Prepping for Amazon Prime Day

| Mike O'Brien

As Amazon Prime Day number 3 approaches – which will most likely fall around July 12, possibly featuring deals running for a week – there are different approaches merchants can take in response to the new mega-ecommerce event, sort of a U.S. version of Singles Day in China.

eBay Launches Price Match Guarantee

| MCM Staff

eBay launched a Price Match Guarantee on more than 50,000 deals in the United States. Here is what this means for eBay and how many items are being offered within the price match guarantee program.

Walmart.com Top Choice of Amazon Sellers Looking to Expand

| Mike O'Brien

The highest number of respondents to a January survey of Amazon sellers – 29%- said they planned to expand to Walmart.com in 2017, an indication of growing interest in the channel. Nearly half of them said it makes up 80% or more of their sales, with home/kitchen goods the most popular category. See what else the survey found.

Walmart Transforms Its Ecommerce in the Age of Amazon

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is taking the bull by the horns in its efforts to compete with Amazon, with a slew of rapid changes primarily spearheaded by its head of domestic ecommerce Marc Lore, founder and CEO of Jet.com. See what industry experts had to say about how Walmart is positioning itself against Amazon.

Chinese Ecommerce Spending More than UK, U.S. Combined

| Mike O'Brien

A new report from the Boston Consulting Group found that Chinese ecommerce spending was $750 billion in 2016, more than the U.S. and the UK combined, while it’s growing at 20% per year, twice as fast as those markets. See what else the report found, including China’s booming mobile commerce use.