Given how quickly things change in the e-commerce world (trends come and go, digital standards change, and disruptive technology arrives), it’s imperative to keep up with fresh developments. This is something for which podcasts are exceptionally useful. The best thing about a podcast is that it’s ideal for multitaskers and those with busy schedules that
I have been following Chinaimportal.com blogs for some and they have really valuable insight on importing as the name suggest. In their latest edition, Fredrik Gronkvist writes about how new US tariffs is going to hit Amazon Sellers and importers in general. This is covered: Why the trade war could massively benefit Chinese sellers Which
Khaos Con is a great opportunity to network with over 100 eCommerce professionals, meet the Khaos Control Team, be inspired by customer stories and learn about developments planned for the year ahead (and beyond). It is a good event for sellers selling on Amazon, eBay and your own website. There is a fantastic line up
Selling across the border is getting easier and easier, however, being compliant to sell cross-border is getting more complicated. Gurpreet Sidhu from CrossborderVAT.com talks to us about Amazon PAN EU Compliance and how you can make life easier for yourself. VAT is becoming more prominent across the globe and governments are wanting to catch merchants
Consumers have become accustomed to receiving free shipping for their purchases and getting their packages within a few days. That sets high expectations when it comes to shipping speed and prices. This is something that won’t stop a large business, but it creates a tough situation for small business owners. If one is able
Gurpreet Sidhu Guest post by – Gurpreet is the founder of Cross-BorderVAT – a software solution which helps sellers meet EU VAT compliance legislation. Let CBV take the pain away by collecting and collating your online sales, applying currency exchange rates, monitoring your sales across EU countries, normalising your data and working out your sales VAT for each
As a company, Online Seller UK has been providing affordable e-commerce and digital marketing courses for the last few years and we have been asked for remote training regularly so, we are glad to announce that all of our training courses are now available online. Online Seller UK remote training is personal, instructor-led training via
The world of couriers, for both national and international deliveries, is an exceptionally competitive market but as e-tailers we have the chance to make the most of the competitive pricing and special offers. Parcel Station certainly have some eye-catching offers on their website – Just £4.50 for a tracked & signed parcel to the USA
With the rise of online businesses there is increasing demand of fulfilment warehouses which can support businesses which lack space to handle regular incoming stock. Vdepot, a warehouse & fulfilment business based in Norwich is booming with customers both from the UK and abroad. Features Powerful ecommerce system allows for you to have total control
eBay is a competitive shopping channel and shoppers commonly use “price + postage” lowest option when they search so your chance of winning the sale is minimal if you are 50p more expensive. This is when repricing plays a very important role. I have worked with eBay for the past 10 years and my involvement
Asendia, the joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post, has published a new whitepaper, The secrets of e-commerce success in Switzerland, which aims to give cross-border retailers a toolkit they can use to expand their e-commerce business in Switzerland. According to Asendia, 61% of Swiss online shoppers (3.1m people) spend £2.4b annually in
You run an online store. You put hours and hours of time, effort, sweat and tears into buying or producing the right products, listing and advertising your inventory and handling buyer queries. Your customers need to know they can trust you with their purchase, so displaying an ultra-professional image is essential to gain their confidence.
With Global eCommerce booming, there is rise in UK sellers going global with Amazon Marketplaces. In this year we have seen sellers growing rapidly in the US and also expanding into Canada and Mexico. There are already complications with regards to Income Tax and Sales and currency exchange is another area that requires our attention.
By: Rob Segall, Paralegal, AmazonSellersLawyer.com Robert is a paralegal with Amazon Sellers Lawyer. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in finance and is currently pursuing his Juris Doctor at Maurice A. Deane School of Law. Robert’s financial background and experience provide him with unique insight into the needs of Amazon
Recently I met a few Amazon businesses selling primarily in the UK and the US market. One of the sellers was experience pressing on profit due to devaluation of pound and their cost to suppliers has risen by 20%. Another seller has managed currency risk very well. They were turning about $ 250 k a
Amazon is certainly the biggest online retailer in the UK and with its ever growing reach; manufacturer and retailers’ interest has risen to increase online revenue through the platform without spending too much time on setting up the operation and promotion their own website. Amazon provides seamless experience to the visitors whose intent is shopping
Amazon in the US has been showing their Business Seller Program aiming to target business customers. Would you be interested enrolling this program when it is in the UK? With this program Amazon Business customers will be able to additional discounts for buying bulk items where as sellers will get special features like Business-Only Offers
PlentymarketsUK has announced new pricing model without fixed monthly charges. This is particularly could be interest if you are starting out and don’t want to outlay set cost along with paying eBay and Amazon monthly charge. In addition to this, you have opportunity to setup your own eCommerce shop along with hosting at no fixed cost.
For some time I have been looking for solution that would integrate Amazon Vendor accounts in multichannel platforms. Finally we have discovered “KhooCommerce”, a UK based solution provider. Unlike Amazon Seller Central which uses API, Amazon Vendor Central uses interface called EDI ( Electronic Data Interchange) which allowed us to get particular information from Amazon
Payoneer, the sole provider on Amazon to service 24 countries and a better alternative to World First and Currencies Direct, has recently launched Escrow Payment service called Armorpayments. This allows you to trade with Chinese sellers in confidence protecting you both with trade terms. If you are trading with Chine manufacturer or sellers with trust, Armorpayments
We have received a copy of email sent by Amazon to sellers in China. This was sent on 1 pm on 09.08.2016 local time. And the email says Amazon has passed on sellers details to HMRC and they need to register for VAT immediately. We have reported similar email sent by Amazon sometime ago and this
We have been going through ongoing battle to block Chinese eBay and Amazon sellers to sell on their platform without VAT registrations. We have already heard that Amazon and eBay are to be held liable, VAT fraud committed by a growing army of overseas sellers using their websites. The chancellor also gave tax inspectors new powers to warn and correctly collect