• 5th November

    October ecommerce news roundup

    October, the month of ghosts, ghouls, buying extra Halloween candy for yourself and the following not-to-be-missed ecommerce news. Expandly investment We don't often put ourselves top of the pops, but this month is an exception. We were super happy to announce that we'd closed a £580,000 funding round, led by Mercia Fund Managers. Alan Wilson (our CEO, who was super-super happy) said: “This

  • 4th October

    September Ecommerce News Roundup

    September - the month of back to school, is it too early to put the heating on, why are there Christmas decorations out already and the following not-to-be-missed ecommerce news.  Zoinks Mysterious goings on where a'happening over at camp Etsy this month. Users experienced a crash in search result numbers for the same search terms, following an Etsy update. Etsy was quick to look into the situa

  • 4th September

    August Ecommerce News Roundup

    August - the month of "are we there yet?", ice creams, sneaky jumpers and the following not-to-be-missed ecommerce news.  Signed, sealed, delivered This month, we announced a number of Royal Mail initiatives, making sending and receiving parcels better for everyone. And now, sister company Parcelforce Worldwide is joining in. Running until Friday 14 September, the parcel giant will be trialling

  • 28th August

    You’ve Got Mail – New Royal Mail Services for eCommerce Retailers

    While the rest of us have been sunbathing, rain shower dodging and taking it easy, Royal Mail has been working on some summer projects that will be of interest to UK ecommerce sellers. And we're here to explain.  Tracked services - key enhancements At the beginning of the month, Royal Mail introduced "key enhancements" to its tracked services. It wanted to improve the online shopping and deli

  • 3rd August

    July Ecommerce News Roundup

    July, the month of we're coming home, we're coming back, we're really hot, we didn't mean it, we're really hot again and the following not-to-be-missed ecommerce news.  La-da-de la-DaWanda European marketplace DaWanda is closing its doors on 30 August, and Etsy is swooping in, with a shoulder to cry on and a room to move into. Etsy has created an import tool to make it easy for DaWander shopper

  • 4th July

    June Ecommerce News Roundup

    June - the month of sunshine, barbeques, aftersun, duvet-on-duvet-off, and the following not-to-be-missed ecommerce news. If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them Amazon is investing in entrepreneurs looking to grow their delivery business empire. Leased branded vans, uniform discounts, fuel and insurance are all part of the deal for a minimum investment of $10,000. With claims that successful delivery