By Dan Wilson August 17, 2018 - 4:21 pm

letgo wants to reinvigorate secondhand selling with AI

Despite the origins of online marketplaces, encouraging people to sell to each other online, being in collectables, secondhand and antique products, they have increasingly started to focus onboard new goods. But letgo wants to breathe new life into selling secondhand by harnessing the powerful technologies

Zelle P2P to offer business payments service soon

Person to person (sometimes peer to peer, or P2P) payments service Zelle, which is often compared to PayPal's popular Venmo system, is reportedly eyeing up the business market. It is apparently about to launch new services and capabilities that will make it possible to pay

Ecommerce parcel volumes give bpost a boost

The national postal service in Belgium, bpost, has reported its results for the second quarter of 2018. On a basic level, the trends they experienced are identical to those seen globally: mail volumes are down but there is opportunity in the expanding parcels market. For

Jersey Post now serves Singapore and Australasia

Jersey Post continues to invest in other operators with the aim of expanding its geographical reach and serving new countries. A new stake in DAI Post now means Jersey Post serves merchants selling to Singapore and Australasia. DAI Post is a specialist Australasian and Singaporean

Walmart India now offers direct B2B payments

Walmart India business to business (B2B) ecommerce platform called BestPrice has made improvements to how payments are made and received on the marketplace. A new unified payents interface (UPI) is now available meaning that business buyers can now pay merchants directly on the site in a

Flipkart launch Flipkart Plus loyalty program

Flipkart have launched a new loyalty program known as Flipkart Plus, aiming to compete with Amazon Prime on the continent. FlipKart Plus Benefits Free Plus Delivery on thousands of products Early Plus exclusive access to Sales Earn Plus Exchange Coins for offers on shopping, food and travel Superior Plus customer

What the Etsy Impact Report says about the marketplace

As we reported last week, crafts marketplace Etsy reported its financial results to Wall St. and received a generally positive reception. We wrote about those results here: Etsy sales increase by 20% in Q218. As an addendum to those numbers, the Etsy impact report called

ShipStation launch Hermes delivery service with discounted rates

ShipStation have now launched their integration with Hermes which was first announced in March this year. ShipStation customers from the UK will now be able to access discounted rates for the Hermes delivery service through the ShipStation Carrier Services programme, which might otherwise be out

US Retailer Kroger set to launch on Alibaba

Kroger, the 2nd biggest retailer by US sales, is set to launch a store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform. Kroger generated $122.7 billion in sales last year and was the world’s third-largest retailer in terms of revenue, in the US only Walmart sell more. This is a