mrktplcs: 7 Aug 2020

Publishers are trying to get a bit of the Amazon Prime day action with their own ‘manufactured’ sales event, according to (DigiDay)

The Walmart Amazon Prime style subscription service first announced in July has been delayed (again). (

Webinar: Cracking the returns challenge – exclusive preview of GFS Global Returns Pro. Join Bobbie Ttooulis, Executive Director of GFS – Global Freight Solutions Ltd, and Al Gerrie, Founder/CEO of ZigZag Global on 3rd September.

It’s always been received wisdom that sunny summer weekends (especially in August) are bad news for marketplaces and ecommerce merchants as people head out doors and don’t shop online. But in the time of COVID, we’ve yet to see whether that holds true.

Have a great weekend.

mrktplcs: 13 July 2020

(This was originally posted on LinkedIN and only retrospectively here. Thus the links.)

At #ebay there is an increased use of #escrow services (this relates to USA motors but expect more) as trust remains a crucial #marketplaces and ecommerce concern.

#shopify considers how you can sell in #china using #wechat

#Marketplace for beautiful things #trouva explains how it has optimised its site to improve sales during COVID using #ometria

Longer Read: Jacob de Geer of #izettle (now part of #paypal) talks about how payments innovation during the COVID crisis has been vital to #SMEs

Event: ZigZag Global and GFS – Global Freight Solutions Ltd are teaming up for webinar on 3rd September called: Cracking the returns challenge.

Job: #crescodata is hiring for an Ecommerce Manager

#mrktplcs #amazon