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How to Save Up to $1,300 on eBay

January 25, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

How can you save $1,300 on eBay? Spend $13,000 on a luxury watch. eBay is once again running a sale on luxury goods, this time luxury watches, one of its “focus categories.” eBay ran similar promotions during the 2022 holiday […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

eBay International Standard Delivery Doesn’t Always Use the Shipping Hub

January 16, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

During last week’s eBay for Business podcast, a seller asked why most of the time, packages sent via eBay International Standard Delivery went to eBay’s processing center before being forwarded to the customer, but sometimes eBay directed the seller to […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

eBay Demands for Photo IDs Leave Sellers Uncomfortable

December 28, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Not long ago we received a raft of emails from readers expressing concerns that eBay was requiring them to upload images of their driver’s license. “eBay is now requiring a photo id along with all of the information I have […]


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eBay and Etsy CEOs Call for Lawmakers to Act on Small-Business Issues

December 20, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

As the year wound down, the CEOs of eBay and Etsy called on US lawmakers to take action to help small-business owners who sell on their respective platforms, but each executive had his own priority. For eBay CEO Jamie Iannone, […]


Platforms, Technology

eBay Spends Big in 4th Quarter to Attract High-End Shoppers

November 28, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

eBay appears to be putting its holiday marketing budget into its handful of focus categories as it runs another sale in luxury goods to attract big spenders. After recently funding coupons to encourage shoppers in luxury watches and fine jewelry, […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Caveat as eBay Announces Lower FedEx Home Delivery Rates

November 8, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

The cost of shipping FedEx packages to residential addresses through eBay’s shipping program actually dropped, the marketplace announced on Tuesday. But there is a caveat for sellers. eBay said sellers can now enjoy deeper discounts on FedEx Home Delivery, though […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

eBay Shipping Label System Crashed Tuesday Evening

September 20, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

eBay sellers were unable to print shipping labels on Tuesday evening. The Technical Issues board was inundated with reports of problems beginning around 3:30 pm. eBay displayed the following message when sellers tried to print labels: “Something went wrong. Sorry, […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Announces Faster Payouts, Discounted Shipping, and More

September 15, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

If yesterday’s news from Amazon’s seller conference seemed all about brands, regular sellers got some good news on day-two of Amazon Accelerate – including faster payouts and free access to multichannel shipping software from a service that previously cost $450/month. […]


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eBay to Give $10,000 Grants to 50 Small Retailers

May 3, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

eBay will award $10,000 grants to 50 small retailers in the US for business needs such as physical and digital store improvements, new equipment and inventory, technology, hiring and training to support their success. The initiative is part of eBay’s […]


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eBay Affiliate Program Will See Improvements in 2022

December 28, 2021

Via: EcommerceBytes

The eBay affiliate program will see improvements in 2022, according to the director of the program, Michael Lill. In an end-of-year message for participants in the eBay Partner Network (ePN), Lill recapped the year and, looking ahead, said there was […]


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Deals: Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro falls to $2,099, AirPods return to $129, extra 25% off at eBay

August 31, 2020

Via: Apple Insider

Additional month-end Apple deals continue to flow in this Aug. 31, with up to $500 off MacBook Pros, fresh price drops on AirPods 2 at Amazon and other Apple resellers, and an extra 25% off select iPhones and Apple Watches […]


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eBay bans face mask and hand sanitizer listings to halt coronavirus price gouging

March 6, 2020

Via: The Verge

eBay is escalating its fight against online price gouging during the coronavirus outbreak with a new outright ban on all sales of face masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes. The new policy, outlined in a notice to sellers posted Friday, […]


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eBay Adds New Seller Financing, Customer Payment Options

July 25, 2018

Via: Ecommerce Times

eBay and Square Capital on Tuesday announced a partnership to provide eBay sellers in the United States with access to business financing of up to US$100,000. The funds can be made available in as little as one day. Square Capital […]


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Microsoft’s Ecommerce Path Takes Another Turn

October 5, 2017

Via: CMSWire

Microsoft has had a long and complicated relationship with ecommerce in general and with its ecommerce vendor, Digital River, in particular. Microsoft’s ecommerce history started with its 1996 acquisition of Commerce Server from eShop, a company founded by Pierre Omidyar, […]


Mobile Marketing

Multichannel Selling: Online Marketplace Considerations to Boost Sales in 2016

December 14, 2015

Via: itCurated

Retailers today must be agile and flexible in how, when, where and even why they sell in various channels. Yes, you want visitors coming to your site, experiencing your brand and becoming valuable lifetime customers. After all, you’ve spent the […]


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eBay launches shipping membership service eBay Plus in Germany

September 16, 2015

Via: itCurated

eBay is said to launch a paid shipping membership service in Germany. The program, called eBay Plus, promises free delivery within two days on millions of items, as well as free returns within 30 days of a purchase. eBay Plus […]


E-payment & Security

Relax! The money you have in Google Wallet is FDIC insured

April 20, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google’s decision to put consumers’ Google Wallet balances in federally-insured financial institutions means users of the mobile payment service can sleep soundly at night. That is because Google Wallet balances as high as $250,000 are now insured by the FDIC. […]


News

eBay Raises Shipping Caps on Media: What You Need to Know

February 6, 2015

Via: itCurated

Do you sell media on eBay? Here’s a heads-up that the marketplace has raised its shipping caps in some media categories, and what you as a seller need to know about the changes. The Basics eBay first set media shipping […]