Ten Best Practices To Effectively Launch And Manage A Marketplace

By Barry Murphy on March 9, 2017

In January of this year, Gartner called out marketplace management as one of the hot topics in digital commerce for 2017. Marketplaces are a foundational element of any eCommerce strategy, underpinning and optimizing other projects such as omni-channel and personalization. Too often, though, retailers look at marketplace management as just another project, which is unfortunate when you consider the success other retailers have had with marketplaces:

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Gartner Identifies Marketplace Management As A Hot Digital Commerce Trend In 2017

By Barry Murphy on February 9, 2017

Gartner recently released the report What’s Hot in Digital Commerce in 2017* and it outlines many things merchants are doing to offer better customer experiences.  Gartner analysts talk to a huge number of brands, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, wholesalers, and eCommerce professionals and have finger on the pulse of what kinds of projects are taking priority in digital commerce.

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Consumer Confidence Crisis: Why is Birchbox Out of Stock?

By Jess Iandiorio on February 1, 2017

I’m an 8.5 month pregnant lady. It’s fair to say I’m in perma-crisis-mode. When I received a wonderful gift of a 3-month subscription to Birchbox from my sister-in-law, I was thrilled. To have something show up monthly that gives me beauty products that make me feel better about myself, as I cross over 30 lbs weight gain, is really a blessing.

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The Role Price Plays In Marketplace Success

By Barry Murphy on January 17, 2017

What would encourage one of your customers to switch brands?

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The Importance of a Large Product Catalog in your Marketplace

By Barry Murphy on October 18, 2016


At Mirakl, we have discovered three keys to success with a Marketplace ( where third-party partners sell alongside the online merchant):
  1. Offer a large array of product choice
  2. Provide a great buying experience
  3. Prioritize fair and competitive pricing
In this post, we’ll uncover why your product catalog - and its size - matters.
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