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By Chris Dawson September 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Adjustment to the expansion of eBay Shop by Product initiative

eBay are easing back on their catalogue requirements for the new eBay Shop by Product initiative for two categories. This is due to their recognition that timing isn't ideal as we head into the busy Q4 critical trading period. They've obviously listened to sellers and

Etsy Quick View option for listings in search test

Etsy are running a test to make viewing listings in search results easier. They are adding a "Quick view" button on the listing image when a shopper hovers over a listing in search. When the shopper clicks the button, they'll see a pop-up with the

How to design a mobile ready hero image

Businesses spend a lot of time shooting product images for the Internet. Sadly, whilst many great product shots work well on a desktop, they're not quite as good when viewed on mobile devices. With significantly over half of all ecommerce sales taking place on a

Amazon Advertising increasingly important & 3x effective as Google

Amazon just reported their Q2 2018 results and one of the stars in their inventory is once again Amazon Advertising which saw strong growth and is now a multi-billion dollar business. Amazon sales in the past quarter were $52.886 billion and $2.194 billion of that come

Amazon Part Finder feature on iOS app in the US

Amazon have rolled out what sounds a fantastic addition to their mobile app on Apple iOS in the US - an Amazon Part Finder utility which enables you to photograph items such as screws, bolts, washers and fixings and find the correct part on Amazon. Mostly,

Lessons from Prime Day to apply for Black Friday 2018

With Amazon Prime Day done and dusted for 2018, it's time to look forward to Black Friday 2018 and examine the lessons learned over this summers sales event and evaluate how you can apply them to the upcoming Black Friday sales period. There has been a

5 major online shopping trends of 2018

The key online shopping trends for 2018 are all technology based. While we’re already half way through the year, there’s still time to capitalise on some of the year’s top ecommerce trends, especially with the busiest trading period still to come. Currencies Direct have gathered

World Cup & sporting events cuts shopping dead says eBay CEO

eBay CEO Devin Wenig has tweeted an interesting factoid after monitoring shopping behaviour around the world cup schedules. Football is killing shopping, but there are some interesting trends. For the 90 minutes of the game, for the two countries playing eBay have seen a 30% decline

eBay UK Launch eBay Image Search

eBay have today launched eBay Image Search on their UK country site. Image search offers a new way to search for items that are hard to describe and, through the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning, enables consumers to search for them as easy