A unicorn is a private business valued at more than $1bn, with several in the ecommerce and marketplaces space including Wish, Coupang and Gauzi (each worth circa $10bn each). More here>> (EcommerceDB)
Italy was hit hard by the pandemic. In March, web traffic increased by 60% according to this ecommerce report. (Ecommerce Germany).
USPS continues to struggle and that’s hitting ecommerce. Marnie Levine from eBay has made a statement on how it’s protecting marketplaces merchants. (eBay)
Amazon reports “remarkable growth” for the Delivery Service Partner (DSP) programme launched in 2018, with “more than 1,300 DSPs operating across the US, Canada, UK, Spain, and Germany who have created nearly 85,000 jobs”. (Post & Parcel)
If you want to start selling on Amazon Netherlands, here’s a webinar on the 18th to how to go Dutch. (Amazon)