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Marketplaces

The past, present and future for online marketplaces; from the first sale made to the success they are today. Learn from what's been and understand what's to come.  If you’re looking for a UK marketplace, why not check out Flubit.com?
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By Chris Dawson April 22, 2019 - 11:00 am

Veo Marketplace aims to be most Earth Friendly on planet

Today is Earth Day, an annual event celebrated on the 22nd of April with events held to demonstrate support for environmental protection, so what better day to announce a new marketplace Veo, which launches in June and promising to be the most Earth friendly marketplace

‘Any money that I make, I make for myself:’ Dog in a Box founder

"Any money that I make, I make for myself," is how eBay's 14-year-old entrepreneur, Tommy Howard, founder of Dog in a Box describes his life after joining the marketplace as a seller. Tommy Howard, an eBay children's toyseller is an exception as an underage merchant who

Will Amazon book giveaway affect merchants?

Amazon US have announced yesterday an Amazon book giveaway incentive in honour of World Book Day in the US to encourage reading books from around the globe. Then UK World Book Day was on the 5th of March, and the US is on the 23rd

A year in review: eBay Diversity and Inclusion 2018 report

"We believe that real progress in D&I (diversity and inclusion) will come only when everyone is a part of it," is the attitude eBay have when it comes to their sellers, says the eBay Diversity and Inclusion report for 2018. 'Don’t discuss politics, religion, race and

Amazon disposal of stock instead of returning to merchant

A Tamebay reader who sells on Amazon has an unusual problem with some stock that has gone astray. It appears the stock went down the Amazon disposal route instead of being returned to the merchant. We wanted to ask if anyone has had a similar

Amazon China to shut down in July

Amazon China will shut down it's local retail operations and marketplace in China according to Bloomberg. Amazon have thrown in the towel in China and not only will local selling shut, but also their third party marketplace meaning that sellers will no longer be able

Tmall New Products dedicated gateway on Mobile Taobao app

Alibaba have launched a new dedicated gateway for consumers to find Tmall New Products products on its sister Mobile Taobao app. The move comes as Tmall looks to reinforce its position as a branding powerhouse, as well as the go-to platform for brands making product

Amazon faces new antitrust probe over dominance abuse

Amazon are facing a new antitrust probe over alleged dominance abuse in ecommerce and logistics service on Amazon.com. The Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) has launched a preliminary investigation yesterday against five Amazon groups including Amazon Services Europe, Amazon Europe, Amazon EU, Amazon Italia Services and

Research Test: Does using eBay Best Offer increase sales?

David Brackin is the managing director of Stuff U Sell, the leading eBay trading assistant in the UK and a regular Tamebay contributor. Today David reports on the results of testing the eBay Best Offer feature to establish how using (or not using) it impacts