By Chris Dawson April 6, 2018 - 1:27 pm

Do retailers understand what a marketplace is?

It's been an interesting year already with the news that Halfords marketplace is to close and the question has to be asked if retailers really understand what a marketplace is when they open one on their ecommerce website. In the UK, GAME, Halfords, Tesco and Gameseek

Marketplaces 2018: GAME

This post about GAME is part of Tamebay’s January 2018 Marketplaces series sponsored by Flubit. To find a full list of marketplaces we've written about this month, visit our Marketplaces 2018 page here. Web address: Marketplace Overview You'll likely have seen GAME on the UK High Street.

Meet the company: GAME Marketplace

GAME Marketplace is a relatively new proposition in the UK for marketplace retailers, but we've already heard of some fantastic success stories. We wanted to know more about what GAME Marketplace has to offer online sellers and why you should consider selling on the marketplace,


You'll likely have seen GAME on the UK High Street. They sell video and computer games, DVDs, gaming kit such as consoles and also other tech items. But they also encourage sellers to plug into their own marketplace set-up. But they don't talk about that

110 retailers now have a Mirakl powered marketplace

Mirakl, the marketplace solutions provider, grew massively in 2016 and their growth shows no signs of slowing, demonstrating the huge interest from retailers to transform themselves into marketplaces expanding choice and selection. Key highlights from 2016 include: 77% year-over-year customer count increase, with 110 customers operating marketplaces

Game issues pre-Christmas profit warning

Game, the retailer who added a marketplace to their website in March this year to boost sales, has issued a profits warning just day's before Christmas. Game cite challenging conditions in the UK retail market with total sales for the video games market down 13.5% year

Game Marketplace: Your questions answered

There are only ever three questions that matter to sellers when considering selling on a new marketplace. In order of importance they are: 1) Do they have any buyers/what are they doing to attract buyers? 2) Do they have categories for my products? and; 3)

GAME launch GAME Marketplace in the UK

GAME is launching GAME Marketplace to compete directly with the likes of Amazon and Rakuten in the UK. Already live with over 40 sellers, naturally there is a focus on gaming products but "Coming Soon" categories suggest that their goals are more than just appealing to

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