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Marketplace Focus: JadoPado

JadoPado

We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on JadoPado, a marketplace for high spenders in the Gulf States. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and can smooth […]

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Marketplace Focus: Trade Me

Trade Me

We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on Trade Me, the default marketplace for New Zealanders. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and can smooth the path […]

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Marketplace Focus: Privalia

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We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on Privalia, a fashion outlet operating in Spain, Italy, Germany, Brazil and Mexico. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and […]

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Access Alibaba.com with iwoca’s e-Credit Line

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Elliot Fry from iwoca explains the benefits and potential of their new partnership with Alibaba.com. On Alibaba’s gigantic wholesale trading platform you can import everything from a million frozen chicken feet to a few tons of cement powder to 100 Ninja-star USB drives. In need of a life-size animatronic dinosaur? Alibaba’s got it covered. We […]

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Marketplace Focus: Lazada.com

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We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on Lazada, a shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and can smooth the […]

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Etsy results disappoint investors

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Etsy has delivered its first quarterly results as a public firm floated on the NASDAQ stock exchange and they aren’t brilliant. Shares have fallen by about a third on the news, taking them pretty close to their original IPO price. The books showed an unexpected loss and the firm pledges to increase investing in the […]

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How big is China as an ecommerce opportunity?

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China’s ecommerce market is already bigger then the US, but did you know that it’s forecast to grow to be bigger than the US, Britain, Japan, Germany and France combined? Here’s the China opportunity in numbers as an infographic courtesy of Currencies Direct. If you’re not already selling in China than it should certainly be […]

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Marketplace Focus: MercadoLibre

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We are Pentagon have kindly agreed to give some additional information for Tamebay readers on each of the marketplaces they introduced at their recent Fashion Without Borders event. Today they’re focusing on MercadoLibre, a marketplace appealing to high-end shoppers with disposable income to spend. Pentagon are experts at launching brands and retailers on marketplaces and […]

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Pinterest could be an ecommerce dark horse

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Pinterest has real potential as an ecommerce platform. It’s been rumoured for a while that Pinterest is keen to implement an ecommerce element on the site, possibly in a ‘buy button’ form similar to that Google rolled out recently. But, of course, the practicalities are much more complicated than just adding a button. But to […]

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Taiwan bans Alibaba’s Taobao

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Chinese ecommerce firm Alibaba’s business to business marketplace TaoBao has run into difficulties in Taiwan. In a dispute between Alibaba and the Taiwanese authorities, Taobao has been fined and will have to close down operations in Taiwan. The dispute centres around business registration details. Apparently Alibaba and Taobao are registered as a Singaporean company, and […]

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