazon Launches Uber Gets into Drone Delivery Game IKEA’s New Virtual Reality App Set for Launch Amazon Echo Show 5 May Change the Game Another incarnation of Amazon Echo…

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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up – 11-17 May 2019

Amazon Magento Storefront Launches, Zavvi Blunders & More

The big headlines in eCommerce this week include: Magento Launches Magento Commerce Branded Stores for Amazon eBay Push Marketing Initiative ‘Offers to Baskets’, Coming This Year New Google Grow My Store Tool Zavvi Accidentally Invites Thousands of ‘Winners’ to Champions League Final Is eBay About to Launch a Cryptocurrency? Amazon Set to Invest in Deliveroo…

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AmazonWatch: Hacking Fraud Revealed

Over 100 Amazon Sellers were hacked in 2018, losing sales revenue and more. What can you do to protect yourself?

Between May and October last year, around 100 Amazon sellers lost money due to a widespread hacking operation. The news broke late last week when Bloomberg reported on a document filed with UK courts last November. The filing has only just been made public. Inside the Amazon Hack Beginning on May 16th, 2018, hackers diverted…

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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 4-10 May 2019

New Amazon shipping regions surcharges make sure remote UK residents get their orders.

In the news this week: Etsy prepares push to compete with bigger marketplaces YouTube to introduce shoppable videos Amazon UK introduces ‘Shipping Region Surcharges’ Hasbro & eBay confirm compensation for Magic mess-up eBay UK reaches 25 million visitors per month eBay moves into UK high streets Etsy Prepares Push to Compete with Larger Marketplaces Etsy’s…

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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 20-26 April 2019

BuzzFeed News Publishes Major Amazon Scammer Investigation After the revelations from Which? magazine and the BBC, the latest investigative reporters to unveil more about the seamier side of Amazon scammers are at BuzzFeed News. What’s in this report that wasn’t in the others? More of the scammers’ point of view. BuzzFeed has researched the shadow…

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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 13-19 April 2019

Amazon's Own Brands are receiving less of a marketing push. But why?

Today in the round-up: Amazon Cuts Promotion for Own Brands Changes in ‘Refund Culture’; PayPal Change Terms In-App Shopping Comes to Instagram Probe into Online Reviews Google Launches ‘Cloud for Retail’ Amazon Out of China Own Brand Promotion Reduced on Amazon Amazon Basics. Amazon Essentials. Amazon Fresh. Wickedly Prime. Amazon Elements. Believe it or not,…

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Fake Amazon Reviews Continue: A Closer Look

These headphones had a great rating, but I can't hear anything; the problem with fake Amazon reviews.

Fake Amazon reviews. Just how big a problem are they for Amazon sellers? Earlier this month we looked at Amazon’s practice of review bundling and how it’s unfortunately allowed low-value products to benefit from reviews of high-quality equivalents. A lot of the information we used came from Which? magazine’s investigation. Which? has released a new…

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Weekly eCommerce News Round-Up: 6-12 April 2019

Amazon Seller Central Additions, Google Offer Drop Alerts, and more

Welcome to the first in a new series of weekly news blogs looking at recent developments in the eCommerce world. Today: Amazon Sellers gain more control over how they add and market products Amazon Seller Central reduces referral rates across many categories Offer Drop Alerts now fully live for Google Shopping users Microsoft & Squarespace…

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Amazon Sellers to Take Advantage of New Referral Fees

Many of these packages may cost Amazon Sellers less to sell under new reduced referral fees.

Following a successful trial in American markets this February, Amazon is reducing referral fees for multiple product categories in the UK and the EU. Amazon’s share of retail is huge – over £4 in every £100 spent in the UK is spent on Amazon. Only four companies beat that; Sainsbury’s, Tesco’s, Asda and Morrisons. Outside…

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Amazon Review Bundling Leads to Outcry

Are Amazon reviews as trustworthy as they should be? As fake reviews are being produced at scale, it seems like there are issues to watch for.

The Amazon Which? Hunt UK consumer rights magazine Which? has turned its attention to customer reviews on Amazon and how they affect sales. We recently looked at how the retail giant is taking on counterfeit products, but reporting from multiple sources indicates that review manipulation may be just as big a problem – and some…

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