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Have you had an eBay UK free listing offer this weekend?

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Hardly a weekend goes by without some sort of free listing offer from eBay UK. The offers aren’t universal of late and it seems that different cohorts of sellers get them. Sometimes I get an email myself on a seller account I hold. Often I get a tip off. This night there is no alert […]

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eBay comment on OpenSSL/Heartbleed bug

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eBay have issued this statement on the OpenSSL problem which many are referring to as the Heratbleed Bug. This is the comment in full: A Message Regarding OpenSSL- “Heartbleed Bug” There has been a lot of discussion recently in regard to a security vulnerability in a version of OpenSSL, commonly known as the “Heartbleed Bug.” […]

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eBay Inc. and Icahn truce on PayPal spin-off – for now

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It has been a heated war of words over the past few months, as activist investor Carl Icahn has put pressure on eBay to spin-off PayPal from eBay Inc. eBay strenuously defended the claim strenuously and it seems, for now at least, that the union is secure. “We are very pleased to have reached this […]

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20 free listings every month for eBay UK private sellers

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Commencing on the 13th May, eBay UK will be dramatically simplifying the fee structures for private sellers. In the first instance, every private seller will now qualify for 20 free listings each month. Excluding Motors, these listings can be auction or fixed price with any start price. Once sellers have exhausted their supply of 0 […]

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eBay.com change rules for editing Fixed Price listings

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In an announcement today eBay UK have announced that sellers will now enjoy greater flexibility when it comes to amending or editing Fixed Price listings, even if they already have made sales or have a Best Offer pending. The announcement reads: “Great news! To give sellers additional flexibility, you can now edit a number of […]

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eSellerPro and Genie and the Geek launch Marketplace University

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eSellerPro is launching Marketplace University in partnership with ecommerce consultancy Genie and the Geek. The classroom based education programme promises practical advice and best practice to enable retailers to achieve their multichannel objectives. The day long sessions will be presented in Manchester and London and cost between £99 and £249. To express an interest or […]

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Is there a glitch with eBay UK shops?

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It might be worth checking that all is well with your eBay Shop. Today we’ve had several reports from sellers who are having problems. Have you? Firstly, the subscription level of the correspondents’ Shops has been raised from Basic to Featured without the sellers’ knowledge and billed accordingly. eBay have reportedly accepted that this is […]

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Sellers report faults with eBay UK search

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This afternoon, we’ve received numerous reports of sellers having problems with search on eBay UK. Basically, sellers who would expect to find their products in more prominent positions in search on eBay are discovering their goods further down returned search results. Oner seller says of the problem: Sales are dramatically down. I noticed when I […]

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