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By Chris Dawson October 16, 2018 - 2:16 pm

Test forcing users into eBay Good til Cancelled listings and removing short duration options

eBay are testing forcing users to list using Good til Cancelled listings when using the mobile app. Gone are the options for short duration listings and the only option is an automatically renewing listing that will remain until the listing is sold. This is a test

Emily Ratajkowski curates the top eBay luxury gifts

eBay Fashion has teamed up with Emily Ratajkowski to curate her top holiday gifts from a selection of rare, new and vintage handbags, luxury watches and sneakers for A hand-picked selection of items debuted at eBay’s Holiday event on Tuesday night at Legacy Records

eBay Find Contact Information feature deprecated

The eBay Find Contact Information feature from advanced search on eBay has been shut down. We're not sure how long it's been gone and although the form still exists, once the User ID and eBay Item number have been entered, the results page simply reads

eBay UK tax bill increased by £7m after HMRC review

The eBay UK tax bill for 2016 has been increased after a review by HMRC, the British tax authority. eBay has now agreed to pay an addition £7m. eBay has historically always strongly asserted that it is fastidious in paying all tax payable in all

Devin Wenig wants a discovery-based shopping experience for eBay

Devin Wenig, eBay's CEO said at the recent Geekwire Summit that he doesn't want to compete with Amazon. Further, he wants to get as far away from Amazon as he can with a discovery-based shopping experince. You might think this somewhat strange considering eBay's current

eBay ups the ante on eBay Managed Payments

eBay has published a story on its corporate blog that talks up the desirability of opting into the new eBay managed payments system powered by Adyen. As we've written frequently of late, eBay is testing the managed payments scheme with a cohort of opt-in sellers

eBay Canada report shows how reliant merchants are on cross border trade

eBay Canada’s annual SMB Optimism Index report has been published and reveals that optimism among small retailers is on an upward trajectory despite challenging circumstances. This year confidence amongst those surveyed has grown and clocks in at 76%. They note that that is a consistent

Updates required to item specifics in fashion categories on eBay

In November 2018 eBay are expanding their item specific requirements in women’s fashion categories. Spotted by Laura Mathieson from Selling On eBay UK, the changes will be critical for fashion retailers as listings will be blocked from renewing and relisting if they're not updated. eBay say

eBay DOES do eBay subscription memberships

Ever since Prime Day this year, eBay have been heavily marketing the message 'We Don't Do Memberships. We Do Deals'. There are regularly banners on eBay UK and punting this message and it's a good message but it's not quite true because eBay subscription