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We believe to have collected more data on e-commerce than any organization in the world. We monitor millions of sellers and brands in major marketplaces worldwide to bring you trusted insights, business intelligence, and unique e-commerce data.

25% of Amazon.com Marketplace Sales Is Through Just 1,000 Sellers

25% of Amazon.com Marketplace Sales Is Through Just 1,000 Sellers

"There are currently more than 2 million sellers on Amazon worldwide" is the most common description of the Amazon Marketplace. However not only is it not true this figure is also irrelevant. We estimate that 25% of Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) on Amazon.com marketplace is through just top 1,000 sellers.

15,000 Sellers Now on the Walmart Marketplace

15,000 Sellers Now on the Walmart Marketplace

Last week Walmart passed the milestone of 15,000 Walmart marketplace sellers. On average a seller has 2,550 products listed for sale. And yet it is hard to know what any of these mean in terms of the potential of the marketplace since none of these figures are performance related.

The Future of Marketplaces

The Future of Marketplaces

Marketplace Pulse founder Juozas "Joe" Kaziukėnas presented a keynote at Retail Global Las Vegas 2017 conference on September 12th. Joe's keynote, titled "The Future of Marketplaces", looked at what makes a successful marketplace, and how the marketplace model built by Amazon 17 years ago - despite them leading the market - might not be the only way to do it.

E-Commerce Should Not Be Seen as a Channel

E-Commerce Should Not Be Seen as a Channel

Sandy Douglas of Coca-Cola said "Don't think of e-commerce as a channel. It's a way for consumers to research, to buy, to experience brands and then, ultimately, to have them have fulfilled." It's rare to see traditional retailers, or manufacturers get it.

Successful Selling in All Amazon European Marketplaces Is Rare

Successful Selling in All Amazon European Marketplaces Is Rare

39% percent of sellers received half or more of their feedback in a single marketplace out of those with feedback in all European marketplaces. So while it is true that most European sellers sell in more than one marketplace, not all of them do as successfully internationally as in their home marketplace.

The Winners And Losers of Solar Eclipse Glasses

The Winners And Losers of Solar Eclipse Glasses

In the end there are very few winners. And the biggest loser might just be Amazon.

Venture Capital Wants a Piece of Amazon Marketplace

Venture Capital Wants a Piece of Amazon Marketplace

Historically Amazon and eBay sellers were born out of bootstrapping. Same happened in the supporting market. But increasingly so we started to notice venture-backed businesses make moves in the market. Both as sellers, and as solution providers to other sellers.

Does Amazon Care About the Catalog

Does Amazon Care About the Catalog

We have a love-hate relationship with private labeling. On the one hand it has allowed many sellers launch their own brands, and thus move beyond reselling. But on the other hand private labeling done at scale is ruining Amazon's catalog.

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We compute, analyze and share data you can’t find anywhere else to help you predict what’s next in e-commerce.

Millions of sellers

Millions of sellers

We have the largest ecommerce data set including millions of sellers and brands. The data set is frequently updated, and we are always adding new features.

Dozens of marketplaces

Major marketplaces

We have developed proprietary technology allowing us to monitor and analyze world's dominant ecommerce platforms like Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Etsy, etc.