It’s an exciting time to be an online retailer, especially because new third-party marketplaces are cropping up regularly in the evolving e-commerce landscape. The global success of Amazon and eBay has led to an explosion of marketplaces from newer players that provide retailers with opportunities to grow their online sales, both domestically and internationally. While the addition of marketplaces provides more revenue opportunities, it can be a challenge for retailers to determine which options make the most sense for their products.
As an independent retailer you want to be found by new customers, investing in new advertising channels, such as social media or smartphone technology, may help in attaining this goal. But wouldn’t it be nice for customers to find you through an easy-to-use Internet store locator, rather than you doing all the work to entice […]
Online shopping giant, eBay, has begun integrating local product inventory technology into its search options, seen by analysts as a way to boost sales for local retailers and help small businesses grow. The technology comes from Milo, a company eBay bought last December, and will add local results in its barcode scanning apps, its RedLaser […]
eBay believes in the benefits of supporting local retailers and helping consumers find them.
EBay Inc. after the closing bell is expected to report largely flat second-quarter results, as analysts point to data that indicate weakness in the company’s core Marketplace business.