Mirakl plans to triple its UK business in 2016 – its leading EMEA market outside of France

LONDON, Mar. 8, 2016 – Mirakl, a leading global Marketplace solutions provider, has announced today that following substantial growth in its European and UK operations, it is recruiting additional partners for its BLINK programme, a select group of Mirakl eCommerce and marketplace solution providers that deliver support and consultancy to B2B and B2C clients implementing the Mirakl Marketplace Platform.

With rapid growth in the UK market, Mirakl plans to triple its customer base over the coming year, adding new clients to its roster of leading UK retail businesses already using the Mirakl Marketplace Platform, which includes brands such as Conde Nast, Game and Halfords.

To ensure customers continue receiving the highest levels of service and consultancy, and to support the growing BLINK partner programme, Mirakl is also further expanding its London office with the recruitment of pre-sales, sales and solution experts that will operate throughout the UK.

Globally, eCommerce sales are set to exceed USD3.5 trillion in the next five years, the web will account for 12.4% of global retail sales by 2019, according to research from eMarketer[1]. The UK has become Mirakl’s largest EMEA market outside France, so it is no surprise that retailers, online pure players, service providers and media houses are all looking towards Marketplaces to drive new online revenue streams.

Eric Chemouny, Senior Vice President for EMEA at Mirakl said, “UK companies are grasping the opportunity to ‘be’ their own marketplace, and free themselves of the limitations of other platforms. The UK is a strategic market to Mirakl and we have big plans for growth. We are very pleased to be expanding our internal teams further and inviting solutions providers with a deep understanding of online retail and marketplace technology to join the BLINK partner network.”

The Mirakl Marketplace Platform provides a secure online environment to host transactions between buyers and sellers of both products and services – both B2B and B2C organisations can dramatically increase their product range, expand geographically and introduce a profitable new sales channel. Organisations can use marketplaces to regain their price competitiveness, increase margins, as well as test and extend product ranges inventory and risk free. Ultimately this keeps customers excited about a brand and generates repeat business.

Partners wanting to know more about the BLINK solution provider programme should contact Mirakl at http://www.mirakl.com/contact/

About Mirakl
Mirakl provides state-of-the-art software solutions that allow B2C and B2B organizations to launch and operate their own online marketplace. Mirakl Marketplace B2C and Mirakl Marketplace B2B make it easy for vast numbers of vendors to be federated on a unique platform, allowing consumers to benefit from an extended product offering, competitive prices and a superior customer experience. Mirakl has helped some of the world’s leading organizations, as well as smaller innovative enterprises including Best Buy Canada, Woolworths, Auchan, Carrefour, Conde Nast, Darty, Galeries Lafayette, Halfords, Menlook, Oclio, The Beautyst and Truffaut to drive commerce and offer a greater scope for expansion combined with higher profit growth and lower risk. Founded in 2012, Mirakl drives marketplace projects in more than 20 countries around the world and has closed a 20 million dollar Series B round of funding in July 2015. For more information: www.mirakl.com

Published on: 12:14PM on 8th March 2016