eBay to spin PayPal off into a separate company

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eBay have announced that PayPal is to be spun off into a separate company, probably in the second half of 2015. eBay Inc. today announced Dan Schulman is joining the company as the new President of PayPal, effective immediately. Schulman will become Chief Executive Officer of PayPal following the planned separation of the business into […]

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Time to opt in to eBay Xmas Extended Returns


eBay have now enabled extended Christmas returns for sellers who wish to opt in. With extended returns you give buyers until 31 January to return any eligible item purchased between 1 November and 31 December. If you’re an eBay Top-rated seller and you offer eBay Premium Service, any eligible listings that are excluded from Christmas […]

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Farewell Uncle Joe Adamson

Uncle Joe Adamson

Tamebay lost a dear friend a few days ago, Uncle Joe Adamson of Uncle Joe Radio had a mission to “help others succeed by helping them help themselves to success”. Uncle Joe was a PowerSeller on eBay for as long as I can remember, he was always at eBay Live! events in the US, was […]

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eBay tax affairs at last hit the spot light

HMRC eBay feat

It’s finally happened, eBay have joined the ranks of Amazon, Google and Starbucks as the amount of tax they pay (or don’t pay) is highlighted in the press. We’re not sure how they dodged the publicity on tax planning thus far, but it’s now all over the weekend papers. Headlines such as “Guess how much […]

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Pinterest start testing paid for advertising Pins

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Pinterest have started their first tests with promoting pins, so you may spot a few in your search results or category feeds on the web or in mobile apps. They are starting out by promoting certain pins from a select group of partners. For this first test, Pinterest will promote a few pins in search […]

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Joey Essex & Sam Faiers relationship is a Doddle

Joey Essex and Sam Faiers at Doddle Waterloo launch

Following the successful free trial at Milton Keynes, Doddle went live to the general public this morning. At the opening of the new London Waterloo store, the first two people through the store were TOWIE stars, Joey Essex and Sam Faiers, who quelled recent rumours of a split in their stop-start relationship by turning up […]

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Hermes launch new returns service

Hermes Parcel Returns feat

Hermes have launched a 3 Click Returns Service that allows customers to manage their returns quickly and easily. This latest innovation from Hermes is in response to increasing demand from consumers for a fast and simple way to return unwanted items, and is also part of the company’s commitment to drive value for its retail […]

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eBay apps update, Promo & mobile milestones

eBay Mobile feat

Updated eBay apps eBay have updated both the Android and iPhone version of their popular mobile app. The main differences for buyers are a Fresh new look, larger photos and improved search results, and in-app notifications. eBay say that you can also take advantage of bonus offers from eBay sellers (Though I’ve not seen this […]

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eBay changes – are you ready for Christmas?

eBay Marketplaces feat

eBay are making a number of changes this Autumn which were announced in the latest seller release. Many of the changes have already been implemented, but have you amended your listings to take full advantage? Here’s a round of the main changes you should be aware of in the run up to Christmas: Click & […]

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