mrktplcs 20 Oct 2020: Amazon, Etsy, eBay, Fabric, pandemic UK ecommerce up 50%

The pandemic transformation of ecommerce and marketplaces continues: “UK consumers will spend £141.33 billion ($180.39 billion) online this year, up a massive 34.7% from 2019. This significant increase will see ecommerce account for more than 30% of total retail sales in the UK for the first time. In 2019, that share stood at just 21.8%.” (emarketer

Amazon launches a program to pay consumers for their data on non-Amazon purchases. (Techcrunch)

Craft marketplace Etsy is now going to allow shoppers to pay for purchases in instalments. with Klarna. (Stockhouse)

12 minutes watch. eBay CEO Jamie Iannone talks about his vision for a tech led transformation of eBay. (Yahoo)

New company klaxon. Shopify and BigCommerce have a new competitor: Fabric, a new headless commerce platform startup for retailers. (PYMNTS)

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