The latest headlines from the world of online marketplaces and commerce
By Dan Wilson April 25, 2018 - 11:03 pm

BigCommerce is getting bigger: $64m in new investment

BigCommerce, the ecommerce and online shop provider for merchants, has successfully attracted $64 million in new investment. The funding round was led by Goldman Sachs and includes money from current investors General Catalyst, GGV Capital and Tenaya Capital. The new round means that all told

Have you been impacted by the TSB banking outage?

UK bank TSB has been the victim of technical problems this week. Have you been affected and are the problems resolved? We'd love to hear from you because there are lots of mixed messages. TSB says all is well but many customers seem to be

Walmart team up with DoorDash to compete with Amazon

The latest development in the war to deliver online groceries sees Walmart team up with DoorDash to power Walmart’s Online Grocery program in the Atlanta area. The company will expand their reach with Walmart across the US in the near future with the aim to

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,

Yodel ‘Have Your Say’ celebrate 5 millionth customer feedback

Yodel have received their five millionth response to the Yodel 'Have Your Say' customer survey. Over 7,000 Yodel customers now share feedback via the award winning ‘Have Your Say’ platform every day, providing the parcel carrier with valuable insight into customer experiences. The five millionth ‘Have

Buyer email addresses hidden by PayPal say sellers

Tamebay readers are starting to notice that eBay buyer email addresses are no longer appearing in PayPal payments - not in email notifications nor when you log into your PayPal account. This appears to be a recent change and is rolling out to some seller's

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