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7,500 European Sellers on Amazon Exceeded $1 Million in Sales

7,500 European Sellers on Amazon Exceeded $1 Million in Sales

Over 7,500 European businesses surpassed $1 million in sales on Amazon in 2019. Out of the total, 3,300 are based in Germany, 3,200 in the U.K., 600 in Italy, 300 in Spain, and 300 in France.

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Introducing Marketplace Pulse 100

Introducing Marketplace Pulse 100

Marketplace Pulse 100 ranks the most important companies in the e-commerce marketplaces ecosystem. Tens of billions of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on various marketplaces are transacted, enabled, or managed by one of them. The rank considers the company’s size, capital raised, estimated user base, and industry influence.

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Walmart Marketplace GMV Will Double in 2020

Walmart Marketplace GMV Will Double in 2020

For the past two quarters, Walmart’s marketplace GMV has more than doubled compared to last year. The marketplace growth has been outpacing first-party sales growth for at least as long too.

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India Becomes Amazon’s Second Largest Marketplace

India Becomes Amazon’s Second Largest Marketplace

Amazon has attracted 700,000 sellers - mostly local micro-enterprises - to join its India marketplace since it launched in the country in 2013. India has recently surpassed the U.K. and Germany marketplaces to became the second largest marketplace in terms of the number of sellers.

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Etsy's Face Mask Honeypot

Etsy's Face Mask Honeypot

Etsy has used surging demand for face masks to accelerate growth for all handmade and vintage goods. After growing 20% for the last five years, it will nearly double GMV in 2020.

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Products on Amazon Have a Lot More Reviews

Products on Amazon Have a Lot More Reviews

Popular products on Amazon have significantly increased the number of reviews and raised the overall star rating since the company introduced one-tap ratings last year.

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Suppliers Are Funding Amazon’s Future

Suppliers Are Funding Amazon’s Future

The lag between when Amazon gets paid by customers and when it has to pay its suppliers hit an all-time high of 35 days in the third quarter. Amazon doesn't need to borrow, nor it needs to issue stock. It uses its cash-generating operating cycle to fund its future investments.

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Amazon Launches in Sweden

Amazon Launches in Sweden

Amazon launched in Sweden on Wednesday, October 28th. Few Swedish businesses - less than a hundred - joined the marketplace, but more than forty thousand worldwide sellers were present at the launch.

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One Year After Nike Stopped Selling on Amazon

One Year After Nike Stopped Selling on Amazon

In November 2019, Nike stopped selling its goods wholesale to Amazon. It didn’t need Amazon at the time, and it needs them even less today - accelerated by the COVID-19 outbreak, direct e-commerce jumped to 30% of Nike’s sales, a mark it had previously expected to hit only in 2023.

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Booming Sales on Amazon Didn’t Attract More Sellers

Booming Sales on Amazon Didn’t Attract More Sellers

The number of sellers on Amazon didn’t accelerate, despite the sales boom during the pandemic - the pie has gotten bigger, but the competition remained practically the same. This mismatch between supply and demand is a gap that existing sellers are filling.

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