USA marketplace focus: 5 reasons why Walmart should be on your radar, now!

Three months into the Covid-19 pandemic, many US shoppers have not only been pushed into trying online shopping, they now prefer it. A notable rise in purchases of FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) such as groceries has hugely strengthened the position of several retail giants, including Walmart. Walmart has hired tens of thousands of workers […]

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Re-shaping brand integration with the world’s marketplaces — 8 Linnworks features that we love, and you need!

Trading on the world’s marketplaces offers brands an opportunity to reach millions of consumers across the globe. But there are many pieces to the jigsaw, and joining together inventory management, product listings, shipping, reporting and more can seem like a never-ending task! Here, we explore the advantages of Linnworks, a fantastic solution for controlling multiple […]

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Check out how these 5 innovative brands are leading the way through Covid-19

It may be a dark and difficult time for everyone in the UK and beyond right now, but there are still plenty of positive stories to lift our spirits. Here we take a look at some great examples of brands grabbing the bull by the horns, adapting, innovating and spreading positivity throughout the country. And […]

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How the world’s marketplaces have responded to Covid-19

The past six weeks have seen an unprecedented period of e-commerce worldwide, as businesses and consumers alike strive to find solutions during an increasingly challenging pandemic. Non-essential bricks and mortar stores have closed and social distancing has seen enormous queues at supermarkets, so it’s not surprising that online shopping is booming, particularly in the grocery, […]

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Grocery sector insight: how Amazon and brands are adapting to feed the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a firm grip on all aspects of our daily lives and social distancing has presented many new challenges for business. As its turbulent impact on the way consumers shop becomes clearer, we take a look at the repercussions for the online grocery sector, which is being forced to quickly adapt […]

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Everything sellers need to know right now about Covid-19’s impact on e-commerce

The hot topic of the moment, the coronavirus pandemic, presents a worrying and somewhat unpredictable time for everyone. Life cannot, however, simply grind to a halt — for many reasons — and this crisis therefore also presents opportunities to support those in isolation and help keep businesses and the economy afloat.  As shoppers are strongly […]

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How to stay mobile — be smart and optimise your listings for m-commerce

For starters, you need to be mobile in every sense of the word. There are many factors to consider, but one you can’t ignore is the rapid rise of shopping via smart devices — aka m-commerce. The stats don’t lie. During Black Friday 2019, for example, $2.9 billion of sales came via smartphones, with nearly […]

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Catching up with our Digital Intern: Robert Mihai Amarandi

Robert joined marketplace amp in November and is in his final year of a Business Administration and Management degree at the University of Suffolk. Prior to this, Robert — who flew the nest in Romania to further his education in the UK — used his entrepreneurial flair to successfully build, market and trade via his […]

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Triple account wins create new Key Account Manager and Designer appointments at marketplace amp

We’re excited to announce the double-appointment of Key Account Manager, Kat Peggram and Designer, Kris Sanders. The expansion of the team arrives as we take on new clients Dettol and Durex (Brands of Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK) and health bar and cereal food brand Eat Natural. Kat joins the team with an abundance of account […]

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Introducing AmafestUK: the biggest Amazon conference of 2020!

AmafestUK is fast-approaching and this full day conference for current and future Amazon traders and distributors offers the perfect opportunity to network, learn and ultimately take away some fantastic advice! Ten leading guest speakers, including our very own Commercial Director, Matt Anderson, will each give an insightful 25-minute talk, covering a wide range of topics […]

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Six key shopping periods for 2020 and how you can be prepared!

With the new decade fast approaching, and with global online shopping revenue expected to rise past $4 trillion in 2020, there’s no better time to plan ahead and prepare for the new calendar’s biggest shopping events. But which ones should sellers look out for? Read on to find out some of the key dates you […]

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Pantone's Colour of the Year is Classic Blue

Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 — and why it’s important for your business!

Pantone, the world-leading expert in colour and how it affects design and consumer trends, has announced its Colour of the Year for 2020. We’re extremely excited to explore what this means for brands, their content and the business opportunities it presents! Introducing Classic Blue, Pantone 19-4052 Pantone’s colour system has been adopted by colour-conscious industries […]

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