What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Dan Wilson April 26, 2017 - 10:42 pm

Marketplaces: Introducing

It's always good to see a new player on the UK online marketplace scene and the latest new site to catch our eye is Last week I was able to catch up with Buuy co-founder Justin Hodnett to talk about how it's all going. Their

ChannelAdvisor announce new strategic partnership with eBay

ChannelAdvisor have announced a new strategic partnership with eBay. ChannelAdvisor manages billions of dollars in annual sales on eBay, and through this strategic partnership the companies will jointly implement programs to help enable growth for eBay and ChannelAdvisor clients. “Since our founding 16 years ago, eBay

Lengow attack the B2B market with Amazon Business and Cdiscount Pro

Lengow has worked with over 3600 online retailers trading Business to Consumer (B2C) since 2009. Responding to new market trends, the platform is now complementing their service by offering online retailers the opportunity to trade on Europe’s biggest Business to Business (B2B) marketplaces. Lengow users

New features announced for Shopify Plus

Shopify Plus recently made some announcements about new features they've recently launched and in this piece we take a look at what they are. LaunchPad: This app for Shopify Plus merchants helps you plan and automate all of the activities necessary to execute a flash sale,

InternetRetailing Expo Video: How to get an invite to sell on Tesco Marketplace

Tamebay took part in two conference sessions in the Marketplace Theatre at the InternetRetailing Expo. The videos for all sessions from the Expo are now available to view online on the InternetRetailing Expo website. Today you can view the fireside chat with Rafael Orta, Director of

5 Reasons why you should use Google Local Inventory Ads

Evolving consumer buying habits have led to high expectations when it comes to customer buying journeys and prompt product delivery. Over 80% of online shoppers are prepared to go in-store if they can check product availability online and in advance, and more than a third

Easter woes from Amazon, eBay freebie packaging delays and possible Royal Mail strikes {video}

This week we look at Amazon seller woes over Easter weekend despatches on bank holidays, problems with eBay branded packaging after a surge in demand after eBay Shops coupons landed in early April and there are possible Royal Mail strikes around the corner. To find more

3 New free must-have mobile apps for your warehouse

Following the launch of their free Goods In Scanner Android App, the guys at Peoplevox have released another three apps to help run your warehouse. Created by Peoplevox Labs, the R&D arm of Peoplevox, the easy to use apps feature in-built barcode scanning and can be

eBay, Alibaba and Etsy make case against GST on online imports to Australia

The Australian Government is currently considering a GST (Goods and Services Tax) that would impact anyone exporting goods into Australia. Under the current consultation by the Australian Senate, a number of companies involved have made submissions explaining why this move would lumber them with cumbersome

Linnworks integrates with Amazon Business

One of Amazon most recent offerings to sellers is the launch of Amazon Business. It's previously been available to users in the US and Germany and now it's available in the UK. It's a service honed to business and institutional shoppers who want to enjoy the

Shopial acquired by Magento and forms core of Magento Social

Magento Commerce announced at Imagine 2017 some major enhancements to its flagship product, Magento Commerce Cloud, including new capabilities for shipping, content management, social commerce, payments, and business intelligence. The social commerce offering will be powered by Shopial (formerly EasySocialShop which we've written about in the

Introducing ‘The Food Market’

The Food Market was founded by Wendy Snowdon, with 5 years experience at Amazon, running Books, then 6 years as Head of Digital / Head of Business Development at Play. It's also backed by the founders of, and The Food Market Proposition Focusing on

Flubit marketplace launch, Pricesearcher, IRX 2017, Amazon Business and VAT {video}

Here's our latest video round up where we look at some of the companies we met at IRX such as Flubit and Pricesearcher, look at Amazon's new VAT returns service and the launch of Amazon Business. Also, new eBay Shops fees apply and you can get

If we shopped offline like we do online…

The reason I've always loved InternetRetailing Expo is the people that attend. They come from all walks of life and I'm constantly amazed at the breadth of knowledge and experience they have of the Internet industry. One such person I met this year is Rebecca

Last call for the Tamebay survey: bag £100 to spend on Amazon

We already have some happy winners. And our thank you for filling out the annual 2017 Tamebay survey is entry into a draw for for a £100 Amazon voucher and this is your last chance. Check out the Tamebay Survey 2017 here. If you haven't

First interview with Flubit at IRX on the launch of their new marketplace

Following the news of Flubit launching a full UK marketplace, I was lucky enough to catch Andy Stephen, Head of Partnerships at Flubit for his first interview on the day the marketplace launched. Andy, as was most of the ecommerce world, was in Birmingham at the

How to sell on the new Flubit marketplace is the marketplace of SKU Cloud the newest UK marketplace which launched today. With one simple integration, an online sellers entire product catalogue is available and selling on SKU Cloud’s multiple digital destinations, including;, Mighty Deals, On The Dot and Mirror Tech and Games. SKU

ChannelAdvisor to add support for Fruugo

ChannelAdvisor have announced it will offer support for the Fruugo marketplace and have integrated with this global marketplace to enable its customers to expand their international reach. Fruugo is a unique, fully localised, global marketplace where shoppers in 32 countries can buy products from retailers around

WeChat ecommerce and payments coming to the UK and Europe

The biggest social media platform in China, WeChat, has revealed it will be coming to the UK and other parts of Europe in the not too distant future. They will be opening up their ecommerce platform and payments services to European merchants to sell to

plentymarkets announce first marketplace plugin for Etsy

plentymarkets have added the facility for developers to create plugins to their solution. As part of the upgrade, their own staff developed plugins for each area of plentymarkets. Today plentymarkets have announced that Etsy is the first marketplace to be connected to their Software via plugin