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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #9

Welcome to this week’s round-up where we take a look at Amazon’s £600m public sector deal in Yorkshire, its new Prime Video interface, eBay’s new image search feature and more! Amazon’s public sector advancements Amazon has made its move into Britain’s public sector procurement market with a £600m deal. The deal will mean Amazon will […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #8

Welcome to this week’s round-up where we take a look at Amazon’s updates to its Sponsored Products, Alibaba & Tencent’s talks to buy a stake in WPP, eBay’s revenue figures for Q2 of 2018 and more! Big changes for Amazons Sponsored products Amazon is looking at expanding its Sponsored Products outside of its own platform […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #7

Welcome to this week’s round-up where we take a look at Amazon’s workers striking on Prime Day, eBay rolling out fulfilment in Australia, JD.com shifting its focus towards brands and more! Prime Day workers strike Prime Day is one of Amazon’s biggest retail events of the year alongside Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas, however, […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #6

Welcome to this week’s round-up where we take a look at eBay’s new returns policies, penalties and protections, its AI to suppress low quality offers, Alibaba’s talks with BT and more! eBay’s new returns policies eBay is now pushing sellers to offer 30-day free returns by reducing its current returns options for sellers. eBay explains […]

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Should Alibaba be your next business move?

Everybody knows how big Amazon is and the opportunity it provides for businesses to expand their customer reach internationally and really ramp up the sales. eBay is another marketplace which is well known and well documented. However, has your business seriously considered Alibaba? Well if not, then it might just want to when you see […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #5

Welcome to this week’s round-up where we take a look at Amazon’s plans for its biggest ever Prime Day, its pharmacy plans that wiped billions off the value of other companies, JD.com introducing a fleet of hydrogen delivery trucks and more! A sneak peak at Amazons biggest ever Prime day Amazon has revealed that this […]

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Just how important are images for e-commerce sites?

In a word, crucial. Images are one of the biggest factors which will impact upon a consumers purchase decision, get it right and you will secure the sale, but get it wrong and you will almost certainly miss out on sealing the deal. It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that images will […]

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The future of online selling: 5 excellent reasons to ditch your e-commerce site

Building and running an online store was always a major undertaking for SME brands, unless they were small enough to use a simple Shopify WordPress widget or whatever. The likes of Shopify, or Squarespace (etc.) work great for low-volume niches, but let’s say you’re food brand selling thousands of units via brick-and-mortar retailers, your e-commerce […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #4

Welcome to this week’s round-up we take a look at Amazon bringing Echo devices to more EU countries, Prime Video to BT TV and how the company is scaling in Japan. Alexa to take on Italy & Spain Amazon has announced that it plans to bring its smart assistant to Italy and Spain later this […]

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How to smash your targets on Amazon – cracking the A9 algorithm!

So what is Amazon’s A9 algorithm? Whether you are an established e-commerce professional, or a new seller just starting out, you may have heard of A9 at some point. But what exactly is Amazon’s A9 algorithm? In a nutshell, it is the name of Amazon’s search engine algorithm. It is the strategy that lies behind […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #3

Welcome to this week’s round-up we take a look at Amazon’s live streaming of tennis, Google’s $500m investment into JD.com, eBay’s first community sneaker drop and more! Amazon continues moves into live streaming sporting events Last week we wrote about Amazon winning some rights to live stream Premier League football matches from the 2019/20 season […]

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Top 5 Marketplace Takeaways of the Week #2

Welcome to our marketplace news round-up, where each week we will be taking a look at some of the key stories surrounding marketplaces including Amazon, eBay, Alibaba and JD.com. In this week’s round-up we take a look at Amazon’s move into football broadcasting, Alibaba & JD.com’s investment into drones and robots for global delivery, eBay’s […]

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