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eBay to streamline apps post PayPal split

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eBay will be removing several mobile apps and rolling them into one as it reviews its operations post-split with payPal. The move was announced in a blog post yesterday. The distinct eBay Valet, eBay Motors and eBay Fashion apps will be discontinued and the functionality rolled into the general eBay App for tablets and smartphones. […]

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eBay Power 30 Index via Voucher Codes

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There have been a few reports in the press lately based on some data from Terapeak, showing the top retailers in the UK and how much business they do. Voucher Codes has pulled all this information together into an infographic, showing not just the top retailers but also the top locations in the UK for […]

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eBay auto-relist fee change for Private Sellers

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eBay are to change the way auto-relisted items are charged for, this change only affects private sellers. Currently on eBay, the auto-relist feature is selected by default and, if it fails to sell first time around, your item will be automatically relisted another two times at no further charge. This will change for items relisted […]

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Have you checked out your eBay Detailed Defect Report?

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Maybe a week or two ago eBay rolled out the new Detailed Defect Report. It’s not an easy thing to find so you might have missed it. Equally it wasn’t announced with much fanfare. The report gives you more in depth information about those all important defects that determine your trading status on eBay. If […]

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eBay feedback “Did the item arrive on time?”

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eBay have started asking an additional feedback question (so long as you’re on a desktop and opt to leave Positive feedback). The question reads “Did the item arrive on or before Friday, 17 July 2015? Estimated Delivery Date: 17 July” with radio buttons for a simple “Yes/No” answer. There are a number of comments we’ve […]

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Now eBay are divorced, what should they change?

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Jane, known as the eBay Anorak, is an eBay Specialist Consultant with a very healthy client base of different sized UK & International businesses across many categories. She also manages listings for a local company, and both listings and fulfilment of a global European based company’s UK shop and her own eBay UK shop, these […]

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eBay are taking action on Duplicate Listings

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We’ve received a number of questions from sellers over the past few weeks as to what’s classed as a duplicate listing and what qualifies as two distinctly different listings. If you’ve got to ask the question you’re probably treading in murky water and our advice is don’t risk it. What’s more interesting though is what […]

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eBay is 40% of the company it once was

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eBay and PayPal are just three days away from becoming separate companies and just 6 days away from having each company’s shares set free on the stock market to rise and fall according to each company’s performance. Shares have already started trading and currently Paypal Holdings Inc. are trading at $36.93 whilst eBay is trading […]

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Where have all eBay’s fixed price listings gone?

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There’s an interesting thread on the eBay PowerSeller board postulating that there’s been a change in eBay’s Best Match which is heavily favouring auctions rather than fixed price Buy It Now listings. Sellers have navigated to certain eBay categories and discovered that very few of the first 100 listings are Fixed price – almost all […]

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eBay to protect UK sellers from German postal strike

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Back in June we noted that the Deutsche Post strike in Germany was starting to impact UK sellers shipping to Germany. eBay have already started to protect German sellers discounting low detailed seller ratings in the calculation of the seller status. eBay Germany are also working for automatic removal of DSRs if the strikes continue […]

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