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MarketplacesJan 21, 2014 3:37 PM By Daniela Forte
Are you thinking about expanding globally into China with your brand? There may be some things you will want to think about before entering into the Chinese market with your business.
MarketplacesJan 13, 2014 10:55 AM By Erin Lynch
While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
MarketplacesDec 24, 2013 12:40 PM By Tim Parry
I figured I’d look for a few suggestions. That’s when I found Amazon Oddities and Weirdness: The Inexpensive Strange Stuff Want to see the 10 weird items I think I’m buying with my Amazon gift card? Then check out the following pages.
MarketplacesDec 19, 2013 11:02 AM By Erin Lynch
With Christmas right around the corner, shoppers are making a mad dash to ensure all their holiday shopping is complete and shipped before next week. And while ecommerce merchants are pulling out all the stops to try to grab shopper’s attention and dollars, many, if not all, are finding it tough to compete with Amazon.
MarketplacesDec 05, 2013 12:49 PM By Daniela Forte
Rakuten saw a huge jump in visits to its ecommerce site, the rise in consumer sales and traffic began Monday before Black Friday with a spike on Thanksgiving Day and an increase the morning of Black Friday, according to a press release.
MarketplacesDec 02, 2013 4:28 PM By Tim Parry
ChannelAdvisor CEO Scot Wingo talks about how his clients have done over the 2013 Black Friday weekend in the marketplaces and the comparison shopping engines. [CLICK HERE for Multichannel Merchant's Cyber Weekend 2013 coverage] One major point is how well ChannelAdvisor’s clients are doing with Google Shopping. Wingo explains why ChannelAdvisor’s clients are seeing more […]
MarketplacesNov 13, 2013 4:21 PM By Erin Lynch
China’s largest shopping event, Single’s Day, topped nearly $6 billion in sales in just 24-hours, making it the largest single shopping day event in the world.
MarketplacesNov 10, 2013 10:57 AM By Tim Parry
Building 19 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and hired Gordon Brothers to liquidate the 10 remaining locations. The irony of New England off-price closeout retailer Building 19′s demise is that it started off in 1964 as a merchant that took advantage of other merchant’s misfortunes and failures.
MarketplacesOct 23, 2013 3:29 PM By Tim Parry
Once upon a time, merchants saw ecommerce marketplaces as a place to clear out overstock items. But the growing global economy and partnerships with brick and mortar retailers are making the marketplaces an attractive outlet for third-party merchants to sell their goods.In this executive summary from Multichannel Merchant, you will learn: Why partnering with marketplaces […]
MarketplacesOct 02, 2013 7:13 AM By Daniela Forte
Amazon is expected to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its U.S. fulfillment centers for the holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand, a 40% increase over 2012, according to a press release.