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Walmart Marketplace News

We think Walmart marketplace is one of the most hyped opportunities in retail. However we noticed that customers are not always pleased. Average rating for top 100 sellers on the Walmart marketplace is 3.9 out of 5. In comparison, top sellers on both Amazon and eBay have an average rating of 4.9 out of 5. Most of them are nearly perfect at 5 out of 5 if not for a few slip-ups.

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Walmart Marketplace News

Since we looked at the Walmart Marketplace in August 1,000 new sellers have been joining the marketplace every month. Since August the marketplace has doubled in size to now have more than 4,000 sellers. Not only that, but since August active sellers - sellers who went beyond joining the marketplace and had sales - have doubled too. There are 1,000 active sellers on the Walmart marketplace already.

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Today Walmart made the biggest move yet in a bid to compete with Amazon by acquiring Jet.com. Jet.com has been online for a little over a year since July 2015. Jet.com founding team included Marc Lore, who had previously founded Quidsi, the umbrella company for Daipers.com, Soap.com and BeautyBar.com, and then sold the company to Amazon for $545 million in 2010.

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Walmart Marketplace News

Even though the Walmart Marketplace launched in 2009 it has been slow to grow. When we reported on it in May it had only grown to 500 sellers. Walmart has been working on perfecting their processes and improving the software side of it which implied the limited growth of the marketplace. Nonetheless since then it has been growing at a steady pace and just crossed 1,000 sellers.

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Walmart Marketplace News

Walmart launched the Walmart Marketplace in 2009. Since then Walmart has been hard at work perfecting the marketplace and adding key executives to grow it. Currently Walmart has over 500 marketplace sellers, with 200 of them actively selling products (others have joined recently and are yet to have a sale, or have since stopped selling). We are working hard to provide richer information about every seller soon, but you can already see how many products they sell, in which categories they sell and what is the average product price. Furthermore, you can inspect the top sellers by feedback ratings received in the last month, three months, twelve months or lifetime.

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