Entries by Shea Barickman

eBay adds home installation and assembly services to its marketplace

By Zak Stambor eBay shoppers buying items such as TVs, bikes or furniture that require assembly or installation can book those services on the online marketplace during the checkout process via service providers Handy, Porch and InstallerNet. As of Monday, eBay shoppers buying items such as TVs, bikes or furniture that require assembly or installation can […]

An online marketplace wants in on the home installation game

BY DEENA M. AMATO-MCCOY eBay just made a move that could help it compete with the likes of Amazon, Ikea, Walmart and Best Buy. Through partnership with leading home services providers, the online marketplace is enabling customers to book installation services on a vast selection of eBay inventory. The company is working with housecleaning and […]

Leroy Merlin Brazil Launches Online Marketplace Powered by Mirakl

Leroy Merlin Brazil launches the first online marketplace for home improvement in Brazil to extend its assortment in an omni-channel context SÃO PAULO – Nov. 12, 2018 – Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced that Leroy Merlin Brazil has launched an online marketplace powered by Mirakl. The project was initiated fewer than […]

The Rise Of Online Marketplaces In Digital Grocery—Learning From Amazon

by Adrien Nussenbaum/co-founder and U.S. CEO, Mirakl Grocery retailing is being profoundly transformed. Within a decade, grocery shopping as we remember it will be unrecognizable. Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017 marked a milestone in the evolution of the grocery store, bringing an e-commerce first, technology-driven approach to a sector noted for its digital latency. The […]

Albertsons Digital Marketplace goes live

By Russell Redman, Supermarket News E-store serves up thousands of specialty products from third-party sellers Albertsons Cos. has launched an online marketplace that provides a venue for third-party vendors to sell directly to its customers. Announced in March, the Albertsons Digital Marketplace offers more than 40,000 specialty food and nonfood products. The virtual store focuses […]

Albertsons launches an online marketplace for food, wellness and household products

By James Melton, Internet Retailer The marketplace is launching with 40,000 food and wellness products, with an emphasis on natural, organic, ethnic and “alternative” products. The selection will grow to 100,000 SKUs by the end of 2018, Albertsons says. Grocery retailer Albertsons Cos. LLC today launched an online marketplace selling about 40,000 food, wellness and […]

Mirakl Announces Global Reseller Agreement with SAP

SAP will become an official reseller of the Mirakl Marketplace Platform, assisting retailers, manufacturers, and distributors to help realize their marketplace vision BOSTON – October 9, 2018 – Mirakl, a leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced that SAP will become an official reseller of the Mirakl Marketplace Platform. Through this partnership, SAP will add […]

Eighty Percent of Holiday Shoppers Will Turn to Another Retailer If Items Are Out of Stock

New research from Mirakl shows that inventory and product selection are essential to customer loyalty as 98% of shoppers will do the same or more online shopping this holiday season BOSTON, PARIS, LONDON – October 2, 2018 – Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced survey findings showing that online holiday shopping will […]

‘It’s the Amazon approach’: Post-IPO, Farfetch’s path to profitability – Glossy

By Hilary Milnes Farfetch, the online marketplace that aggregates luxury clothing and accessories from brands and speciality boutiques all over the world, has a heavy burden on its shoulders. Now public, the e-commerce company built on an expensive infrastructure of data technology, is setting out to prove it can change the way fashion operates. It’s well-positioned. […]

Groceryshop – October 28-31, Las Vegas

Will we see you in Las Vegas? We’ll be sponsoring at the inaugural Groceryshop from October 28th to the 31st.  Groceryshop is a one-of-a-kind, three-day innovation event on disruptive trends, technologies and business models in Grocery & CPG, with 1,750+ attendees at the world’s largest conference for grocery and CPG Innovation. Stop by and see us at booth […]