In our position paper, we examine the history of marketplaces from inception through to the present day, including:

• What a marketplace is
• Today's marketplace market
• Alternative marketplace models
• Retailers with marketplaces
• The future for marketplaces

Read our Marketplaces Position Paper

By Chris Dawson April 25, 2018 - 1:16 pm

Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube device coming soon

An enigmatic page has appeared on Amazon for a Fire TV Cube product which hasn't yet been announced. Details are sparse, but it would appear likely that it's a bigger version of the Amazon Fire TV range and will have Amazon Alexa functionality built in -

Retail Without Borders Tokyo registration now open

Pentagon's Retail Without Borders conference has always been an international focused event, but now they're going global with the very first Retail Without Borders Tokyo to be held on the 23rd of May in Japan. With their reputation for bringing together established international retailers and world

Nikin Patel is new eBay Director of Consumer-to-Consumer Selling

eBay are the original consumer to consumer (C2C) selling site so it's no surprise to see them appoint a new Director of Consumer-to-Consumer Selling in the UK. Nikin Patel takes up the position as eBay continues to make online and mobile selling quicker and simpler,

Read the Tamebay Marketplace Fulfilment Position Paper

Following the launch in February of four channels to segregate news into different areas of interest (Merchants, Retails and Brands, Suppliers and Industry Insiders), we announced the launch of new Tamebay Topic pages. Alongside each topic you'll find an in depth Tamebay Position Paper to

Etsy on GDPR: advice for merchants

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming. Are you ready? And when it comes to Etsy on GDPR, and what merchants need to know, help is at hand. Esty has made information available here. You can read more about Etsy on GDPR here too.

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is greeted by boos in Berlin

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos didn't receive a warm welcome in Berlin last night. Trade unionists booed him as he arrived for a gala dinner and prize giving in the German capital. It isn't always easy being the world's richest man. German trade union Verdi doesn't much

Changes are coming to Etsy policies in May

The marketplace is making changes to Etsy policies and you should have received an email with details. In particular the focus is on data and transparency. We've detailed the major changes below. Don't forget that by continuing to use the Etsy services on or after May

Amazon in-car deliveries now available for Prime members

Amazon in-car deliveries have just launched for Amazon Prime members who have a connected car that works with Amazon Key. The service is available for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and Volvo owners of the latest cars when they order from Amazon at no extra cost

4 Reasons Why You Should be Selling Online in the Southern Hemisphere

We’ve partnered with InterCultural Elements to bring you a 10 part video series to give you a head start on expanding your sales to new territories. Over the next weeks it will form a step by step guide to your international expansion. If you've missed any