The 3 rules of ecommerce design


My ecommerce website went through many visual changes in the 20 years that I operated it, from 2000 to 2020. Sometimes I retained a designer, and sometimes I did it myself using the ecommerce software I was using at the time. One of the worst designs was by a professional in 2002 who persuaded me th...

eBay will NOT pass UK Digital Services Tax to SMEs


eBay have announced this afternoon that they will pay the UK Digital Services Tax which the government is levying on large internet based businesses. Unlike some other marketplaces, eBay will not pass the UK Digital Services Tax to sellers in the form of fee increases.

This is fantastic news and it’s also the hon...

Amazon FBA In-Stock Head Start now live in UK


Amazon have launched a new programme which is designed to enable you to carry on selling even if your product goes out of stock. Known as the Amazon In-Stock Head Start programme, it gives merchants the option of selling products in advance of them arriving at Amazon’s FBA warehouse.

Ideally, you’ll have an inv...