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By Chris Dawson March 22, 2019 - 2:42 pm

eBay vs Amazon – Where would you buy?

Last Sunday I made two online purchases and with the choice of eBay vs Amazon I had a decision to make. I ended up spending £50 on Amazon and only £7.99 on eBay. I checked out the price of the £50 item on both eBay and

eBay Offer to buyers start to arrive

I've just received my first eBay Offer to buyers. I had a couple of items on my eBay watch list and an email popped in, triggered by a seller who's got early access to the eBay Offer to buyers feature and is making use of updates item specifics to improve product search have updated item specifics in a variety of categories that are key to sellers when they're listing products. Item specifics include the brand and physical details of a product such as make, model, size type, size, colour, and style. eBay already announced in their eBay UK 2019 Early

What you missed at Retail Without Borders 2019

Back and bigger than ever - the UK's biggest online marketplace conference, Retail Without Borders 2019 was the sixth and greatest London edition, welcoming the highest number of attendees to date! The ecommerce packed day saw the many of the world’s most influential international marketplaces

Reminder: Royal Mail 2019 Stamp Prices apply from Monday

Royal Mail recently announced new 2019 Stamp Prices which apply from Monday the 25th of March 2019. That's this coming Monday and sees 3p added to the cost of a basic stamp, but many other rates have changed including for overseas mail. We've published full

‘eBay paid its first cash dividend of 14 cents per share to shareholders:’ eBay CEO

"eBay paid its first cash dividend of 14 cents per share to shareholders:" is the news eBay CEO shared via Twitter yesterday. The announcement marks eBay's promise made in January to pay first-ever dividends to their investors in March. In the last quarter, eBay achieved $763m

The Amazon effect: 74% of shoppers choose Amazon as their go-to-place

Some 74% of consumers choose Amazon as their go-to-place when ready to buy a specific product, says the study by Feedvisor. The research analysed consumer behaviour of 2k US shoppers who have purchased from Amazon within the past two years. According to the study, 66% of shoppers

Google Pay on eBay Payments to roll out in April

Google Pay on eBay Payments is coming soon as a natural extension of payment choice for buyers following the roll out of Apple Pay back in October. Whilst Apple is a relatively popular mobile platform it's not the only player in town and Google Pay

Buyers get to decide eBay Best Offer expiration duration

eBay are to roll out the ability for buyers to decide how long any eBay Best Offer that they submit will be valid for. This is to be tested with a small group of buyers on in the US before being fully launched. There