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The latest news and developments from your competitors who provide third party services to the online marketplace industry.
By Sasha Fedorenko June 22, 2018 - 11:32 am

Aila Technologies teams up with Ingenico Group to develop seamless ways to shop

Aila Technologies is working Ingenico Group to develop frictionless customer experience in brick-and-mortar stores, from faster customer registration and check-ins to payments. As the result of the partnership between Aila’s iPad-based Interactive Kiosk and Ingenico Group’s iSMP4 Companion, the two will work on improving in-store operations,

Subscription models start to dominate ecommerce payment trends study finds

While Visa and Mastercard continue to be the primary payment tools for ecommerce, what they are being used to pay for is changing – shoppers are opting for subscription models. So finds the Q1 2018 benchmarking report on Digital Commerce Trends in Software & Online Services

Shopping discovery service RedBrain expands across Europe – now listing more than 250m products

RedBrain has expanded its shopping discovery service across Europe and is now listing more than 250 million products for retailers across Germany, France, Italy and Spain. Using a network of shopping comparison websites – which list products for hundreds of retailers worldwide, including Nike, Curry’s and

UK shoppers want to use augmented reality on their phones to help with simple retail tasks

Almost 80% of UK shoppers want to use augmented reality on their phones to assist with basic tasks such as assembling pre-packed furniture, playing games and finding stores. Despite being in its infancy, augmented reality (AR) technology has enormous potential. AR is already enabling individuals to

1st BigCommerce European office to open in London

BigCommerce announced at London Tech Week 2018 that they will open the first BigCommerce European office in the heart of London during the third quarter of this year. BigCommerce has natural synergies with the UK are they are an Australian founded business, a country closely

ZigZag Global win big at World Post & Parcel Awards

At the 2018 World Post & Parcel Awards this Tuesday, ZigZag Global walked away with the brace of trophies winning both the 'E-Commerce' and the 'Innovation' awards. Winners and shortlisted companies alike celebrated in style at the black-tie gala dinner held at Royal Lancaster London. ZigZag

Klarna instalment payments for car repairs, parts and MOTs

Klarna has announced a partnership with EMaC a UK’s provider of service plans to the UK automotive industry. EMaC dealers can now offer their customers the ability to use Klarna’s consumer finance in store as an option for instalment payments for car repairs and vehicle

Postnord Logistics – Logistics is Boring

Logistics isn't the the most interesting part of ecommerce, essential as it is logistics is just the business of moving packets and boxes from A to B, generally from the retailer to the consumer. Most couriers offer very similar services and often their proposition to the

WorldFirst applies for Chinese payments licence

WorldFirst are the first to apply for a Chinese payments licence, required for any payments business operating in China. This bodes well for ecommerce merchants who might want to trade with the second largest economy in the world. If WorldFirst are able to operate in