On marketplaces there is a distribution with a small number of really big sellers and a long tail of sellers that provide product breadth and liquidity. That distribution looks like a power law.
As once-giant Sears battles bankruptcy, we look back at the online marketplace it launched. It consists of 81,000 sellers today. The marketplace won't save Sears, but then nothing will.
Jet website traffic reached new lows in December with 8 million visits, down from 22 million the year before. That's a decrease of 63% in a year. It’s not clear, honestly, why Jet is even still around.
According to our research TVs sold by Best Buy have grown to dominate the Televisions category on Amazon. Eight of the top 25 best selling televisions on Amazon are sold by Best Buy.
The Year in Review looks at the state of marketplaces and their challenges, and makes predictions on what’s to come next year. It’s a deep-dive report built on our research, highlighting more than twenty different metrics and the context surrounding them.
More than ten thousand Chinese sellers are attending the 4th annual Amazon Global Store Seller Summit. Amazon's message in China is simple: innovate on great products, expand worldwide, and build brands. And it's working.
Amazon Australia is starting to gather momentum as it grows the marketplace, expands the catalog, and enables Prime shipping. They have 25,000 marketplace sellers, 100 million products, and have doubled website traffic.
The largest online retailer in the US is not Amazon, but the Amazon Marketplace. Made up of millions of sellers it will account for 31.3% of total e-commerce sales this year. It's close to twice as big as Amazon itself.
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