UK users get to sell gear on Amazon


UK users get to sell gear on Amazon

Daniel Thomas
Last week launched an online marketplace that allows consumers to buy and sell their own new or used goods alongside Amazon stock - with the site taking a 15% commission.

The move is indicative of the retail sector's desire to build new revenue streams to shield them against possible further downturns in consumer spending.

Amazon hopes the service, known as Marketplace, can repeat the success achieved in the US. The service, which went live in November 2000, was responsible for 15% of all orders in the fourth quarter of 2001.

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