The latest headlines from the world of online marketplaces and commerce
By Chris Dawson June 16, 2021 - 10:12 pm

Black Young Professionals Network Business Bootcamp with eBay

Black Young Professionals Network (BYP) are holding a Business Bootcamp with eBay aimed at assisting those wishing to start up a business. One of the speakers is a fantastic example of a black young professional, winner of the eBay for Business Awards, Patricia Otoa Ayo,

Scurri announces €9m million investment to accelerate growth

Scurri have announced a €9 million investment to accelerate growth in the U.K. market. Gresham House Ventures is leading the investment round. Existing investors including family offices represented by Millview advisory, Pa Nolan and others are continuing to support the company in this round. This

Amazon VTR updates based on merchant feedback

Amazon have made some recent Ship Confirm Amazon VTR updates to the policy requirements announced in the beginning of March this year. The good news is that they have listened and included some options for those unable to provide Amazon compliant tracking information, so

Emirates Post opts for Hurricane Commerce cross border data partner

Emirates Post, the postal operator for the UAE has invested heavily in its international parcels business with the ambition of becoming a seamless gateway and strategic logistics hub for cross-border ecommerce traffic. Hurricane will be supporting Emirates Post across various parts of its business, but

BigCommerce launches Big Open Data Solutions for merchants

BigCommerce have announced the launch of Big Open Data Solutions, a full product suite featuring both native and best-of-breed partner data solutions that give merchants the ability to aggregate, analyse, understand and use online store data to gain insight into customer behaviour to enhance decision-making

Is the future of selling off-site?

At Tamebay Live in May, Richard McGuinness, CRO, eDesk talked about 'How to build brand equity without owning the customer relationship'. You can watch this masterclass at your leisure here. Today Richard is back with Tamebay to discuss the future and ask the question as

Jit Gondalia appointed Optiseller Australian Managing Director

Optiseller, headquartered in Scotland, are expanding globally and have announced the appointment of a new managing director for Australia. The new Australian Managing Director, Jit Gondalia, joins Optiseller from Mastercard where he was Director of Digital Product Management for Europe. Prior to that, many in

Practical Actionable Post Brexit Advice on Selling to EU

Selling to the EU is frankly a bit of a mess at the moment - what with Brexit six months ago, new VAT regulations coming in on the 1st of July, and still the knotty problem of delivery duty paid to consumers to satisfy Amazon,

Wholesale marketplace Faire raises $260 million in funding

Faire, an online wholesale marketplace that recently launched in the UK and the Netherlands has raised $260 million in funding at a $7B valuation, led by Sequoia Capital. The funding round which included existing investors Lightspeed, DST, Founders Fund, Khosla, Forerunner, D1, YC, and Dragoneer

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