Marketplace Focus: Spartoo

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Today, as part of Pentagon’s marketplace focus series, we are introducing French fashion and footwear marketplace Spartoo. About Spartoo Spartoo is a French ecommerce company that specialises in shoes and clothing. Founded in 2006, Spartoo started as a footwear e-tailer, and expanded into the fashion category in 2013. The company now offers more than 70,000 […]

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015

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The main parts of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 come into force today – the 1st of October 2015. The Consumer Rights Act replaces a number of laws with regard to business-to-consumer transactions, including the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982. The Act is a part of […]

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Ecommerce Europe Trustmark

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Over 10,000 certified European online shops can now join the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark for free. The objective of the Ecommerce Europe Trustmark is to stimulate cross-border e-commerce through better protection for consumers and merchants by establishing one European set of rules and by ensuring clear communication on these rules. The President of Ecommerce Europe, Mr. […]

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Could Jet.com be the new ecommerce sensation?


Jet.com has been the source of much discussion in the industry of late. It’s an innovative and different idea. But can it really be an Amazon challenger? It’s an interesting proposition. Jet will make its money from subscriptions and will price low and cut postage costs depending on location and proximity. Here’s the Jet idea. […]

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#MyLittleBigVictory eBay UK’s new campaign

eBay MyLittleBigVictory

eBay’s LittleBigVictories campaign kicked off at the end of August and will run into the fourth quarter of the year. The campaign supports seasonal moments such as Back to Uni and Halloween as well as categories including fashion and technology. You may see #MyLittleBigVictory hastags appearing where eBay encourage eBay buyers to either purchase or […]

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Marketplace Focus: JD.com

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Today, as part of Pentagon’s marketplace focus series, we are introducing China’s largest direct sales company, JD.com or Jingdong Mall. About JD.com In 2014, China ranked first among all ecommerce markets worldwide, and JD.com is China’s largest online direct sales company, with more than 56% market share. Although JD.com is mostly popular for its ecommerce […]

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Book your place for the 10th Internet Retailing Conference

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We’re just two weeks away from the 10th annual Internet Retailing Conference which takes place on the 14th of October at the Novotel, Hammersmith. Not only is Internet Retailing Conference the biggest conference aimed at board level ecommerce executives, but this year it’s paired with eDeliery Conference which takes place on the 13th October at […]

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eBay listing auto direct phishing like error

eBay Phishing

There’s a new glitch, which looks very much like a phishing scam, currently live on eBay listings. Not being technical we haven’t a clue how it occurs, but simply by browsing an infected live listing users are being directed to pseudo eBay log in site. The infected listing that we have seen is the top […]

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Internet Retailing Awards 2015 Winners

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On Thursday at a glamorous event held at Mandarin Oriental in London’s Knightsbridge the fourth Annual Internet Retailing awards took place. As always this is no stuffed shirt affair, it’s Internet Retailing’s trademark celebratory party rather than a formal dinner. The awards are of course the main course, but there’s no hanging about as the […]

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Marketplace Focus: Allegro


Pentagon have kindly agreed to provide Tamebay readers with some additional insights into the marketplaces they introduced during international ecommerce event, Fashion Without Borders. Today they are focusing on Poland’s leading marketplace Allegro. About Allegro The ecommerce market in Poland is one of the fastest growing in Europe, and Allegro is the leading e-marketplace in […]

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