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eBay test hiding descriptions on desktops

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eBay are currently running tests in the US, hiding seller’s descriptions and replacing them with a button reading “See full item description”. This is an interesting one as it’s aligning the desktop view with the view that you’ll see on the eBay mobile app. On a mobile you never see the item description unless you […]

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Pinterest Buyable Pins now live

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Pinterest has now launched its “Buyable Pins” meaning that you can purchase goods via the online scrapbook site. Pinterest’s Head of Commerce Michael Yamartino says: “Buyable Pins are just another way to bring the creative ideas you find on Pinterest to life, and we can’t wait to see what you’ll do with them. Happy shopping!” […]

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Amazon Marketplace EU Release Seller App

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In a Tamebay exclusive we can reveal that Amazon Marketplace today introduced the Amazon Seller mobile app to help sellers manage their business on Amazon on-the-go via smartphones and tablets. The app is available on Android and iOS and works across European Marketplace platforms in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and of course Amazon UK. The […]

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How will your business cope with the heat?

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With the temperatures set to hit 32 degrees this week in the South East, and the mid to high 20s in other parts of the country what are you doing to make sure your workers are comfortable? Unions are already calling for businesses to relax dress codes and allow shorts and office workers to remove […]

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eBay bans Confederate Flags then promotes them

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I’ve just received an email from eBay with the title “Is Confederate Flag Southern Flag Patch, Red / Blue White stars worth another look, Chris?” That’s a bit of a surprise. Just three days ago eBay put out an announcement saying “Effective immediately: Items depicting the Confederate battle flag are no longer allowed on eBay“. […]

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Add Product Identifiers on eBay from today

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From today product identifiers will be required on listings in specific categories with the aim of making it easier for buyers to quickly find what they’re looking for. Product Identifiers include Manufacturer Part Numbers (MPN) and Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN). GTINs include European Article Numbers (EAN) and International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN). Today this […]

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eBay & PayPal to separate on 17th July

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eBay is to finally spin off PayPal in just three week’s time on the 17th of July and the two will become separate companies once again. Share holders of eBay will get one PayPal Holdings, Inc share for each eBay share that they hold and PayPal will immediately start trading on the NASDAQ under the […]

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Marketplace Focus: Yumbles

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Yumbles, the marketplace for foodies and food suppliers to meet is going from strength to strength. They’re seeing traffic and sales increase month-on-month, and lots of exciting new sellers joining every week. It’s been six months since we first wrote about Yumbles and there’s been impressive growth with sales up 1600% year on year, with […]

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DPD win Which? 2015 Special Award

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Congratulations to the 9,000+ DPD employees who have been awarded “The Special Award” in The Which? Awards 2015. DPD was singled out for a special award this year, to recognise the fact that the company has offered the best in customer care and driven change in its sector. DPD topped the Which? tables for courier […]

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Parcelforce unexpected Termination of Contract

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We’ve heard from a Parcelforce customer who out of the blue received a letter from their account manager stating that their parcels are unsuitable for the network, that their account will be closed permanently and the contract terminated. This is a strange one as they’ve been a Parcelforce customer for many years and with Parcelforce’s […]

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