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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.

PayPal Beyond eBay

PayPal Beyond eBay

In the last quarter PayPal transactions volume associated with eBay represented 13.5% of the total, compared to 16% last year, and 20% two years ago. Since the companies split in July 2015 the volume of transactions from eBay has increased, but PayPal has been able to grow in other areas beyond that.

eBay From Listings to Products to Brands

eBay From Listings to Products to Brands

eBay 2017 Q3 financial results were released last night. eBay marketplaces delivered $20.5 billion of GMV, up 8.5%, the fastest it's been in over three years. But the financial results are not as interesting as the long-term changes eBay is making to stay relevant.

Amazon Brazil Marketplace Grows by 20% Overnight as Electronics Category Is Launched

Amazon Brazil Marketplace Grows by 20% Overnight as Electronics Category Is Launched

After launching the electronics category which offers televisions, cell phones and laptops, the Amazon Brazil marketplace overnight added 300 new sellers. Launched in 2012 as a Kindle store, Amazon Brazil opened a marketplace for third-party sellers in April. Since then the marketplace grew to just over 1,400 sellers.

Walmart Forecasts $11.5 Billion in E-Commerce Sales This Year

Walmart Forecasts $11.5 Billion in E-Commerce Sales This Year

Last week Walmart held the annual Investment Community Meeting. The most interesting was Marc Lore's presentation as he shared new insight into their e-commerce operations.

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.

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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.