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Marketplace Archives

Why Amazon, Rent the Runway, Etsy are betting on resale

In a world drowning in new brands, buying vintage or resale is the best option to find something truly special.

General Pants plots trans-Tasman expansion

In the past 12 months, the brand has opened eight new outlets, three of them in New Zealand.

Alibaba: How brands can attract China’s digital-savvy consumers

Now that there are 900 million internet users within China and e-commerce is expected to continue growing in the region,...

‘Back to the hustle’: Why Ryan Gracie left Catch to join MyDeal

We asked the digital marketing expert about the rise of online marketplaces, what he thinks about livestreaming and more...

Shopless to give 20 per cent of turnover to charities

The company will contribute 20 per cent of its revenue to non-profit organisations across the country, including ChangeM...

JD.com first-quarter revenue exceeds expectation

Sales in its product segment, which includes online retail sales, rose nearly 35 per cent to $27.2 billion in the quarte...

VIDEO: ‘There was a turning point’: Julie Mathers on founding Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna CEO Julie Mathers talks responsible retailing with Afterpay's chief strategy officer Mark Teperson.

Why culture is key for Zalora’s “personalisation squad”

Lifestyle e-commerce platform Zalora’s “personalisation squad” has people from different cultures in its team to reach i...

‘The sneaker wars have begun’: StockX opens Melbourne hub

The online marketplace valued at US$3.8 billion has ramped up its presence in the APAC region amidst increasing competit...

Facebook to announce new audio products on Monday – Recode

The announcement will be made on Monday but some products will not show up for a while, the report added.

This digital fashion brand is getting into NFTs – should you?

NFTs are quickly becoming a new way to do business and consumer interest is growing, but experts say it’s still early da...

Why car retailers are moving showrooms into shopping centres

CarExpert aims to reboot real-world auto retail with a physical showroom and test centre in a shopping mall.

Alibaba fined US$2.75bn for anti-monopoly violations by Chinese regulators

E-commerce giant has been "abusing market dominance" since 2015 by preventing its merchants from using other online e-co...

How Alibaba’s technology is changing the face of philanthropy

E-commerce giant Alibaba's chief marketing officer explains how technology can amplify the power of philanthropy.

Benefits of pureplay outweigh marketplaces, retailers say

Retail leaders recently debated the pros and cons of selling on marketplaces. Here’s what they had to say.