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Etsy Targeted Offers Will Remain to be Free

When Etsy announced targeted offers in October, the company said it would introduce the service at no charge until December 31, 2018, after that...
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ShipStation and SEKO Logistics Partnership to Help Grow Cross-Border Markets

Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider SEKO Logistics and web-based shipping services provider ShipStation announced they have formed a partnership focused on increasing the ability...

Walmart Labs Acquires Int.ai Artificial Intelligence Analytics Startup

Walmart Labs, the giant retailer's "skunk works" division which develops, tests, and researches tech innovations for its retail and online operations also operates an...

Amazon Announces Deadlines for Last Minute Shopping in UK

Yesterday Amazon detailed ordering deadlines for the US, but the company also released ordering deadlines for the U.K. on its Amazon.co.uk site. Here are the...

Etsy Testing New, Local Browsing Experience for Shoppers in The UK

Etsy makes public experiments of new features or options it is testing on its platform. In most cases only a few buyers or sellers...
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Amazon Details Order Deadlines for Christmas Delivery

Amazon Prime members can shop all the way up until Christmas Eve with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now. Additionally, all customers in the...

Alexa’s Latest Email Feature Empowers Marketers

Alexa’s new email capabilities on voice-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo and Dot and tablet devices like the Kindle Fire are causing some concern...

Wall Street Firm Morgan Stanley Downgrades eBay

On Wednesday Morgan Stanley's Brian Nowak downgraded eBay's stock to equal weight and cut its price target by 40 percent. In the note to investors, Nowak...

BigCommerce and WP Engine Partner to Bring Scalable Commerce Experiences

BigCommerce and WP Engine announced a collaboration focused on scaling eCommerce on WordPress to address the needs of mid-market and enterprise merchants looking for...

Could Zalando be the Next Target Acquisition for Amazon or Alibaba?

Zalando is likely to face a takeover bid from big eCommerce players like Amazon and Alibaba as its share price continues to dwindle. Analysts at...

Walmart and Rakuten Announce New Online Store in Japan

Rakuten and Walmart announced today they have officially opened the first Walmart eCommerce store in Japan. The store is called the "Walmart Rakuten Ichiba...

UPS New Promotion to Help Small Businesses Save Big on Holiday Shipping

As the deadline looms for small- and medium-sized businesses to capture as much business as possible during the holiday season, UPS has introduced a...

SMB’s Bombarded with Fake Reviews

Numerous small and medium-sized businesses reported that their Google My Business listings were bombarded with fake reviews, affecting both their visibility and sales. The culprits,...

eBay

Wall Street Firm Morgan Stanley Downgrades eBay

On Wednesday Morgan Stanley's Brian Nowak downgraded eBay's stock to equal weight and cut its price target by 40 percent. In the note to investors, Nowak...

eBay Raises Prices in UK for Deliveries Powered By Shutl

eBay informed sellers in the UK that prices for deliveries that are powered by Shutl will increase starting on 4 January 2019. The price change...

eBay Takes a Look Back at Its Retail Revival Program

This year eBay launches a new program called Retail Revival in the US and U.K. Working with small local businesses in selected cities, the marketplace...

Amazon

Amazon Announces Deadlines for Last Minute Shopping in UK

Yesterday Amazon detailed ordering deadlines for the US, but the company also released ordering deadlines for the U.K. on its Amazon.co.uk site. Here are the...

Amazon Details Order Deadlines for Christmas Delivery

Amazon Prime members can shop all the way up until Christmas Eve with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now. Additionally, all customers in the...

Could Zalando be the Next Target Acquisition for Amazon or Alibaba?

Zalando is likely to face a takeover bid from big eCommerce players like Amazon and Alibaba as its share price continues to dwindle. Analysts at...

Etsy

Etsy Targeted Offers Will Remain to be Free

When Etsy announced targeted offers in October, the company said it would introduce the service at no charge until December 31, 2018, after that...

Etsy to Reimburse Sellers for Foreign Transaction Fee Issue

When Etsy rolled out the new redesigned payment account, a small issue has plagued some sellers that sell their products in a currency other...

Etsy Launches New Feature to Improve Personalization of Items

Etsy said that during last year's holiday season, over 25 percent of shoppers placed requests with buyers to personalize items. To make this process more...

Other Marketplaces News

Walmart Launches Service in Nearly 4,700 Stores to Order and Pay For Online Items

Walmart announced on Tuesday their store associates can now place item orders for customers from Walmart.com via an app on their handheld touchscreen devices. This...

Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Crushes Black Friday

Another year, another gross merchandise volume record for Alibaba’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. At the stroke of midnight, when the rolling counter stopped, 2018 GMV...

Alibaba Group Ready for The Biggest Shopping Day in The World

China's Alibaba Group said it is ready for the biggest shopping day in the world on November 11, 2018. That's right, Black Friday and Cyber...

eCommerce Platform News

BigCommerce and WP Engine Partner to Bring Scalable Commerce Experiences

BigCommerce and WP Engine announced a collaboration focused on scaling eCommerce on WordPress to address the needs of mid-market and enterprise merchants looking for...

BigCommerce and WordPress Integration Now Available to All Merchants

BigCommerce announced the public release of BigCommerce for WordPress, a full-featured commerce integration for WordPress powered by BigCommerce’s scalable SaaS eCommerce platform. READ MORE: BigCommerce for...

Shopify Payments – New Feature to Automate Currency Conversion

Shopify merchants who use Shopify Payments now have a new feature to allow them to sell products in foreign currencies around the globe, but...

Payment News

New Study Says PayPal Brings Trust to Small Business Online Retailers

For small online retailers the most difficult fear to overcome with new buyers is trust and a new study suggests the PayPal brand name...

Payment Processor Square Launches Solutions Partner Program

Payment processor Square announced this week the Square Solutions Partner Program. This new program will better connect sellers of all sizes with best in...

Payment Processor BlueSnap Expands Local Payment Capabilities to Australia

The online payments technology company BlueSnap announced this week the addition of local payment processing to its All-in-One Payment Platform for B2C and B2B...

eCommerce Industry News

Could Zalando be the Next Target Acquisition for Amazon or Alibaba?

Zalando is likely to face a takeover bid from big eCommerce players like Amazon and Alibaba as its share price continues to dwindle. Analysts at...

SMB’s Bombarded with Fake Reviews

Numerous small and medium-sized businesses reported that their Google My Business listings were bombarded with fake reviews, affecting both their visibility and sales. The culprits,...

80% of UK Shoppers Will Avoid High Street Stores on Black Friday

Frimley — November 21, 2018 — Eight-in-ten UK consumers (80%) plan to avoid stores on Black Friday this year, according to research by Genesys®  (https://www.genesys.com/en-gb), the global...
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