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Devin Wenig to become CEO of eBay

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As president of eBay Marketplaces, Devin Wenig leads the eBay, classifieds and StubHub businesses globally. He will become CEO of the new eBay company when eBay and PayPal separate into independent publicly traded companies in 2015. As CEO of eBay, Devin will lead a new eBay Inc., consisting of the businesses that are today eBay […]

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eBay ‘Other courier’ Click & Collect changes


eBay have announced that moving forwards that if you describe shipping services as ‘Other 24 hour courier’ or ‘Other 48 hour courier’, these listings will now become eligible for Click & Collect as long as they meet the criteria. However you will still need to ship via one of the 5 Click & Collect eligible […]

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Are you using the eBay Out Of Stock feature?

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We’ve just seen our first “Out of Stock” eBay listing. Out of Stock is a relatively new feature which allows an eBay listing to remain open at eBay even when there is zero quantity remaining. Using the Out of Stock feature enables the eBay listing to retain its item number, the count of items sold, […]

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Increase your eBay conversion rate by up to 60%


Wiser is a dynamic pricing and merchandising engine that monitors, analyzes, and reprices retail products in real-time. Wiser enables retailers to boost profit margins and revenue, price with confidence, and improve merchandising through a sound pricing strategy. Today Angelica Valentine from Wiser breaks down the latest eBay analytics and what they mean for merchants with […]

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Unannounced NO eBay final value fee credits

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Following the last few days issues with invoice layouts and random refunded listings reappearing in waiting to ship items we’re hearing that pretty much everything is fixed (at least we’re hoping so, please let us know if that’s not the case for you). eBay have undertaken to remove defects for any sellers who refunded customers […]

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eBay invoice layout Snafu

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We’re seeing multiple issues on eBay today including a change in the way invoices are laid out and previously refunded orders appearing ready to despatch. You need to check that you don’t despatch orders already refunded. When printing orders it appears return addresses have been added which may result in returns outside the managed return […]

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Wanted: eBay Seller case studies


Would you like eBay to promote your business in the press? If so read on, eBay is looking for sellers to take part in promotional activity in October as part of the launch of Click & Collect at Argos. They are looking for sellers in Birmingham, Belfast, Leeds, Colchester and Newcastle. And are especially keen […]

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Should eBay ban Flash & Javascript to stop XSS flaws?


Following on from the BBC press about eBay XSS vulnerabilities and several hundred listings being identified as phishing directly from the eBay site, we thought we should poll the experts for some opinions. eBay are caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand they could have a blanket ban on all […]

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Sponsored ads on the eBay mobile apps

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Tamebay reader Stuart is among the first to spot sponsored adverts on the new version of the eBay mobile apps. So far he’s spotted listings that go to ASOS and Firetrap. We’ve never been fans for off-eBay adverts, but Stuart says he’s been seeing them in places where eBay don’t have many search results. eBay’s […]

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eBay XSS infected listings still on the site

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Since we wrote about the eBay XSS vulnerability last week we’ve been inundated with readers telling us that the issue has not only been around for months, but still exists and is yet to be patched. We’ve had comments such as “I think it’s time eBay stopped allowing the use of javascript and Flash on […]

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