What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Dan Wilson October 16, 2018 - 2:01 pm

35% of shoppers more likely to buy online with interest-free monthly installments

35% of consumers will be more likely to make a purchase online if offered the ability to pay in interest-free monthly installment payments, according to a survey by Splitit. Even more notable, 47% of online shoppers surveyed claimed that a payment solution offering zero interest

Amazon takes 2.1% of total USA consumer spend

Research from has examined how much of the USA consumer spend and retail is going to Amazon and the results are fascinating. They reckon that os all the dollars pent in the USA by households is equal to 2.1% of the total. Based on detailed

Sage honour military veterans including Tradebox’s Stephen Bales

Founding director and MD of Tradebox Stephen Bales has been selected by Sage to be part of a unique showcase of 50 military veterans from across the world to form the Sage Power 50. How do you build a life after the battlefield? For many former

cs.cart launches Multi-Vendor Plus product

Ecommerce provider cs.cart has launched a more advanced version of its marketplace and ecommerce management software called Multi-Vendor Plus. The enhanced product brings a selection of more advanced merchant services that are suited specifically to bigger retailers. The marketplace package is a way to start and

Shopify opens a physical shop in Los Angeles

Ecommerce platform Shopifyhas opened a new physical bricks and mortar store that it hopes will become a hub for its merchant community. Billed as Shopify LA, it's located in downtown Los Angeles at ROW DTLA, which is a trendy commercial centre. Our new space in downtown

Last call for ‘Opportunities for International Growth’ webinar 17th Nov

It's time to register for Tamebay's Opportunities for International Growth Webinar taking place on Wednesday next week, if you've not already done so. Revealing the results from a survey of Tamebay readers, the webinar in partnership with GFS  will reveal where online merchants are seeing

fulfilmentcrowd and EKM strike sales platform partnership

Two UK ecommerce firms have joined forces to offer merchants with more webshop services. Preston-based ecommerce website provider ekm and Chorley-based fulfilmentcrowd struck the deal following integration of the companies’ respective platforms. The partnership will see webshop customers being able to make use of fulfilmentcrowd’s cost-effective

Shopify launches new service to protect merchants from chargebacks

Ecommerce shopfront provider Shopify is bolstering the fraud protection it offers merchants with the launch of Fraud Protect. It is now available to a small group of merchants based in the United States but a further roll out is expected in the coming months. Merchants

CANCAN and WorldFirst rollout Alipay and WeChat payments across Europe

CANCAN together with WorldFirst have announced the launch of a payments and marketing platform that enables the two most popular Chinese payments methods – Alipay and WeChat Pay – across Europe and around the world. CANCAN’s platform handles and facilitate promotions and payments instore, in-app and