Trade Me

Trade Me

WHY SELL ON TRADE ME:

Trade Me is the leading ecommerce platform in New Zealand: 85% of the population of New Zealand have a Trade Me account. Trade Me offers many opportunities for selling clothing, shoes, home and accessories. Trade Me also provides services as insurances, houses and holidays and can even serve as a dating site. Trade me is perfect for selling out of season products to New Zealand.

HOW TO SELL ON TRADE ME:

To sell on Trade Me, merchants must be authenticated. The authentication process is easy and can be done through one of Trade Me’s sales team. After registration on Trade Me, sellers need to list products by API, spreadsheet or content management system. 

SHIPPING AND RETURNS ON TRADE ME

On Trade Me, all merchants are responsible for the shipping of their products. Customers can return purchases within 14 calendar days as a guideline. However, 60 days is preferable. All merchants must have a returns policy that fulfils their obligations to New Zealand consumers under the Consumer Guarantees Act for faulty or damaged goods. On Trade Me, free shipping is not compulsory but it is recommended. 

TRADE ME PROMOTIONAL TOOLS:

Trade Me promotional tools include: featured listings, bold titles, galleries, highlighted listings, specific combos. Other marketing and merchandising tools available on Trade Me are newsletter inclusion and social media push. External marketing is considered depending on the brand.

TRADE ME FEES:

On Trade Me, commission fees are composed of a fixed part and a variable part, depending on product's category. As guidance, Trade Me charges sellers 7.9% on all sales plus 1.95 % for PING fee.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SELLING ON TRADE ME:

If you are interested in selling on Trade Me, get in touch with Pentagon – the marketplace experts focused on accelerating your global online success.

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DISCLAIMER: The content on this page is updated regularly, based on the latest marketplace information supplied. However, if you want specific details around marketplace seller requirements,  please get in touch with the marketplace directly. We do not accept liability for any inaccuracies on this page. 

Key Information

URL:
www.trademe.co.nz
Year founded:
1999
Main country of operation:
New Zealand
Countries of operation:
New Zealand
Active listings:
6,000,000
Registered users:
4.4 million
Daily visitors:
800,000 daily visitors
Main products categories:
All product categories + services
Currency accepted:
NZD$ and BP
Payment methods accepted:
Major credit and debit cards. PING (Trade Me cash wallet)
Marketing tools:
Display advertising, newsletter inclusion, social media push, external marketing considered
Shipping:
DDU shipping method, free shipping desirable
Returns:
14 calendar days as a guideline, 60 days preferred
Fees:
7.9% on all sales + 1.95 % PING fee
Newsletter subscribers:
1.3 million
App downloads:
1.2 million
Facebook fans:
105,739

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