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eBay UK Price Reduction for Business Sellers

By Chris Dawson July 11, 2019 - 6:00 am

From Thursday this week, there will be an eBay UK Price reduction on Final value fees and fee caps in Home, Furniture & DIY and Jewellery & Watches categories for UK business sellers. eBay are reducing Final value fees in the Home, Furniture & DIY categories and extending the fee cap for shop subscribers in Jewellery & Watches categories.

eBay are also offering a promotion on Health & Beauty items up to £10, where you can pay just 2% Final value fees until the end of September – more details here.

How do you get the eBay UK Price reduction?

You don’t have to make any changes, or apply to be included to get the eBay Price reduction for business sellers. Any sales for new, relisted or renewed listings from the 11th of July will benefit from this change, but you may wish to consider relisting or renewing existing listings from Thursday – especially high value listings – to gain immediate advantage. However it’s worth noting that in some of these categories eBay have just introduced new mandatory Item Specifics which will now need completing.

eBay UK Price reduction detail

From the 11th of July, eBay will introduce the following changes to Final value fees in Home, Furniture & DIY and Jewellery & Watches categories for business sellers.

Category

Current Final Value fee rate

New Final value fee rate

Example

Home, Furniture & DIY

10% • 10% for the portion of the total sales price, including postage, up to £250.00
• 6% for any portion of the total sales price, including postage, greater than £250.00
Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 10%) + (£355 x 6%) = £46.30

Home, Furniture & DIY

– Furniture
– Bath

9% Final value fee (max. £40 for eBay Shop subscribers) • 9% for the portion of the total sales price, including postage, up to £250.00
• 6% for any portion of the total sales price, including postage, greater than £250.00
• Final value fees will remain capped at £40 for eBay Shop subscribers

Non-Shop Subscriber:

Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 9%) + (£355 x 6%) = £43.80

Shop Subscriber:

Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
Your Final Value Fee: capped at £40.00

Home, Furniture & DIY

– Electrical Socket Adapters & Converters
– Power Strips & Surge Protectors

8% • 8% for the portion of the total sales price including postage up to £250.00
• 6% for any portion of the total sales price including postage greater than £250.00
Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 8%) + (£355 x 6%) = £41.30

Home, Furniture & DIY

– Appliances
– DIY Tools
– Smart Speakers

5% Final value fee (max. £20 for Shop subscribers) No Change for these categories

Jewellery & Watches

11% 11% Final value fee (with a cap of £50 for eBay Shop subscribers) eBay Shop Subscribers:
Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
Your Final Value Fee: capped at £50.00

Jewellery & Watches

– Watches

10% Final value fee (max. £50 for Shop subscribers) No Change for this sub-category
This change excludes sub-categories with lower Final value fees, such as Appliances, DIY Tools & Smart Speakers

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