The latest headlines from the world of online marketplaces and commerce
By Dan Wilson March 24, 2017 - 8:01 am

£100 Amazon vouchers up for grabs on Tamebay

There are still two more chances to win a £100 Amazon giftcard when you complete the Tamebay 2017 Annual Survey. Already we've had two happy winners who have received their prizes and hopefully blown it on something nice. And the sooner you get involved, the greater

Amazon Prime Now comes to Alexa

In what could be one of the easiest and quickest ways to shop for goods, Amazon Prime Now, the within-two-hours window delivery service on selected goods in selected area, will now be coming to Alexa (Amazon's voice activated assistant.) Previously Amazon Prime Now Prime Now

Facebook and Google now paying full tax, says Australia

The threat of punitive taxes, changes to the law and a great deal of diligence mean that the Australian government will raise an additional 2 billion Australian dollars (£1.2bn) in this tax year on multi-national corporations operating in Australia. Companies such as Facebook and Google with

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Volo embraces Amazon Web Services

Multichannel software provider Volo Commerce is embracing the cloud with an eye on enhancing customer automation and productivity by connecting its platform with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Amazon API Management platform provides a high-performance, scalable and secure architecture that enables efficient communication between customers’ software

Pentagon announce new international offices around the world at Retail Without Borders

Laurence Guy, CEO and founder of Pentagon who host Retail Without Borders kicked off today's conference talking about how it's easier than ever to start selling on marketplaces around the world. Recent events such as the US raising the de minimus threshold to $800 means selling

eBay CEO Devin Wenig predicts big changes to High Street stores soon

eBay CEO Devin Wenig took his opportunity at the annual Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas this week to look at the future of eBay (looking in particular at the importance of swift delivery) but also to consider how the High Street is responding. In particular

Amazon set to acquire

One of the key players in ecommerce in the Middle East,, is about to be acquired by Amazon according to reports. The Dubai based firm is said to have fetched a $650m - $750m million price tag. It's apparently the most valuable internet company

Retail without Borders: The show will go on.

What with the awful events in Westminster today, people heading to Pentagon's Retail Without Borders event at the QEII Centre in London (in the heart of Westminster) on Thursday might have been wondering if it will be impacted and whether they should travel down for