Blog Archives

Parcelninja warehousing and delivery

Outsource your e-commerce warehousing and delivery process to Parcelninja. Warehousing and distribution is one of the biggest challenges for e-commerce businesses in South Africa. It is no wonder that bidorbuy were quick to jump on board with …

Shipping after postal rates hike

We recently conducted a survey among bidorbuy sellers in order to get some insight into how they deal with one of the most important and most complex ecommerce issues, shipping. You can see the shipping survey results here. In the meantime, things on …

Top 5 seller tips for Christmas

  We are right in the middle of the Christmas sales rush and it is important to make sure that you get through this time without a hitch. More and more people are turning to bidorbuy to do their last minute shopping online. As sellers, we need take …

The shipping factor

Yes, we have written about shipping before (here, here, here...). And no, we’ll never get tired of re-visiting the subject. The thing is, a well-defined shipping policy is of utmost importance for smooth functioning of the bidorbuy trading platform and …

The Post and the e-shopper

Would you like to be able to collect your parcel from a locker 24 hours a day? How about having low-cost, flat rate shipping anywhere in the country? “The Post has unveiled a raft of changes to its parcel delivery and operational structure to meet the …

Of shipping fees and brain peculiarities

You know how retailers, real as well and virtual, take advantage of the way our brain is wired to always see the price of R299 as two-hundred-something-rands, even though we know that R299 is actually about-three-hundred-rands. Separating the selling …

Clue five disqualifies many

From (more or less) 96,000 items to (more or less) 28,000 items in one fell swoop! Yes, 28,000 is how many bidorbuy listings fit the description after the clue number five has been released on the Forum today at exactly 14:01 hours. All in all, clue …

Art direct

In one section, the famous book Your Guide to Buying and Selling on bidorbuy presents seven case studies on how bidorbuy can be used to make money. Case study number six analyses the example of an emerging or struggling artist. If you belong to that …