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Marketplaces ARCHIVE

How to Maintain Healthy Multichannel Inventory Management  Oct 03, 2012 3:10 AM By Fred Lizza

As more merchants are listing products in multiple marketplaces like eBay or Amazon to reach potential buyers, they aren

Holiday Tips from Multichannel Merchant Readers  Oct 02, 2012 1:58 AM By MCM staff

In August, we asked our readers to give us their top tips for the holiday season. These are the top-3 responses.

Online Sellers Could Get Loans from Amazon  Sep 28, 2012 9:23 PM By Erin Lynch

Although publicly the ecommerce company is keeping mum, it looks as though Amazon.com will soon offer loans to some of its Amazon sellers.

Social Networks Turning Into Ecommerce Marketplaces  Sep 20, 2012 12:32 AM By Manish Chowdhary

Although social networks are booming, they have not yet taken off on the commerce side. Yet on Facebook, there is the clear ability for merchants to set up stores where customers can actually buy from beginning to end.

The State of Online Marketplaces 2012  Sep 11, 2012 9:31 AM By MCM staff

While the number of marketplaces has grown over the past year, online retailers face challenges offering the same level of product detail, transparency and logistical support from marketplace sales that their shoppers have come to expect. The Merchantry Report details the results of an online marketplace mystery shopping study commissioned by Merchantry and conducted by eCommerce consultancy the e-tailing group in August 2012.

How Google Shopping will Disrupt Online Retail  Sep 06, 2012 10:41 PM By MCM staff

Soon, retailers’ free ride on Google will be over, and they will have to adapt to the change to Google Shopping. So what should online merchants be aware of to acclimate themselves with the new Google Shopping?

5 Things Retailers Must Do to Prepare for the Holidays  Sep 05, 2012 3:43 AM By Stephen Bulger

Holiday planning can consist of many things, from sales and marketing plans, to gearing up for heavier operations and order fulfillment. Here are five things you can do as a merchant to help make the holidays less stressful and more prosperous.

The Customer Experience No Longer Ends at Checkout  Aug 21, 2012 2:08 AM By MCM staff

Consumers are most satisfied with the checkout process, the variety of products or brands offered and the ability to track their purchases. Online shoppers are least satisfied with the flexibility to choose a delivery date, rerouting packages and the hassle of returning or exchanging unwanted items.

Growing Your Business: Spin-off or Start-up?  Aug 02, 2012 12:32 AM By MCM staff

Spin-offs and start-ups can be growth opportunities for companies with strong core businesses because they create new revenue streams. Question is, when should you consider developing a spin-off, and when should you consider a start-up?

Will Google Shopping Cannibalize Marketplace Sales?  Aug 01, 2012 8:29 PM By MCM staff

Eoin Comerford is worried that Google Shopping could cannibalize his sales on the Amazon Marketplace channel. And, for that matter, that the items he’s selling via Amazon will rank higher in Google Shopping than items he’s selling at Moosejaw.com.






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