OnBuy News

By Chris Dawson October 16, 2019 - 8:00 am

OnBuy announce new focus on Refurbished Electronics

OnBuy are to provide more choice for its customers with the introduction of a dedicated department for refurbished electronics for the first time, following a significant increase in demand. This move comes as consumers are increasingly realising the advantages of buying refurbished products with both

‘Amazon’s bureaucracy is downright Kafkaesque:’ an Amazon seller

“I’m nervous selling on Amazon. The sales are good, but Amazon’s bureaucracy is downright Kafkaesque. There are too many stories of people being suspended, or having their documents rejected, for obscure reasons," says an Amazon seller, Dandelion, echoing concerns of many merchants trading on the

OnBuy growth hits £12m GMV with 3,000 active sellers

OnBuy growth has been impressive, fast and is now starting to accelerate exponentially from their modest beginnings reporting hitting £12m GMV run rate with expectations of growing this to £150m GMV over the next three years by 2022. Latest OnBuy growth figures released by the marketplace

70% of Brits demand pop-up shops to ‘revitalise’ retail, but what would make them abandon one?

The majority (70%) of British consumers demand pop-up shops as a solution to excite waning in-store shopping experiences with experiential initiatives, says research by OnBuy. The research polled 1,424 British consumers to stay on track with the changing dynamic of customer shopping preferences. According to the survey,

Cas Paton announced as finalist in NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Cas Paton, founder of OnBuy, has reached the finals of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the ‘Disruptor of the Year’ category for the South West region. The influential and highly respected Disruptor of the Year Award recognises the hard work that purpose-driven entrepreneurs deliver

What are shoppers’ omnichannel buying preferences?

With online shopping becoming increasingly widespread, it comes as no surprise that more and more people are relying on it over traditional shopping. Data from Eurostat is showing that 82% of Brits are shopping online monthly. However, have Brits completely ditched traditional shopping? Or are

85% of Brits are skeptical of social commerce over bad experiences

The majority of British consumers are sceptical of social commerce over bad experiences, causing them to doubt the service, says new report 'Brits’ less trusting of shopping on social media' by OnBuy. The research polled 1,424 British consumers on their attitude towards social commerce and using

‘Selling on one marketplace is not enough:’ Cas Paton of OnBuy

'Selling on one marketplace is not enough,' is what Cas Paton of OnBuy tells marketplace sellers aiming to expand their businesses. OnBuy recently sponsored a new Tamebay ebook 46 New Marketplaces which aims to serves as a guide for sellers wishing trade on multiple marketplaces. Speaking

What are the most desirable products to resell in the future?

Home technology items will be the most desirable products to resell in the years to come, according to research by Online marketplace conducted a survey to discover which areas 1,784 consumers are interested in investing in the future. Gaming and recreational tech have led for

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