Ecommerce in the Middle East is something of a paradox. Internet use is high and consumers have money to spend, but the ecosystem lags behind.
Southeast Asia is a fast-growing market for ecommerce, but Amazon and other western companies are notably absent. Local marketplaces lead the way.
Amazon is not known for giving money back to its sellers, but the new Brand Referral Bonus program pays 10% of sales generated from off-Amazon traffic.
We look at the best US and UK websites for sourcing liquidation and clearance stock, with tips for buying profitable lots to sell online.
The pandemic has caused ecommerce to boom, but return scams have grown even faster. Shoppers can even hire someone to get refunds for them.
Mercado Libre has been at the forefront of ecommerce in Latin America for twenty years. Amazon and three large ecommerce groups lag behind.
After years of review manipulation, Amazon has suspended hundreds of Chinese sellers, with total annual sales in excess of a billion dollars.
Facebook announces a range of new ecommerce features, including the ability to set up one store that works across Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.