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uBuyFirst launch app for eBay Power Buyers


Most of the time, when we talk about eBay on Tamebay, we write about selling, at least so far as professional eBay users go. However there are professional buyers out there too, I remember hearing about one Shooting Star (10,000+ feedback) who had never sold a single item on the site. uBuyFirst is an application […]

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eBay.com warns of potential disruption in light of snowstorm

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As you’ve probably heard on the news, the Eastern Seaboard of the United States is currently taking a battering from a huge snow storm that’s centred on New York. With as much as three feet of snow predicted, there’s a vehicle curfew currently in place in NYC and citizens in the affected area are being […]

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Are you an eBay Warlord?

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Thanks to Nick at iPosters for sharing this and allowing us to put it up on Tamebay for a little Friday afternoon light relief. He sells overseas and when he’s using ebay.nl, he uses the Chrome Browser and the translate function from Dutch into into English with these results.

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1000 free eBay.com/.ca listings 22nd – 26th January

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From 22nd until 26th January 2015, eBay.com and eBay Canada are holding a pricing promotion for all sellers who meet the minimum standards. Basically, it’s 1000 free listings per seller account. Obviously there are Ts and Cs, which you can find here. Thanks to the guys at Seller Express for the tip off.

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10k sign petition in protest at eBay sales of Charlie Hebdo

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An online petition has called on eBay, Amazon and Priceminister to stop selling copies of the Charlie Hebdo “survivors’ edition magazine on their marketplaces for big prices. The petition called “Retirez les ventes de “Charlie Hebdo” à prix exorbitants sur vos sites” (Stop the sale of Charlie Hebdo at exorbitant prices on your sites), was […]

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Penman’s latest on eBay seller VAT on eBay UK


You can’t knock Andrew Penman’s persistence. He has written another article today about overseas sellers he accuses of not paying their fair whack of VAT on eBay UK sales. It’s the latest in a line of several pieces that stretch back to before Christmas. It’s called: “Why isn’t more being done about the foreign eBay […]

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Royal Mail enhance Click & Drop service for eBay sellers

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Some of you may already print your postage online and pay by PayPal. The service has been enhanced and rebranded as Click & Drop. Click & Drop allows eBay sellers to integrate their selling account with the Royal Mail system that allows easy purchase and printing of postage labels. Crucially, there is no need for […]

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The Register probes VAT affairs of Chinese iPad sellers

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Online tech news outlet The Register has been probing the VAT affairs of Chinese iPad sellers on eBay UK and specifically examines how they can’t be profitable unless they don’t pay VAT. You can read the whole article on The Register here but this gives a flavour. “A number of iPad sellers based outside the […]

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eBay broker warehouse deal to help Chinese sellers sell to UK


In an media announcement entitled “eBay China Warehousing Deal Benefits All”, eBay Inc. reveals a new deal that they say will help Chinese sellers export to consumers in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. eBay says the deal with Winit Corporation will “enable Chinese sellers more opportunity to reach overseas markets, providing much wanted inventory […]

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Rhian Bartlett: New eBay UK Senior Director of Soft Goods

Rhian Bartlett

It’s the first week of the New Year and eBay have already announced a new hire in a senior UK postition. Rhian Bartlett joins eBay from Sainsbury’s and has been appointed eBay’s new Senior Director of Soft Goods. Rhian was Business Unit Director for Sainsbury’s Grocery Non Food Division. She previously held roles within other […]

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