50% of eBay Black Friday deals are from SMEs

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We had an enquiry today from Tamebay reader Dean who asked what he had to do to get on the eBay Deals. He’s asked eBay and apart from being told “sellers must have a good seller rating and high sales” eBay were a bit vague in their reply, so Dean asked us what he had […]

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eBay is currently experiencing site problems

We’ve received several reports from eBay users that they’re having bother using the eBay site. It looks like a fairly widespread problem and seems to be affecting different aspects of the eBay website. What are you seeing? Plenty of people are reporting the problem via Downdetector. One seller has been in contact saying that buyers […]

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OrderHub: Easy Multichannel Management


With Christmas fast approaching, it’s not normally the time of year we write about Channel Management solutions, but there’s a relatively new solution that just might help some merchants over the next month and it’s not too late to sign up. OrderHub is a new solution from the guys at ChannelGrabber. OrderHub is a dedicated […]

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Tamebay Winter Survey

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Black Friday is rapidly approaching, but here at Tamebay HQ we’re already thinking about 2016 and planning for the New Year. In 2015 we introduced many new marketplaces which we’ve written about for the first time from many different geographies around the world. Some like Yumbles, Halfords and Game marketplaces are based in the UK. […]

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eBay: Reflections on meeting Jordan Sweetnam

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A few weeks back I travelled to the USA for work and pleasure. Not only did I finally finish my year-long Shakespeare Quest but I managed to drop by San Jose, California. That’s where eBay HQ is based. It was great to sit down and talk with Jordan Sweetnam, who’s VP of the Seller Experience. […]

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Notonthehighstreet first to launch on Apple TV


Notonthehighstreet have launched the first retail app in Europe for the all-new Apple TV. This is a real coup for them as they’ve beaten all the marketplace giants and become the first retail app for Apple TV in Europe (and the second world wide after the US retailer Gilt Group). Available on the App Store […]

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eBay Advertising exec wins Rising Star award

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Jean-Baptiste Goux of eBay Advertising has just won the “Rising Star of the Year” at the IPA online Media Owner Awards 2015. eBay Advertising isn’t something most eBay merchants think about, other than the occasional annoyance at seeing adverts across the site, but seeing as they’re there, we thought Jean-Baptiste’s success was a good time […]

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eBay’s Christmas Elf Social Media Campaign

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For those struggling to find the ideal Christmas present, eBay have unleashed the #eBayElves to help out. I’ve never been a great fan of eBay Collections, but this really showcases them to great effect. eBay have appointed four elves each who are showcasing their own eBay Christmas Elf collection along with twitter profiles on which […]

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Royal Mail deploy 2D bar codes at Post Offices

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Royal Mail have announced the launch of 2D barcoding of parcels at Post Office branches. Nearly three quarters of the Post Office network – around 8,000 of the 11,500 total Post Office branches – are now using Royal Mail 2D barcodes. The remaining Post Office branches are due to adopt Royal Mail’s 2D barcodes in […]

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Amazon launch Amazon Pantry

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Amazon have launched Amazon Pantry, a new nationwide service exclusive to Amazon Prime members, offering more than 4,000 low-priced everyday essentials in everyday sizes. The aim is “To take the heavy lifting out of replenishing the often bulky basics and store cupboard essentials that people need every day,” according to Helene Parthenay, Amazon Pantry Manager […]

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