Blog & Announcements

Use New Category Insights to Power Your Inventory

Today, we launched Category Insights in the Seller Tools. Category Insights provide an hourly look at product performance across Tophatter at a category and subcategory level. By comparing the last 7 days to 7-14 days ago, Category Insights shows recent demand trends to help with your inventory planning and selling performance.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Inventory Financing

In business, cash is king. Without it, you couldn’t grow. But cash flow isn’t always reliable, especially in ecommerce when your income is tied up for two weeks or longer. Which is why many marketplace sellers turn to financing. But is financing right for your business?

To help you make more sense of this space and see how you can take your business to the next level, here are five things you didn’t know about inventory financing.

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Welcome to the Tophatter Seller Hub

Today, we launched the new Tophatter Seller Hub! The Seller Hub serves as a home for all the information you need as part of our Seller community.

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Introducing an Improved Fee Structure

What you need to know about the new fee structure:

2019 is a big year for the Tophatter community. In 2018 we focused on controlled growth, improving predictability for Merchants. This year, we are empowering Merchants with more education, tools, transparency, and most importantly putting control into your hands.

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Tips & Tricks: Make Campaigns Do the Work For You

Who doesn’t want to make selling easier? We built the Campaigns tool to do the work of testing for you. To get started, we put together some tips and tricks to get the most of your Campaigns.

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Faster Feedback Loops + Easier Testing = Better Tophatter for You

Testing products is key to see what sells best in the auctions. Today, we launched the new Campaigns feature is to make testing easier and faster for you.

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We Made Selling Easier: Learn About the Merchant Tools You May be Missing Out On

What is Scheduling Fee Bidding?
Scheduling Fee Bidding, or SFB as we often refer to it, is similar to a listing fee — it’s the cost of getting an item scheduled into auction. The Scheduling Fee bid set by the Merchant determines how much volume is scheduled for auction. High Scheduling Fee Bids will result in more volume; low Scheduling Fee Bids will result in less.

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Tophatter 2019 Merchant Kick-Off

Happy 2019! At Tophatter, we always say we have two customers: our Shoppers and our Merchants. Through continued partnership with our Merchants, we can improve the selling experience and build our businesses together. As the new year ramps up, we wanted to take a moment to look back at last year and give you a preview into what we’re focusing on for 2019.

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The Tophatter Discovery Shopping Story [Video]

Seven years ago, we set out to create a more entertaining way to shop. This year, Tophatter will generate $500 million of GMV and we’re just getting started.

Watch a short video of our story (so far) that was launched at Shoptalk 2018 in Las Vegas.

(more…)

Use New Category Insights to Power Your Inventory

Today, we launched Category Insights in the Seller Tools. Category Insights provide an hourly look at product performance across Tophatter at a category and subcategory level. By comparing the last 7 days to 7-14 days ago, Category Insights shows recent demand trends to help with your inventory planning and selling performance.

(more…)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Inventory Financing

In business, cash is king. Without it, you couldn’t grow. But cash flow isn’t always reliable, especially in ecommerce when your income is tied up for two weeks or longer. Which is why many marketplace sellers turn to financing. But is financing right for your business?

To help you make more sense of this space and see how you can take your business to the next level, here are five things you didn’t know about inventory financing.

(more…)

Welcome to the Tophatter Seller Hub

Today, we launched the new Tophatter Seller Hub! The Seller Hub serves as a home for all the information you need as part of our Seller community.

(more…)

Introducing an Improved Fee Structure

What you need to know about the new fee structure:

2019 is a big year for the Tophatter community. In 2018 we focused on controlled growth, improving predictability for Merchants. This year, we are empowering Merchants with more education, tools, transparency, and most importantly putting control into your hands.

(more…)

Tips & Tricks: Make Campaigns Do the Work For You

Who doesn’t want to make selling easier? We built the Campaigns tool to do the work of testing for you. To get started, we put together some tips and tricks to get the most of your Campaigns.

(more…)

Faster Feedback Loops + Easier Testing = Better Tophatter for You

Testing products is key to see what sells best in the auctions. Today, we launched the new Campaigns feature is to make testing easier and faster for you.

(more…)

We Made Selling Easier: Learn About the Merchant Tools You May be Missing Out On

What is Scheduling Fee Bidding?
Scheduling Fee Bidding, or SFB as we often refer to it, is similar to a listing fee — it’s the cost of getting an item scheduled into auction. The Scheduling Fee bid set by the Merchant determines how much volume is scheduled for auction. High Scheduling Fee Bids will result in more volume; low Scheduling Fee Bids will result in less.

(more…)

Tophatter 2019 Merchant Kick-Off

Happy 2019! At Tophatter, we always say we have two customers: our Shoppers and our Merchants. Through continued partnership with our Merchants, we can improve the selling experience and build our businesses together. As the new year ramps up, we wanted to take a moment to look back at last year and give you a preview into what we’re focusing on for 2019.

(more…)

The Tophatter Discovery Shopping Story [Video]

Seven years ago, we set out to create a more entertaining way to shop. This year, Tophatter will generate $500 million of GMV and we’re just getting started.

Watch a short video of our story (so far) that was launched at Shoptalk 2018 in Las Vegas.

(more…)