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Unicorns Built on Amazon Marketplace

Unicorns Built on Amazon Marketplace

A dozen startups became unicorns betting on the Shopify ecosystem. Amazon has zero. A lot of capital is racing to change that.

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Chinese Sellers Didn’t Quit Amazon

Chinese Sellers Didn’t Quit Amazon

Chinese sellers have recouped the market share they lost on Amazon over the past two years. It looked like they were abandoning Amazon for a while, but that has since turned out false.

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Temu Is Most-Downloaded Shopping App in the US

Temu Is Most-Downloaded Shopping App in the US

Temu is the most-downloaded shopping app in the U.S. It is the latest shopping app, launched by China's Pinduoduo in early September to bring China-made goods to Western consumers.

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Amazon Stole the World From eBay

Amazon Stole the World From eBay

Ten years ago, Amazon was more popular than eBay only in the U.S. It has since dethroned eBay around the world, and Australia is the last remaining country to fall.

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The World’s Top eBay Sellers

The World’s Top eBay Sellers

The largest eBay sellers have each sold tens of millions of items. And despite eBay struggling to grow over the past few years, those sellers still run massive businesses.

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eBay Loses Pandemic’s E-Commerce Surge

eBay Loses Pandemic’s E-Commerce Surge

eBay has lost all sales growth from the pandemic's e-commerce surge and will finish 2022 with GMV at 2019 levels.

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Thousands of Etsy Sellers on Strike

Thousands of Etsy Sellers on Strike

Thousands of Etsy sellers closed their shops for the April 11-18th week and are going on strike over increased fees. That's only a tiny sliver of Etsy's active sellers; however, the strike attracted viral attention on social networks and from the media.

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Amazon Is Adding Thousands of New Sellers Daily

Amazon Is Adding Thousands of New Sellers Daily

Thousands of new sellers are joining the Amazon marketplace every day. For over five years, the figure has remained virtually unchanged.

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Amazon Is Not Sanctioning Russian Sellers

Amazon Is Not Sanctioning Russian Sellers

Amazon is allowing Russian sellers to continue selling on its marketplace, while other platforms like Etsy, eBay, PayPal, and Shopify have suspended or restricted Russian sellers.

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Unbundling eBay

Unbundling eBay

Hundreds of companies took a category on eBay and improved selection, experience, or business model. Combined, they are larger than eBay and have valuations exceeding eBay's multiple times.

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