TikTok is planning to partners with TalkShopLive to launch its live shopping feature on TikTok in the North America region. The TalkShopLive will allow content creators and brands to sell items through TikTok videos. Los Angeles based TalkShopLive platform takes a 10% commission from sellers for providing its services, and TikTok is likely to cover that cost for the initial phase of the project.
TikTok partners with TalkShopLive to outsource live shopping features
In 2021, TikTok and TalkShopLive joint venture raised $6 million in a seed extension round. The shopping feature will go live in the US very soon. TikTok didn’t respond on the specifics of the kind of partnerships the company is looking for to expand its live commerce offerings.
TikTok constantly exploring new and different options for how we can best serve our community, creators and merchants in markets around the world, which could include partnerships which further support a seamless e-commerce experience for merchants. When it comes to market expansion for TikTok Shop we are always guided by demand and are constantly exploring new and different options for how we can best serve our Community, Creators and Merchants in markets around the world. These efforts include exploring partnerships that further support a seamless e-commerce experience for merchants, which is an important part of our ecosystem.TikTok
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