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A break in 'TheMarket' with NZ's new online shopping platform


Written by Starshipit

Looking to take your online store a step further? Starshipit has partnered with NZ’s fastest growing online marketplace, TheMarketFind out how you can plug & play and convert more sales this holiday season!

New Zealand’s version of Amazon

Launched in August this year by The Warehouse Group, TheMarket is New Zealand’s own lifestyle-focused online shopping experience. Similar to eCommerce sites like The Iconic, it features a curated range of new products from international, local, and niche brands. TheMarket has a wide range of products including fashion, toys, electronics, books, sports items, and designer goods. Currently, offering 1500+ brands with new additions every week, it aims to create a shopping ecosystem like Amazon and be the first place people go to when they want to buy. TheMarket offers interest-free instalment payments via PartPay, tracked shipping and free returns. As the first big local competitor to international eCommerce giants like ASOS, The Iconic, and Amazon, TheMarket has rattled New Zealand's traditional retail market.

“TheMarket is a curated lifestyle marketplace with a broad range of categories from over 1700 international, local and niche brands including Cotton On, Città, Toyco, Snappy and many more to come. With shopping guides and articles galore, customers will gain the inspiration they need to make their next online purchase a goodie, plus there is the added convenience of being able to click and collect at Marketpoint locations across NZ.Over the coming months, we’ll see TheMarket shape up to be a strong contender for the Christmas/Cyber trading period as we venture into new categories, roll out over 100 more MarketPoint locations, and launch our subscription programme which will allow customers to enjoy free shipping just in time for the holiday season.”

— Sarah Gunn, GM Trading, TheMarket

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Starshipit ❤ TheMarket

Starshipit can seamlessly integrate with your store on TheMarket pulling order information from your eCommerce platform, like Shopify. Taking it a step further, Starshipit will recognise your SBM (Shipping by Market) codes and automatically print labels using TheMarkets courier accounts. Combined with TheMarket’s own shipping rates and Starshipit’s automatic label generation, you can take advantage of excellent rates, save time, cut shipping costs, and convert more sales.

Popular brands such as Princess Polly and Tony Bianco are already using the winning combo of Starshipit and TheMarket to sell their products. You get the exposure; the customer gets the products and a good experience. What’s not to love?

Contact us today and we can help you get set up with the click of a button. Be sure to mention ‘TheMarket’ in your message.

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