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By Chris Dawson February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am

eBay leadership rationalised with one global team

eBay are to rationalise their geographic regions bring the leadership together under one global team. The markets included in the new structure will be the Americas, APAC, UK, Central and Southern Europe, as well as Cross-Border Trade and the new team will be led by

Seasonal eBay selling playbook: US holiday dates for 2019

A new seasonal eBay selling playbook offers merchants a calendar guide to US holiday dates so that sellers can prepare for each peak season. The marketplace says that the newly-published playbook "outlines some of the [product] categories that peak during a particular season." The 2019 holiday

eBay Item Specifics changes for Women’s Dresses now mandatory

From today, the 13th of February 2019, sellers listing on eBay UK in the Women’s dresses category will need to cope with eBay Item Specifics changes for colour, dress length and style for any new and revised listings. eBay will not be blocking existing Good

eBay’s acquisition cleared by CMA

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the eBay acquisition, although the full text of the CMA decision is not yet available. will now become part of Gumtree UK, an eBay Classifieds business. Combining the inventory, customer relationships and traffic available on

Are eBay Payments on eBay UK coming soon?

eBay have announced that they will be rolling out eBay Payments in a second territory to be announced during the next quarter. Could the UK be the target country? eBay have already enabled card payments in the UK and the format in which they are collecting

eBay Payments progress towards a second country site

Having launched eBay Payments in the US four months ago, eBay say that their confidence and their customers confidence is growing every week. In their Q4 Investor Earnings Call, eBay gave an eBay Payments Progress report saying that since they launched in late Q3 they

How to bid on eBay Auctions
(And win!)

It's not often I get to bid on eBay auctions these days - 80% or more of items on eBay are listed as fixed price listings but every now and again there's something I want that the sellers lists as an eBay auction and it's

eBay for Charity goal: Raise $1 Billion for charity by 2020

eBay announced that eBay for Charity raised a record of nearly $102 million for charities in 2018, bringing the total funds raised to nearly $912 million since 2003. With more than 66,000 charities on the platform, eBay for Charity enables people to connect with and

eBay Multi-Buy Pricing Feature adoption grows 15% in a month

eBay have revealed to Tamebay that UK sellers have applied the relatively new eBay Multi-Buy pricing feature to 13.8 million listings since its launch last November – a rise of 1.8 million (15%) since December. UK sellers are rapidly embracing the feature which can be