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Terapeak launches free eBay analytics app

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eBay and Amazon analytics company Terapeak has updated its eBay analytics dashboard and launched a new free app that can help sellers understand their sales better. Sellers can now analyze web traffic and sales performance by category, marketplace and revenue, as well as examine the performance of individual listings. The dashboard looks pretty good (check […]

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32 countries now served by eBay Global Shipping Programme

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eBay has added 12 new countries to the Global Shipping Programme this month. You can find out all about GSP here. That takes the total to 32. The countries already served are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the USA […]

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eBay says North beats South as hub of English online selling

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The North of England is the UK’s online retailing hotspot according to a new report from eBay’s Public Policy Lab. Denting the popular perception that London is the country’s ecommerce powerhouse, eBay’s report shows that Greater Manchester has a greater concentration of small online businesses than anywhere else in England. The report, based on newly […]

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eBay CEO bags $8.5m in shares sale

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eBay CEO and President John Donahoe sold 145,258 eBay Inc.shares for $8,555,754 ($58.90 each) in April. In February Donahoe exercised options and sold 129,400 shares for $7.1 million ($55). Later in the year, when eBay and PayPal divorce, Donahoe will stand down as eBay Inc. CEO and President but is expected to stay on on […]

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eBay Germany trials buyer loyalty scheme called eBay+

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eBay.de is trialling a buyer loyalty scheme called eBay+ and it looks a great deal like Amazon Prime. Although full details have yet to emerge, buyers will be able to pay an annual subscription fee of something like €15 – €20 and in return members will get expedited and guaranteed speedy shipping and free returns […]

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Computers rule on some eBay UK disputes

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eBay have confirmed that, in some cases, automated computer systems settle disputes between buyers and sellers. This is hardly a surprise and when you consider many of the disputes that eBay must deal with it’s hardly a problem either. An algorithm can easily judge when certain aspects of a sale have gone awry. Payment not […]

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Top Tip: How to increase visibility on eBay

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Joe Szczygielski is an eCommerce expert at Mole End software, specialising in their One Stop Order Processing product, and enjoys helping to make people aware of how his product can be used to make order processing efficient and easy. Joe has also sold on eBay for a number of years and built a solid understanding […]

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eBay users raise over £220,000 for Nepal

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With the wall to wall press coverage of the election immediately following the birth of a new Princess, it’s easy to forget that it’s less than two weeks since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Much help is still needed and you can still get involved through eBay for Charity. Generous eBay sellers have already […]

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eBay: Where’s your feedback gone?

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We’ve woken up this morning to discover that eBay has deleted everyone’s feedback. Whereas once you would see a feedback score in the Seller Information Box at the head of every one of the 14 million listings on the site, today there is none. Tamebay reader Julius was first to spot missing feedback when looking […]

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eBay UK stiffens seller sanctions for duplicate listings

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Tamebay reader Jon wrote to us regarding eBay’s duplicate listing policy he said: “We contacted eBay directly to ask about a minor technicality (linking a duplicate SKU to our inventory and order management software), and they informed us that it was against eBay policy to duplicate product listings on different accounts. So this of course […]

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