Online ecommerce and marketplaces are on a massive growth trajectory at the moment as part of a larger scale-up sector boom right now.
So to help you keep track of some of the players and shakers right now here’s a list of some of the top ecommerce scaleups and marketplace companies across the UK to keep an eye on in 2020.
Lovecrafts all began way back in 2012 when the team wanted to create the same wonderful yarny home for their crocheting friends and LoveCrochet was born in 2015.
Today, LoveCrafts have a global community of happy crafters all over the world and are the number one destination for knitting and crochet supplies.
Lyst Established in 2010 from a small shed in Shoreditch London, Lyst’s journey began when founders Chris Morton and Seb Trepca set out to create a way for people to find the fashion they always wanted.
Now Lyst is one of the largest global fashion search platforms and lets you search thousands of online fashion stores at once, bringing together 5 million products from 12,000 of the world’s leading brands and retailers in one place.
Depop was founded by co-founder of PIG magazine and RETROSUPERFUTURE sunglasses, Simon Beckerman.
Originally a social network where PIG’s readers could buy items featured in the magazine. After realizing that Depop needed a selling function, Simon re-envisioned the app as a global marketplace — a mobile space where you can see what your friends and the people you’re inspired by are liking, buying, and selling.
In turn, your friends and creative influencers all over the world can see the things you like, buy, and sell, and are inspired by you.
This ecosystem has supported Depop becoming a global conduit of connection, not only in m-commerce, but culture, design, and creative communities around the world.
Farfetch is pretty much the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry and their mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
Their mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.
Founded in 2007 by José Neves for the love of fashion, and launched in 2008,
Farfetch began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Today the Farfetch Marketplace connects customers in over 190 countries with items from more than 50 countries and over 1,200 of the world’s best brands, boutiques and department stores, delivering a truly unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform.
5. Love the Sales
Love the Sales is one of the leading website for shopping the sales online as they make it easy to shop all the sales in one place.
Love the Sales partner with over 850 of the biggest retailers worldwide to find the best offers on the web for you, your wardrobe and your home and let you ‘favourite’ full price items and get alerted as soon as they go on sale.
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