Webinterpret in review for June 09, 2015
We’re back with another biweekly Webinterpret in Review blog. There’s quite a bit of news about our Amazon product and we’ve made a few internal changes that will improve the overall quality of our services in the long run. We also have some new articles in the Help Center and a useful report on summer buying trends, so read on for more…
WEBINTERPRET AMAZON IMPROVEMENTS
- We are close to finishing the ability to include Item Conditions in Amazon listings.
- We have improved our ability to discover problems with listings. Our system can now single out issues faster.
- We fixed a strange issue that didn’t accept accounts with “%” in the username.
- We Improved the way our system handles transactions with a price of 0.0. Now such transactions are handled as cancelled.
WEBINTERPRET EBAY IMPROVEMENTS
- This week will see the introduction of our new ecosystem. It will connect to our new User Interface and make each service we provide more independent, scalable, and make it easier to develop new user interfaces for various platforms.
- We will soon begin implemented a microservices architecture for our different features. This new long-term project will make the entire product more stable.
- A new feature has been implemented where pictures are automatically modified (shrunk or resized) depending on platform requirements when an international listing is created. This will remedy the numerous items that haven’t been listed due to picture sizes.
- The blacklisting feature mentioned in our previous blog has been implemented.
New articles added to our Help Center:
- How do I stop listing in a specific country?
- Can I get a new invoice if I forgot to give you my VAT?
- How are medical items localized in foreign marketplaces?
We have posted an interesting article on which item categories sell the most in the summer. The report summarizes research we have conducted on the best-selling ecommerce categories in the months of June, July and August. You can download the report here.
That’s it for this week. Expect another biweekly recap in two weeks with more information on what’s new at Webinterpret and what’s happening in the world of international ecommerce. In the meantime, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.