Shopify Merchants Can Now Sell On Walmart.com Through New Partnership

Walmart Shopify Partnership

Shopify and Walmart partner to launch a channel enabling Shopify merchants to sell their products on Walmart.com. This marks the first time Walmart has partnered with a commerce platform empowering small to medium-sized businesses to sell through its online marketplace. According to Walmart, over 120 million Americans visit walmart.com every month, discovering and buying an […]

Amazon Offers New Lending Program in Partnership With Marcus by Goldman Sachs

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Amazon Lending is announcing a new partnership with Marcus by Goldman Sachs which allows them to offer a Marcus Business Line of Credit built specifically for Amazon sellers based in the U.S. Eligible sellers will receive invitations via Seller Central to apply with Marcus for the Line of Credit. Amazon started to notify some sellers […]

3M Fights Fraud on Amazon – Takes Legal Action Against Sellers

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3M filed a legal action in federal court in California, asserting that a seller on Amazon defrauded its customers by charging grossly inflated prices for fake, defective, and damaged respirator products. The lawsuit alleges that Mao Yu and his affiliated companies falsely advertised as third-party sellers on Amazon under the 3M brand. The defendants, according […]

Viagogo and StubHub Acquisition CMA Investigation Reaches New Phase

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The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned that the loss of competition brought about by the merger between Viagogo and StubHub could cause customers who buy and resell tickets losing out because of higher prices and fewer options. Viagogo purchased StubHub in February 2020 from eBay. Both ticket marketplaces have a significant presence […]

eBay Launches Dark Mode on IOS and Android Mobile Apps

eBay Dark Mode

eBay has launched Dark Mode on its eBay native devices. Dark Mode is designed to ease the shopping experience, honor device settings, create more accessibility and provide best-in-class service to customers. The online marketplace is now one of the first ecommerce companies to launch Dark Mode on iOS and Dark Theme on Android and it […]

Amazon Lawsuits Go After Fraudulent Affiliate Marketers

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Amazon stopped multiple affiliate marketing fraud schemes across the United States to protect customers from bogus emails and phone calls. Amazon filed three lawsuits in Georgia, Michigan, and Texas to stop fraudulent affiliate marketing schemes. The schemes identified in the lawsuits spammed email addresses with Amazon branded-emails to entice those receiving the emails to click […]

eBay Updates Seller Community on Its Performance – But Will It Stick?

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eBay’s Jordan Sweetnam, Senior Vice President and General Manager Americas updated the seller community on the company’s progress as it navigates through the coronavirus pandemic and settles in having a new CEO. Much of this information is similar to eBay’s financial guidance update to investors on its second-quarter 2020. In the update, the company said […]

eBay Announces June is Traffic Month – Insights on How Sellers Can Grow Their Business

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eBay announces June is Traffic Month, a month’s worth of insights on how sellers can partner to drive traffic to their listings and connect buyers with what they’re selling. Over the next month, sellers will find helpful content across eBay for Business Facebook, podcast, YouTube, and on its announcement board, including chats with eBay leaders and sellers, […]

Here is How Bad Amazon Price Gouging Detection Fails

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As states issued stay-at-home orders because of the coronavirus pandemic and more shoppers went online to purchase essential goods in March and April, law enforcement officials called on Amazon and other online marketplaces to address thousands of complaints of price gouging. In late March and most of April, the focus was on essential products such […]

Amazon Plans Fashion Summer Sales Event Starting June 22

Amazon Summer Sale

With Prime Day likely moving further back into the Summer or early Fall, Amazon still plans to jump-start the summer season with a sale. CNBC reports that Amazon has notified invited sellers that it will host a summer sale expected to last 7 to 10 days. “We are having the Biggest Summer Sale event to […]