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Read the latest eCommerce shipping best practices, customer case studies
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Multi-channel marketplace software

Partner article by Victoria Greene, VictoriaEcommerce   Britain has the third largest eCommerce market in the world, with non-store retailing accounting for 72.9% of total UK sales in January 2017. For retailers looking to take advantage of this online footfall, making the decision to sell through marketplaces or your own dedicated site can be tricky, as there are pros and cons to each option. Here are some...

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Parcelhub Charity Event 2017

On Saturday 15th July, company staff, friends and family hiked through fog and heavy rain, climbing Pen-y-ghent (694 m), Whernside (736 m) and Ingleborough (723 m), all in aid of Rainbows Children’s Hospice.   Ascending 1,586 m (5,200 ft) in eleven solid hours of walking The Yorkshire Three Peaks route, the group included Laura Cree (Billing Coordinator), James Rhodes (Operations Manager), Simon Wright (Marketing Manager) and Steve...

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WooCommerce Shipping Solutions

Parcelhub, a provider of eCommerce shipping and customer service solutions, develops direct integration with world’s favourite order management platform.   Parcelhub offers shippers of both B2C and B2B parcels the ability to deploy free integrated software, enabling them to acquire shipping rates based on the shared, co-operative volumes of all other shippers using the solution.   In financial year 2016/17, Parcelhub distributed more than 4.5 million parcels on behalf...

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eBay Store Design Templates

Partner article by Jessica McDonald, Frooition   Poor user experience results in poor sales figures   An online store’s appearance, usability, and features should convey trustworthiness and professionalism. How an eCommerce site looks and behaves speaks to its safety and credibility. The moment your website stops making customers feel good about doing business with you is the moment it is hurting your business.   If your eCommerce site is experiencing any...

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Parcelhub and Mail Workshop Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

In aid of Rainbows Children's Hospice, Eight members of the Parcelhub and Mail Workshop team, their friends and family will be hiking a gruelling 24 miles up and down the highest ground of the Yorkshire Dales, on July 15th.   Climbing Pen-y-ghent (694 m), Whernside (736 m) and Ingleborough (723 m), the group aims to ascend 1586 m in ten solid hours of walking.   Every year, Parcelhub and...

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WooCommerce API Shipping Integration

BLIDWORTH, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE – JULY 2017   Following years of experience in food production, entrepreneurs Ed Starr and Damien Toms started out very small in 2014, trading at markets to establish The Amazing Chocolate Workshop brand and to gauge demand. From initially offering a small range of hand-made premium treats designed to look like real life rusty tools, The Amazing Chocolate Workshop now have over 100 different chocolate gift...

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Amazon PPC UK tips

Partner Article by Ethan Morgan, Volo Commerce   Amazon can be a cut-throat selling environment. It’s one thing to have a good product at a good price, where you still make profit – but getting traffic to it and increasing its history of conversions (and your own seller metrics), thus boosting its natural search ranking? That’s the part a lot of businesses find hard.   Amazon recognises this though,...

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By Michael Joyce, Amazon Sellers Lawyer   The Philippines recently became Asia’s second-fastest growing economy. The country is now an attractive option for Amazon sellers who are looking to manufacture thanks largely in part to the government focusing on fiscal responsibility and adaptation of its people. With a growing labour force, ease of communication and reassuring pace of wage growth, Amazon sellers should consider the Philippines as...

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E-commerce VAT rules UK

Partner article by Alexandra Wyatt, SimplyVAT.com   Selling Online Internationally - The Market   The growth of the eCommerce market is phenomenal – totalling €500 billion in online sales last year in Europe alone. Cross border sales currently providing 10% of that figure are expected to account for 20% of all online sales in 2017!   This is providing online retailers with a huge opportunity to increase their profits by tapping...

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Shopify shipping app UK

MAY 1st 2017 – ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE   Watermans, a multichannel hair products retailer, is the first Shopify merchant to integrate with Parcelhub; a provider of bespoke eCommerce delivery management and customer support solutions.   With more than 400,000 merchants worldwide, Shopify is the latest addition to the Parcelhub integration suite. As with other integrations, it has shortened Watermans’ label production to a few clicks of a mouse, while...

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