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eBay Motors 2014 BTCC champions

BTCC Colin Turkington

eBay Motors driver Colin Turkington has been crowned the 2014 British Touring Car Champion. Colin and the entire West Surrey Racing Team were at eBay UK’s offices in Richmond to celebrate a fantastic year in the BTCC. eBay Motors’ sponsorship has been a key factor in the success of the team this year and is […]

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50k free listings for invited eBay UK business sellers

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Several of you have been in touch to tell us that there is currently a free listings promotion for invited eBay business sellers. It’s already underway. If you’ve been invited and are eligible then you can bag up to free 50k listings on eBay. The personalised URLs and invites mean we can’t share an eBay […]

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What will eBay do with all the money?


There’s no doubt in any one’s mind that PayPal is doing well. That’s why investors are happy at the prospect of seeing PayPal floated off as a separate company free to plough it’s own furrow in the payments industry unencumbered by eBay. What’s not really been talked about however is the amount that eBay has […]

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E-Motive Vehicle Registration Look up tool

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E-Motive have released a new widget for eBay Motor accessory traders, it enables customers to enter their car or bike registration number and then only be shown accessories which will fit their vehicle. The E-Motive Vehicle Registration Look Up tool which can be integrated into either your eBay store template or item template. Using the […]

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eBay seller to fund Return Postage for SNAD/Faulty


If a buyer returns an item because of a change of heart, it’s right that they pay the return postage so long as the seller has specified this up front in their terms and conditions. If however the item is faulty it’s up to the sellers to fund the return postage. This hasn’t always been […]

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eBay.com hide the stick for extended returns carrot


eBay.com have decided to change their holiday mandate for extended returns. Instead of removing the Top Rated Seller Discount for those sellers who don’t offer extended returns, everyone will keep their Top Rated Seller Discount. To encourage sellers to offer extended holiday returns they’ve replaced the threat of losing your Top Rated Seller Discount with […]

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eBay acknowledge problem with File Exchange

eBay Bug

Several eBay sellers have been in touch reporting problems with eBay’s File Exchange service. File Exchange is an eBay service that helps you bulk upload listings to eBay in a CSV format and also download sales reports too, you can find out more here. One Tamebay correspondent, reporting problems, says: We are supposed to be […]

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Tanya Lawler: eBay at Christmas Interview Recording


If you missed last week’s “eBay at Christmas: An interview with Tanya Lawler”, it’s now available as a recorded webcast. Tanya talked about how eBay aim to getyou more buyers for peak season and what they are doing to help drive traffic to your listings. This included new innovations such as Click & Collect and […]

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eBay Launches Domestic Selling in Russia


eBay have added the ability for Russian retailers to sell on eBay Russia. This is the first time in almost 10 years that eBay has established a marketplace in a new country. Up until now eBay has only enabled Russians to buy on eBay. Now retailers can start to sell in a phased roll out, […]

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eBay restore RSS feeds to shops

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A few weeks ago we had a ton of readers asking what had happened to eBay RSS feeds. The ability to follow a sellers listings by subscribing via RSS to their eBay shop had vanished from the site. eBay have now told us “There were some issues in the last couple of weeks which are […]

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