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mrktplcs 05 Oct 2020

(Original post lives here on mrktplcs.com) Cazoo, the UK used car #marketplace app has raised £240m investment and the company is now valued at over £2 billion (or over $2.5 billion), double its previous valuation. (TechCrunch) Inspiring #ecommerce case study: “In its fifth month since launch, carmats.co.uk achieved 3,157 orders, at an average order value of £36.64, meaning £115,667 …

Alciston Church, East Sussex

Sussex Churches: Alciston

Close to Firle, on the road toward Polegate is the charming village of Alciston and its pretty, but simple church in a beautiful setting. And very close to the fascinating tithe barn. The church was founded by Battle Abbey and served a monastic farm and it is has some 11 century features remaining alongside newer …

dublin

Walking Down the Dublin Streets

Walking down the streets of Dublin. Sounds like the name of a retro song echoing from a radio that clearly needs fixation. However, walking down the streets of this city is like poetry itself. It’s like a brand new beginning that you’ve always wanted to do but never did. This is why Dublin is the …

mrktplcs round-up: 12th July 2020

mrktplcs round-up: 12th July 2020 The UK government has announced £700m of spending to ready the borders for #brexit That doesn’t sound like what you’d spend for a smooth end to partition. Border delays in any form are bad news for #marketplaces and #ecommerce merchants selling online. This is in the Guardian. In Russia, #aliexpress …

Mrktplcs: 10th July 2020

The Covid crisis has changed #ecommerce and #marketplaces in more ways than just ‘people bought more online.’ Increased activity had caused a problematic lack of worldwide warehouse space. (pymnts) (Will this become a bigger problem as we approach peak?)  We’ve seen a possibly important conversion of occasional shoppers into loyal customers. #onlineretail DigitalCommerce360 And also …