Bol.com was recently voted the most popular retailer among Dutch consumers for its assortment, fast delivery and convenience. Nearly 16 million items in more than 20 categories, including electronics, toys, books, children’s items, health products, jewelry and accessories, sports and leisure.
Zalando is a German online marketplace that has expanded into multiple European countries. It initially attempted to replicate Zappos (the American footwear site) but has since evolved into one of the largest e-commerce portals in Europe. It has over 22 million customers and sells over 250,000 products representing 2,000 commercial brands.
Marketplace North America
Amazon is the largest e-commerce company in the world. It operates marketplaces in 14 countries: the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. Amazon also operates separate marketplaces for businesses, called Amazon Business.
Marketplace South America
Mercado Libre is the largest online marketplace in Latin America. It receives approximately 150 million monthly users and operates in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Panama, Portugal, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Linio is a marketplace with a presence in eight Latin American countries: Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina, which represent approximately 300 million potential customers. Linio has over 3 million products and 10,000 sellers. It has around 50 million monthly visitors.
Flipkart is India’s largest marketplace with over 10 million customers purchasing from around 100,000 suppliers. Flipkart’s logistics network helps sellers deliver their products faster. It also provides financing to sellers. Walmart recently bought a controlling stake in Flipkart.
Kilimall is a marketplace operating in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda. It has thousands of sellers targeting over 200 million consumers. The marketplace sells products in English only, making it easier for sellers to create copies of the products once and sell them in all three countries.
Dhgate.com is a China-based B2B marketplace that also sells directly to consumers. The site has over 1.2 million international sellers offering over 33 million products. Ten million buyers around the world shop on DHGATE, which supports English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish languages. Suppliers can sign up for free.
Kinnek is a B2B marketplace that focuses on selling to small and medium-sized businesses. Review all supplier inquiries. Suppliers pay a fixed monthly fee to join this directory and receive buyer inquiries. Industrial products, useful for creating contacts between companies, comparing products and growing one’s reputation. Recommended for many Italian companies that look abroad.
Zoodel is a marketplace present in Lebanon, Iran, Kazahhstan, Afghanistan. Turkey, Iraq, Oman, Georgia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Supported languages are English, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Turkish. Sellers can import the entire catalog.