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.
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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Care.com’s (Initial) Lessons For Online Marketplaces
Care.com’s (Initial) Lessons For Online Marketplaces
April 03, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

As the recent Care.com news shows, taking care now can save headaches, and perhaps irreparable reputational damage, later on. Sage advice for online marketplaces, especially...

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Trump Sets Sights On Stopping Fakes On Third-Party Marketplaces
Trump Sets Sights On Stopping Fakes On Third-Party Marketplaces
April 03, 2019  |  Regulation

President Donald Trump signed off on a memorandum Wednesday (April 3) aimed at curbing the sale of counterfeit goods, reported Reuters. Citing Peter Navarro, White...

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Helping SMBs Crack Digital ID Verification
Helping SMBs Crack Digital ID Verification
March 29, 2019  |  Authentication

Verifying a user’s digital ID is essential for platforms large and small. Yet,  UK startup Passbase COO Dave McGibbon tells Karen Webster that SMBs often...

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How Digital Platforms Innovate For Adventurers In The Airbnb Age
How Digital Platforms Innovate For Adventurers In The Airbnb Age
March 04, 2019  |  Retail

With people from around the world making connections through the web, digital marketplaces are offering common ground on which property owners and renters can meet....

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Amazon, Walmart Brace For New Indian eCommerce Rules
Amazon, Walmart Brace For New Indian eCommerce Rules
January 15, 2019  |  eCommerce

New restrictions in India are poised to have an impact on Amazon and Flipkart, affecting how each can do business on their online marketplaces. The...

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Delivering On-Demand Payments To On-Demand Professionals
Delivering On-Demand Payments To On-Demand Professionals
January 11, 2019  |  Disbursements

Tools and cleaning supplies aside, handymen and housecleaners need a reliable cash flow keep their financial houses in order. On-demand wages, says Oisin Hanrahan, CEO...

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On-Demand Wages Spruce Up The $400B Home Services Market
On-Demand Wages Spruce Up The $400B Home Services Market
January 10, 2019  |  Disbursements

From tax refunds and government assistance to payments made for home service and housekeeping professionals, faster payout solutions appear to be gaining popularity — all...

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