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eCommerce Roundup: 25th September 2017

Welcome back to our fortnightly roundup of the best bits of news from the ecommerce industry. This week, Amazon make headlines for an awkward reason, retailers are guilty of not knowing their customers, and the best (or biggest) eBay sellers get ranked.

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eCommerce Roundup: 11th September 2017

The biggest news from the world of ecommerce, every two weeks. This edition features eBay, Amazon, Walmart & more!

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eCommerce Roundup: August 12th 2017

As eBay continues to make strides with new programs, Walmart brings ecommerce instore yet again, and Amazon files yet another patent. Read on to find out more.

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eCommerce Roundup: July 17th 2017

Amazon Says Prime Day is the Biggest Global Shopping Day in its History – Internet Retailing

Unsurprisingly, Amazon continues to grow Prime Day, its personal retail holiday built on offering exclusive deals to its loyal Prime subscribers. Once again, as in 2016, Prime Day has overtaken previous peaks to become the largest Amazon sales day ever.

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eCommerce Roundup: 30th June 2017

In perhaps the busiest roundup since we started publishing them, June saw a flurry of activity as the industry reacted to Amazon's bold move into grocery, the announcement of another Prime Day, eBay Connect revealing a bold vision for the future of the marketplace, and Nike took control of third party resale.

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eCommerce Roundup: June 2nd 2017

Every two weeks, we bring you the most important ecommerce industry news from the fortnight. This week we talk eBay deadlines, Amazon patents and Walmart embracing ecommerce at every level.

Amazon hopes to dominate yet another market: furniture – LA Times

We reported previously that Amazon typically waits until online sales represent around 20% of a category’s value before really pushing itself into the area. eCommerce furniture sales are currently only 15% of the market, but it’s “one of the fastest-growing retail categories… at Amazon” according to Veenu Taneja, Amazon’s furniture general manager.

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eCommerce Roundup: Friday 19th May

African ecommerce shoppers get access to eBay listings, an exciting potential disruptor emerges in the warehousing space, and Amazon reveal their new Echo hardware. Welcome to the Volo eCommerce Roundup - the industry news you might have missed from the last fortnight.

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eCommerce Roundup: Friday 5th May

Happy Cinco de Mayo, and welcome to the Volo eCommerce Roundup. This week, Marc Lore talks weakness versus Amazon, Shopify keeps growing, Amazon tweak their ASINs, mCommerce stats are incredible, and eBay hit the Hill with sellers.

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eCommerce Roundup: 21st April 2017

Looking back across the last few weeks in ecommerce for the most important news, every two weeks. Want this in your inbox? Subscribe to the blog!

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eCommerce Roundup: 4th April 2017

More ecommerce acquisitions, eBay seller metrics under scrutiny and Amazon Business going live in the UK – we’re covering the biggest news of the last two weeks in ecommerce.

Amazon Business Goes Live in the UK – The Guardian

Amazon’s B2B marketplace offering has been live in the US for some time, and recently launched in Germany. Seeing massive transaction volumes and rapid sign-up rates in its first year in the US, the rollout across Amazon’s other key regions is beginning to pick up.

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