What's been happening in the wider world of ecommerce that could affect how you run your marketplace business
By Chris Dawson May 21, 2017 - 8:04 pm

Are reviews trustworthy if companies go legal every time they get a poor rating?

What would it be like if everyone threatened to sue whenever they were left bad feedback? We've seen it occasionally in the past where a seller received negative feedback, or even in one instance where it was only a neutral feedback that was left. Over the

Video update on Pricesearcher – Up to 2x your Google conversion rate

Would you like to attract traffic to your website with a conversion rate that's twice what you'd get compared with traffic from Google? I sat down to talk with Sam, the founder of Pricesearcher and that's the results he tells me that some retailers using

Book now for Lengow Day in Paris 11/10/17

Lengow Day 2017 will be held on the 11th of October in Paris. Hundreds of retailers will attend from 15 countries plus partners and speakers from across the continent. Marketplace sellers are somewhat spoilt in the UK, for mainstream sellers if you've ticked the eBay and

Walmart online sales jump 63% year on year

US retailer Walmart, who also run a successful marketplace service for third-party sellers, has reported stunning results for the first quarter of 2017. The period saw a 63% leap in online sales over the period year on year. The total value of sales increased 69%

Alibaba reports revenues are up 60% year on year

Alibaba has reported excellent results for the first quarter of 2017 and the full year to the end of March. The company reported revenue of RMB38,579 million (US$5,605 million), that's an increase of 60% year-on-year. The number of active buyers the Chinese retail marketplaces reached

Choosing an ecommerce management system for your business

It’s a question we get asked a great deal (and several sellers quizzed Chris and I at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst this week: “which multi-channel/ecommerce management software system should I choose?” There are a number of options and great variety in the services available. But our answer is

Reflections on ChannelAdvisor Catalyst 2017

David Brackin of Stuff U Sell is a regular contributor to Tamebay. Here he reflects on  ChannelAdvisor Catalyst in Manchester: While there are many other important conferences, ChannelAdvisor's Catalyst remains the premier event in the internet retailer's calendar. It has been so for as long as I

Alibaba sign growth pact with Pakistan

Alibaba, affiliate Ant Financial and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan have agreed to “foster growth” of exports from the South Asian country’s small and medium-sized enterprises. They will provide training to Pakistan’s small businesses to better use Alibaba’s platforms and e-commerce in general. The

ChannelAdvisor Catalyst: Marketplace panel with eBay and others look to the future

David Brackin of Stuff U Sell is a regular contributor to Tamebay. Here he reports the 'Marketplace Madness' session at Catalyst: Following on from David Spitz's keynote in the morning at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst in Manchester outlining the terrifying power of the "fully-oprational battlestation", Amazon, the afternoon kicked-off