Ending weeks of back and forth, Walmart confirmed it is making a $16 billion investment in Indian ecommerce marketplace Flipkart, giving it a 77% stake, increasing its presence in the rapidly growing market and edging out a bid from rival Amazon.
After testing the waters, Amazon has stopped bidding on product listing ads on Google Shopping, according to data from marketing agency Merkle, opening the door for home goods sellers in their absence. See what this decision means for sellers, and what might be behind it.
In 2017, $142 billion of Amazon’s sales went directly through the Buy Box, and nearly half of that amount went back into the pockets of third-party sellers. Here are four lessons that can help you land in the lucrative Buy Box.
Leading Latin American online marketplace provider Mercado Libre is adding its first distribution centers, building two in Mexico to help improve its logistics in that country and better compete with Amazon.
Many retailers are looking to learn from Amazon’s extraordinary success as they seek to grow their own business, researching and analyzing to get ahead of the game. Here are 5 lessons from Spiffy CEO Scott Wingo, who for years tracked all things Amazon as CEO of ChannelAdvisor.
In an effort to drive more customers to full-year memberships, Amazon is raising its monthly Prime membership fees by $2, while leaving the yearly subscription fee at $99. See what changes Amazon is making to its seller fees, and which categories are affected.
Every channel in the shopper’s path to purchase is expected to play a major role this holiday season, according to a study by Astound Commerce that detailed several key success factors for retailers. See what these factors are and how retailers can benefit from them.
Godiva is expanding its reach beyond selling on its own website and Amazon to grocery chains including Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, Walgreens, Costco, BJ’s and Albertsons. Here is how it is making its brand more available to the masses.
Toys ‘R’ Us announced it is launching an online marketplace in 2018, less than two weeks after declaring bankruptcy and saying it will keep its stores open through the process. The move makes Toys ‘R’ Us more competitive with eBay, where it has maintained an online store for more than a decade.
eBay announced Image Search and Find It On eBay, new experiences for shoppers to use pictures instead of words to search eBay’s catalog of 1.1 billion items. See how this is changing the way people are shopping and how it offers a more personalized experience for customers.