If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Online Marketplaces

| Ian Goldman

Retailers tend to view online marketplaces such as Amazon or Walmart as threats; however, savvier retailers are shifting their mindset and starting to look at these conglomerates more as opportunities. Here is what you need to know about selling on a marketplace.

Reynolds and Reynolds Acquires TradeMotion

| MCM Staff

Reynolds and Reynolds announced that it has acquired TradeMotion, an ecommerce solution for dealers and manufacturers to sell automotive parts and accessories online to consumers more efficiently and profitably. See what executives from the company had to say about the acquisition.

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What to Do When You Decide to Sell on Amazon

| Gene Ku

You’ve decided to sell on Amazon, so what exactly does that mean for your business? What do you need to do next? Take a look at these five steps to make selling on Amazon an easy one.

Crate and Barrel Launches a Marketplace

| MCM Staff

Crate and Barrel announced the launch of its own marketplace. See how the marketplace will provide a broader array of products for customers and what it means for the brand as a whole.

Alibaba Singles’ Day Tops 2015 Sales with Hours To Go

| Daniela Forte

Single’s Day, the mega-shopping holiday created by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., and held each 11/11, has surpassed 2015’s total of $14.3 billion, with several hours left. See what is being predicted for this shopping event and how it will impact shoppers.

The State of the (Retail) Nation

| Berkley Bowen

Whether a brand is targeting the frugal fannies or the luxury shoppers of the world there are some lessons that apply across industries and audiences today. Here are several important tips to remember when it comes to attracting today’s consumer.

eBay Expands Inventory Exposure with New Partnership

| MCM Staff

SellerActive, cloud-based inventory management and repricing solution for online sellers, has announced a partnership with eBay to provide online sellers an opportunity to expand inventory exposure. See what this means for eBay sellers.

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Ditch Amazon: The Reason Many Retailers Are Leaving

| Mike DeFabis

Is Amazon losing brands? It certainly looks that way as more brands opt to leave Amazon as a sales channel. Brands like Birkenstock and a growing list of others are opting out of Amazon. Find out why merchants are leaving and what it will mean for the marketplace giant.

What Amazon Prime Day Means for Marketplace Sellers

| Daniela Forte

In 2015, the first annual Amazon Prime Day was a huge success for the marketplace and it returns again this year with plans of exceeding last year’s sale success. But what does this mean for third-party marketplace sellers? See what third-party marketplace sellers should expect on Amazon Prime Day.