New site built at Mercadium

Mercadium, a new e-commerce site for the building industry, is looking for a design consultancy to help launch it on to the European market this summer.

Five British construction companies have joined forces to launch the site: Aggregate Industries, Alfred McAlpine, BPB, Pilkington and RMC.

Due for a mid-summer launch, the site has been set up by three entrepreneurs, Emma Welsh, Jerome Losson and Robert Gill. Welsh, a director, says: “It is essential for electronic market places, irrespective of their industries, to set the standard. We will be seeking to imitate the effect and get the largest trading volume through our site.”

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