Linnacademy 2020 – 20/21 Oct 2020

They say: “Linn Academy brings together industry experts from some of the world’s leading ecommerce platforms and marketplaces to provide attendees with the latest insights, trends and case studies from the world of online retail. It’s an unmissable event for any business owner or manager navigating the opportunities and challenges of ecommerce.”

mrktplcs: 6 Oct 2020

Meet Wakuda.  “New online marketplace for black businesses launches” (The Voice) “Wakuda is the brainchild of Albert Larter and Nathaniel Wade, both 29 years old, who founded the start-up after noticing a shift in focus to “black economics” as a way of supporting the black community following the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement.”  

UK Homewares retailer The Range is also launching a new 3P marketplace. (The Grocer)

#klarna is launching a marketplace? A shopping app? It’s a bit unclear. “The new Klarna app elevates the entire shopping experience, from start to finish by bringing together all the best aspects of shopping in one place, giving Klarna users a unique and personalised experience at their fingertips.” (FashionUnited)

What content do you want to see at #Ecommerce Expo #Berlin in Feb 2021? You can pitch and vote now. (EcommerceBerlin)

40 countries. “If you use #Linnworks for multi-channel ecommerce then you can now list on #Fruugo directly from within the Linnworks order management system. (Tamebay)

mrktplcs: 28 Sept 2020

Largely as expected, the postponed #Amazonprimeday has been confirmed to land on 13/14 October. (DigitalSpy)

And Amazon has committed to bringing in SME/SMB merchants into the #ecommerce action. “In the midst of an unprecedented year, we’re committed to making this the most successful Prime Day ever for our small businesses and excited for Prime members worldwide to discover new ways to support local #entrepreneurs and save big on everything they need and love.” (Pymnts)

More lurid details are emerging about the campaign waged by #eBay execs against an eBay with former CEO Devin Wenig now quoted in media. It is astonishing stuff. (CNN)

#Linnworks will be holding #Linnacademy online on 20/21 October. It looks fantastic. More: (Linnworks)

We always love a niche specialist new online #marketplace. And we love robots. So how about a robotics marketplace? robotshop.com! (BusinessInsider)

mrktplcs: 12 July 2020

(This was originally posted on LinkedIN.)

The UK government has announced £700m of spending to ready the borders for #brexit That doesn’t sound like what you’d spend for a smooth end to partition. Border delays in any form are bad news for #marketplaces and #ecommercemerchants selling online. https://lnkd.in/dT9SDZf

In Russia, #aliexpress is expecting $10bn turnover in 2022-23. #alibabahttps://lnkd.in/dKjVzdS

If you are importing from #china or want to, this guide (on #linkedin) from #royalmail is useful. https://lnkd.in/dgTESH8

#linnworks can now successfully help merchants trade on the #onbuymarketplace. https://lnkd.in/dBYVA9G

Jobs: The trendy fashion marketplace #depop has loads of open vacancies! https://lnkd.in/dSpcAVB