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By Chris Dawson November 12, 2018 - 5:34 pm

Is it worth listing on OnBuy before Christmas?

We've been tracking OnBuy's progress for a year as part of our 8 Top UK marketplaces ranked by traffic series. Since the summer there has been a marked uptick in traffic which suggests all their recent development work is starting to pay off and it

Etsy online sales soar in Q3 as it puts new pricing model to work

Etsy announced sale growth in its third-quarter results as it put new pricing model to work. The marketplace achieved a revenue income of $150.4m (£116.39m), this compared to $106.380m (£82.33m) to the previous year. That's up by 41.3% on the YoY (year on year) rate. While Etsy

Alibaba Singles Day sets new sales records, surpassing Amazon Prime Day 2018 sales

Alibaba Singles Day sets new sales records that surpass Amazon's Prime Day 2018 sales. The retailer saw a record of $4.68bn (£3.64) sales in 10 minutes into the Singles Day, outdoing Amazon's sales of $4.2bn (£3.27bn) during its 36-hour Prime Day 2018. Overall, the Single's Day collected

The eBay managed payments experience as a buyer explained

eBay staffer Jim Griffith, who will be well known to many of you and is often referred to affectionately as Uncle Griff, has explained his first hand experience of using the new eBay managed payments system. In a post on Facebook, with his typical good

Alibaba Singles Day aims to go global

Alibaba's 10th annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival 24-hour sale generated a record-breaking RMB213.5 billion (US$30.8 billion) of sales, an increase of 27% compared to last year. During the Alibaba Singles Day event, their logistics network processed more than a billion delivery orders on the day. This

Meet the company: Salveo and Citizen label printers

Salveo are suppliers of Citizen printers and have created printer/software packages that are ideally suited to ecommerce. If you are looking for reliable, easy to integrate printers then Citizen are the answer.Their range of printers will allow you to expand your operation with ease and ensure

Amazon to ban sales of Apple products from non authorised resellers

Amazon are going to ban merchants from selling Apple products on their marketplace. From the 4th of January next year Apple and Beats products will be only be offered by a small group of select Apple Authorised Resellers as part of Amazon's new agreement with

Alibaba celebrates the first decade of its Global Shopping Festival

With Alibaba's Global Shopping Festival culminating in Singles day on 11.11, Nenad Cetkovic, COO of Lengow takes a look at the events so far this year and what to expect on Sunday: The festivities are underway! On Friday, October 19th at 11:11 am, Alibaba kicked off

Harry Temkin talks about changes coming for eBay sellers soon

It's always a good thing to know who the masters of your fate are. And that means getting to know something about the executives at eBay. So you'll be interested to find out more about Harry Temkin. He is the new Vice President of Seller