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  • Marketplace trends: what you need to know (march 2021 edition)

    Each month, we prepare a summary of articles carefully selected to understand the trends of e-commerce with a focus on the marketplace sector. Amazon: A successful acquisition strategy and a successful B2B marketplace 16% annual growth until 2025 Amazon has been pursuing a rather aggressive acquisition strategy for the past 7 years: it has acquired…

  • How to sell services online – challenges and regulations

    In this webinar, Anthoni Noyon, CEO of Cocolabs is describing the challenges encountered in the service marketplace sector and the key points to make your online business shine. Martin-Pierre Gautlier, CMO de Lemonway, PSP partner is explaining all the challenges related to the payement and the regulations on service marketplace. Let’s dig into it!  …

  • 4 good reasons to get into the circular economy

    The opportunities in the circular economy are numerous, we will focus in this article on a very specific segment: rental platforms. E-retailers, this article is for you.   E-commerce trends The rise of ecological awareness is nothing new. The will to consume more intelligently pushes to reuse, recycle, share and transform products that would have…

  • Understanding the service marketplace universe

    I. The history of marketplaces The democratization of the Internet in the 90s opened the doors to a new type of commerce: e-commerce. If at first it was the platforms selling retail goods that took the turn of e-commerce, the platforms offering services began to set up a decade later. This is the case of…

  • |Podcast| The most engaging app… is free

    To start the new year, Cocolabs is bringing you a new mini-podcast with Fabien Morchoisne, one of our Lead Developers and Engineers. He will explain to you what progressive web apps are, and how they can improve your online presence. The goal of our podcasts is to explore interesting topics in the service marketplace field,…

  • Videos, a new tool for online marketplace platforms

    Videos help solve economic and spatial problems. Video, the answer to many problems Originally used on social networks such as Skype or MSN, videos allow individuals to connect with each other. However, it has become increasingly used in the workplace due to its practicality. The development of technical advances allows for a fluid and live…

  • Social selling and marketplaces: influences of the users

    On social networks as well as on service marketplaces, the consumer is placed at the center of the actions. When business matches with social inquiry  With the digital revolution, social networks are now at the center of studies conducted by companies and service marketplaces that are looking to maximize their profits through several channels. Lets…

  • Why should consumers trust ecommerce platforms?

    When making purchases online it is difficult to know what you are really consuming, so ecommerce platforms are attempting to resolve this by setting up systems in order to build trust.   A globalized and computerized society where trust is lost…  In a world of globalization and computerization, we are witnessing an explosion of consumption….

  • Creating communities of mutual support through a service marketplace solution

    During the Covid-19 crisis, service marketplaces have emerged as a life-saving way to organize support for those in need.   Service marketplace solutions offer a wide range of services that are becoming increasingly diversified.  Today, we are in an era of “performing services”. In fact, services account for 76% of national income. This has been…

  • marketplaces and social networks

    ONLINE MARKETPLACE PLATFORMS AND SOCIAL NETWORKS : A GROWING SIMILARITY

    To create links within their communities based on market relationships, online marketplace platforms have borrowed the codes of social networks.  When market media is added to social media Social networks can be used to bring people together for instantaneous interaction. Publicly everyone builds a digital ethos via a profile on Facebook, Instagram or Linkedin, for…