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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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New Client Services Senior Executive and Digital Intern join marketplace amp

We’re excited to announce that we have appointed a Client Services Senior Executive, Peter Cruz, and Digital Intern, Robert Mihai Amarandi. Peter, former Sales Account Manager for Bury St Edmunds based luxury travel agent Britain’s Finest, brings with him wealth of experience in search engine optimisation and client services. He has spent the last three […]

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marketplace amp joins forces with Bury St Edmunds charity Gatehouse

We are extremely excited to team up with our friends and neighbours in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, Gatehouse, an independent charity whose incredible work has served many vulnerable and disadvantaged people of Suffolk for over 30 years. Gatehouse provides services to increasing numbers of older people and their family carers in Suffolk, with […]

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What is Amazon Posts and How Will it Work for Your Brand?

Amazon’s service offering has expanded once more as the e-commerce giant introduces its answer to instantly shoppable social media — Amazon Posts. The beta version of this innovative product browsing and discovery service gives brands the opportunity to create engaging posts using a range of customisable content features. Available in the US right now, here’s […]

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Introducing Amazon Sponsored Display — and what it means for your ad campaigns

Amazon has launched an exciting new self-service advertising solution that gives Amazon traders the potential to take their business to the next level via a range of discoverability and customer re-engagement capabilities. Read on to understand the key features of Amazon Sponsored Display advertising and how it can help you to successfully target a larger […]

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How to maximise your Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales — what you need to know!

It’s almost that time of year again. The most wonderful time of the year, where the world prepares itself for a basket-busting onslaught from consumers on the biggest marketplaces. No, it’s not quite Christmas, but the two most lucrative online shopping events in the calendar: Black Friday (29th November) and Cyber Monday (2nd December)! Now […]

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