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Could this be the future of Amazon shipping?

After months of speculation and testing, the full details of Amazon's drone delivery service have been published by the US Patent Office. Amazon submitted their patent for the service last year, and after a six month wait, have finally had their plans approved.   The report goes into vast amounts of detail regarding every aspect of Amazon's drone service, including how it would work, what has already...

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The European Union has announced its intention to create a Single Digital Market for eCommerce. This announcement has sent shockwaves through the eCommerce industry over the last few months, since the EU first announced its intention of conducting an enquiry into cross border eCommerce in March - but what exactly is the Single Digital Market, how will it work, and what could it mean for...

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Selling on Amazon compared to eBay

Setting up an eCommerce business on Amazon is probably one of the easiest ways to start working for yourself.   Almost anybody can set up an Amazon seller account and it doesn’t require a huge amount of skill.   Amazon listings already exist for most products, which means you don’t even need to write descriptions or take photographs of your products.   So why are so few people in the UK...

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amazon super saver delivery time

If you asked your Amazon customers to name their favourite things about the eCommerce site, what do you think they would be? In addition to the vast product range and cheap prices, many people would also mention Amazon's famous Super Saver Delivery option, which provides free second-class delivery on all orders over £10. However, as of last week, that all changed.   In a press release on...

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Amazon B2B Marketplace will hopefully come to the UK

Amazon looks to be continuing its dominance of the eCommerce market as today it announced the launch of a new business to business (B2B) eCommerce platform called Amazon Business. On Amazon Business, businesses will be able to browse and buy commercial items, covering everything from office essentials like stationery, to large, heavy duty commercial equipment.   This new marketplace is designed to replace Amazon's previous business marketplace...

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Parcel shipping services for UK-based Amazon Marketplace Sellers

UK-based Amazon sellers may soon have another delivery option as the internet retailing giant is currently dabbling with deliveries direct to people's car boots. Always seeking novel ways to remedy the customer gripe of having to wait for their items, the company is to start trialling the service in Germany in May as part of its Prime subscription service.   It's primarily aimed at improving delivery services...

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Ask anyone in the eCommerce delivery industry about the future of shipping and logistics and they are likely to all give you the same answer: drones. As Amazon's drone testing picks up pace, drones are becoming less of a pipe dream and more of a reality for eCommerce customers. In fact, Amazon have even started rolling out drone parcel delivery services in America, and have...

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