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Arcade provides insight and knowledge about the latest trends and innovations in the cross-border marketplace ecommerce landscape.
23 November 2021

Sustainable Delivery and Returns Expectations in the UK: What You Need to Know

Nearly half (43 percent) of UK shoppers state that they are “more likely” to shop with a rival retailer if they offer a greater range of sustainable delivery options, new research from click-and-collect firm Doddle has found. More and more e-commerce...
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8 November 2021

UK Marketplace Focus: Notonthehighstreet

Within the rapidly growing and evolving ecommerce industry, there are multiple different marketplaces on which you can sell your products – which can make it difficult to know who to partner with. The 'UK Marketplace Focus' series aims to support you...
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27 October 2021

Top 3 Emerging Payment Trends in the UK 2021

One of the most common and overlooked pitfalls that online retailers make when expanding their cross-border trade is neglecting payment methods. Even if you take into account and localise product translations and descriptions, offer customer service ...
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21 October 2021

What Do British Online Consumers Expect from Their Favourite Brands and Retailers?

A recent study found that 70% of UK shoppers now favour online or mobile shopping over in-store shopping. This has been greatly influenced by the pandemic, with more than half stating that their online shopping had increased since the start of the pa...
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12 October 2021

UK Marketplace Focus: Fruugo

With numerous options being available within the rapidly growing ecommerce industry, there are many unique marketplaces on which you can sell your products – which can make it difficult to know who to work with. The 'UK Marketplace Focus' series aims...
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5 October 2021

UK Marketplace Focus: OnBuy

With the ecommerce industry rapidly growing and undergoing accelerated technological innovation, there are many unique marketplaces available on which you can sell your products. The 'UK Marketplace Focus' series will shine a spotlight on UK marketpl...
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4 October 2021

Selling Cross-Border from Europe: Key Considerations and Pitfalls to Avoid

We are all well aware that Brexit has brought about several changes into the UK market, especially in the retail sector. Finding the right ways and methods to sell successfully in the UK has become extremely challenging for European brands and retail...
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31 August 2021

Discovering the Top French Online Marketplaces

Covering the position as the second-largest ecommerce market in Europe, France is an exciting territory for European and international retailers to include in the cross-border strategy. Where ecommerce thrives, online marketplaces follow; indeed, the...
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5 August 2021

Who Are the Leading Online Marketplaces in Europe in 2021?

Forecasted to reach $570 billion in value by 2025, the European ecommerce market is a lucrative territory populated by extensively developed countries in the online sector. As a result, online marketplaces have always played an important role in the ...
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15 July 2021

Leading Online Marketplaces in the UK – The Alternatives to Amazon and eBay

With $97 billion of revenue last year, the UK firmly establishes its position as the largest ecommerce market in Europe. If you are an international brand or retailer planning an expansion into Europe, you may have already considered the UK as the fi...
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