Thursday, November 17, 2016

Amazon.com’s Marketplace Concept Spreads to Other Retailers

Image result for amazon marketplaceCrate & Barrel, taking a page from Amazon.com Inc., is partnering with outside sellers to boost the number of items available to shoppers on its website.

The home-goods chain this week is adding items to its online assortment, such as kitchen tools and other small appliances, that it won’t handle or ship. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc. are among the other retailers that have opened their e-commerce sites to third parties as a way to expand their reach with consumers.. . . more

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