What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Lauren Fruncillo July 29, 2021 - 2:23 pm

Twitter grab a piece of ecommerce pie with Shop Module

Earlier in the year Twitter let us know that they were testing out the potential for shopping on their platform. This week Twitter have announced the launch of a pilot of the Shop Module, a feature that allows them to explore how shoppable profiles can

Consumers desire more authentic eco-transparency

Bazaarvoice’s Influenster community has revealed that consumers desire eco-transparency from brands now more than ever. Consumers are really keen on bettering themselves as sustainable shoppers in a bid to bring oceans back from the brink. This means that a lot of pressure is being put on

£3m Klarna Small Business Support Package for SME recovery

A new £3m Klarna Small Business Support Package has been launched today, to help British SMEs recover from the pandemic. The package comes as new research reveals a quarter (24%) of SMEs aren’t confident their business will survive the next two years with 46% of

Social Commerce in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Hassan Mikail, head of Shipa Ecommerce, has over 20 years combined experience in the digital, marketing & global partnerships. He has spent the last 11 years building scalable technology systems for businesses that are both consumer facing and merchant friendly, with a key focus on

BigCommerce acquires feed optimization platform Feedonomics

BigCommerce have announced their acquisition of feed optimization platform Feedonomics to help merchants increase cross-channel sales. As a full-service data feed management platform, Feedonomics helps mid-market and enterprise merchants succeed on hundreds of advertising channels and marketplaces by ingesting, unifying, enhancing, and syndicating product data, and

Money for nothing – The Apprenticeship Levy

Adrian Grove, Business Development Director at Qube Learning, wants to spread the word about the generous funding available to SMEs to boost their workforce before the funds are returned to government coffers. It's basically money for nothing with the apprenticeship levy pot sitting their waiting

IOSS number submission now easier with Royal Mail

Good news for those that use Royal Mail, they've made it possible to enter an order by order IOSS number rather than IOSS number submission at account level. "If you import orders by spreadsheet, including Click & Drop Desktop, we have added a new IOSS number

Former Farfetch team launches online marketplace for gardeners

A new online marketplace for gardeners has been launched in the UK by former Farfetch execs. Sproutl, as it is named is a new online marketplace that celebrates the best brands and businesses in the gardening industry. That's not all, they've also announced $9 million

Shopware TV ecommerce VOD service launched today

Shopware breaks new ground when it comes to infotainment: today the software provider released a video-on-demand service with content about all things ecommerce. In doing so, Shopware becomes the first company to launch such a project, making it a pioneer in the industry. The free

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