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eBay UK sponsor BFC Contemporary

BFC Contemporary

The British Fashion Council and eBay have joined forces to launch BFC Contemporary. BFC Contemporay aims to strengthen the UK’s contemporary ready-to-wear and accessory offering by providing fashion designers with a programme of mentorship and commercial opportunities. The British Fashion Council and eBay will work closely with the selected designers to support and build their […]

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Is it time to ditch HTML templates in eBay UK listings?

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Recently we noted that eBay UK’s off-the-peg HTML designs, called Listing Designer, were going up in price and it got me thinking. Rather like cigarettes or petrol, when the government puts up the price, it generally means it wants you to use them less. And so it goes with eBay too. If they up the […]

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eBay Inc. reports Q2 earnings – Round Up

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There’s a stack of reportage out there regarding eBay’s second quarter results last week. I’ve picked out a few choice cuts I think serious eBay sellers should read. For a reasoned and sober, high level investor view, the Wall Street Journal’s summary is very digestable. Bloomberg takes a less sunny view noting in particular that […]

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Finlux sign fulfillment deal with eBay Enterprise

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TV brand Finlux has struck a deal with eBay Enterprise that sees eBay handling their whole fulfillment and shipping functions. Rapid growth for Finlux means that they need extra capacity. eBay Enterprise has over six million sq ft of fulfillment space in total and the partnership also includes an online delivery service with named day, […]

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Advert on eBay UK says “Sell on Flubit”


I was a bit surprised to see an Advert on eBay for rival marketplace Flubit. It’s not just that Flubit is a rival marketplace but also that their proposition is that they’ll find you a better price than on Amazon! Flubit are doing great at the moment and things are looking like they’ll only get […]

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eBay Motors powerboat subtitle fee change

Power Boat

eBay have announced a small price change in for eBay motors. It won’t affect the vast majority of sellers as it only applies to the Powerboats and Other Watercraft categories. From the 14th of August, you’ll be charged £0.50 to add a subtitle to Powerboats and Other Watercraft listings bringing fees into line with the […]

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eBay survey: Possible fees for Daily Deal exposure


eBay have been surveying some of their larger sellers and as always the survey questions give some insight on how eBay may intend to do future business and how the fee structures may change in the future. Some of the questions seem quite reasonable but others raise more questions. Like how much is it going […]

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Loom bands daily deal on eBay today only!

Loom Bands

There’s a daily deal on today, for one day only, for any parent who has children mad about Loom Bands – the latest craze of turning small rubber bands into jewellery. On the deal there are Loom Band packs ranging in size from 1,200 pieces to 10,000 pieces with prices from £3.95 (free post) to […]

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eBay UK unannounced 50k listing promotion

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There appears to be a listing promotion running from today, 7th July through to the 18th of July for business sellers on eBay UK. The promotion is for 50,000 free insertion fees on fixed price eligible listings. You’ll need to check your promotion offers in My eBay/Selling Manager to see if you’re included – if […]

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Mandatory Managed Returns carrier selection


Following the announcement that eBay Managed Returns will become mandatory for some UK sellers as early as the 13th of August this year, we’ve had some questions over the pricing of the service. With two services available – Royal Mail and Collect Plus, how will the service used be chosen, especially if it’s the seller […]

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