Weekly roundups of the most important news for businesses selling through online marketplaces.
Etsy has been found selling ivory, weapons, miracle cures and porn. Plus early Prime Day rumors are confirmed and an eBay sneaker sniffer speaks out.
The world’s #1 seller on eBay and #3 on Amazon has been floated on the London Stock Exchange. Almost everything they sell is second-hand.
Over the last 12 months, companies that specialize in acquiring Amazon FBA brands have raised $3.5 billion in capital. Half of that went to just one company.
From the latest Prime membership and marketplace stats to advice on letting your distinctiveness shine, Bezos is really covering all the bases with this one.
A new umbrella organization of small business groups is campaigning for the separation of Amazon’s own retail business from its third-party marketplace.
Walmart’s marketplace lowers its wall against Chinese sellers. Will the arrival of sellers from the East turn the Walmart marketplace into the wild, wild West?
Amazon is on the ropes for a change, when it comes to one area of ecommerce: independent webstores where retailers have full control of their brand.
New research has found that online marketplaces account for 62% of global online retail sales, and they are growing faster than the rest of ecommerce.
One Amazon seller spent $200,000 to recover withheld funds and destroyed inventory, despite a process that is supposed to provide cheaper, faster justice.
Walmart staff have been contacting Amazon sellers to try and recruit them to sell on the Walmart Marketplace. What goes around comes around.