online marketplaces

Online marketplaces are generally a website or app used to purchase items, services, or virtual goods. Some notable sellers include Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Jet, Walmart, and Google.
Fiverr’s Local Market Challenges
Fiverr’s Local Market Challenges
June 24, 2019  |  Platform Payments

Gig workers and freelancers with a host of talents can utilize today’s highly-connected environment to offer their services to employers around world, rather than being...

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How Toptal Seeks To Instill Freelance Marketplace Trust
How Toptal Seeks To Instill Freelance Marketplace Trust
June 21, 2019  |  Gig Economy

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. businesses will employ remote workers by 2023. Making those payments friction-free will be key to attracting and retaining talent. In the...

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Why Global Gig Workers Like Local Payments
Why Global Gig Workers Like Local Payments
June 20, 2019  |  Platform Payments

By 2023, 73 percent of all offices across the U.S. will have remote workers that eschew the traditional commute to an office setting. Though they...

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The Great Marketplace, Branded Storefront Debate
The Great Marketplace, Branded Storefront Debate
June 11, 2019  |  eCommerce

In the world of physical retail, finding a product to buy is rather straightforward: People go to stores, find something that suits their needs, pay...

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Walmart, Wearables And The Murky Future For Marketplaces In India
Walmart, Wearables And The Murky Future For Marketplaces In India
June 07, 2019  |  Legal

While it might not look like much at first glance, an escalating legal spat between Walmart-owned, Indian eCommerce marketplace Flipkart and a small, relatively unknown...

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GoDaddy On Going Big And Connecting SMBs With Marketplaces
GoDaddy On Going Big And Connecting SMBs With Marketplaces
June 03, 2019  |  eCommerce

Sell on a marketplace or sell in one’s own digital shop? It is a discussion — and, more recently, a robust debate — with those...

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More Shippers On Board With TradeLens
More Shippers On Board With TradeLens
May 29, 2019  |  B2B Payments

IBM and Maersk see more shipping firms on board with the consortium for the TradeLens blockchain-based shipping solution. Elsewhere, Honeywell is leveraging blockchain to track...

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Will Marketplaces Take Over eCommerce Completely?
Will Marketplaces Take Over eCommerce Completely?
May 08, 2019  |  eCommerce

The world is becoming one big marketplace — even if the marketplace doesn’t always look like one. That’s not some ancient riddle updated for these...

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How Payments Help The Sharing Economy Run On Trust
How Payments Help The Sharing Economy Run On Trust
April 08, 2019  |  Digital Payments

All those children’s TV shows and stories lied: Sharing is not easy. Sharing is, in fact, enormously complex, prone to fraud and frustration, at least...

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