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Mastering shipping in your MultiMerch marketplace

mastering shipping modes multimerch

Managing shipping in a two-sided marketplace can be a challenge for you as a new marketplace owner.

With MultiMerch vendor shipping, we've tried to make the process as straightforward as possible.

The upcoming MultiMerch 8.22 release introduces 4 different vendor shipping modes you can use in your marketplace:

  • flat rate vendor shipping
  • shipping rates based on cart total
  • shipping rates based on cart weight
  • per-product shipping rates

In this blog post, I'll cover how vendor shipping works in MultiMerch and what the new modes look like:

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Automate your MultiMerch marketplace via Stripe

Stripe Connect is a payment solution for marketplaces that lets you process customer payments to multiple vendors.

It is specifically designed to make your life as an online marketplace owner easier (at least when dealing with payment processing).

Today, we're releasing MultiMerch 8.20 that extends Stripe Connect capabilities to support Direct and Destination charges.

Considering automating your platform with Stripe to build a sustainable business model? Here's what you can do with MultiMerch 8.20 and Stripe:

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42 Popular Online Marketplaces in 2018

42 popular online marketplaces

I'm sure you'll agree with me on this one:

The e-commerce industry is HUGE in 2018.

That's right – last year, the global e-retail sales amounted to $2.3 trillion and are expected to grow to more than $4 trillion by 2021.

But there's much more to online marketplaces than your regular Amazon and eBay.

In this blog post we'll look at 42 popular online marketplaces of 19 different types to show you what's going on in the industry today.

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