Online Classified Marketplaces: Driving Growth with a Secure Payment Solution

Posted November 24, 2020 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
Luke Merriman discusses the accelerated growth of e-commerce, which has been brought about due to COVID-19. Specifically, Merriman focuses on online classified marketplaces and looks to identify the changes required by these marketplaces to capitalize on the growth in e-commerce. He presents detailed results of a survey carried out by Trustap, an Irish startup specializing in escrow-style payments for online marketplaces.
About The Author
Luke Merriman
Luke Merriman is Product Manager at Trustap, a startup specializing in online payments. His area of expertise is in alternative finance. Previously, Mr. Merriman was a financial technology researcher at State Street. He earned a bachelor's degree in business information systems and a master's degree in financial technology from University College Cork, Ireland. He can be reached at
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