By Chris Dawson August 14, 2017 - 8:51 am minimum fee waiver from 1st September

Amazon appear to have announced a minimum fee waiver for sellers on their UK platform. Effective from the 1st of September 2017, merchants will pay the applicable referral fee on the total sales price paid by the buyer, including any shipping or gift wrap charges. This

eBay £2.50 Gallery charge glitch still not fixed

The eBay Gallery Fees glitch is still causing problems for sellers, charging £2.50 per listing, which to give them their due, eBay customer service appear to be refunding promptly once they're notified of the issue on individual accounts. However one seller tells us that having had

Will eBay businesses masquerade as private sellers to avoid 50% fee hike?

There are many aspects to eBay fees which make it worth being a business seller. You can only have a Featured or Anchor shop if you are registered as a business, but with VAT to be added to eBay fees later this year as announced slash fees for Guitars, Amps and accessories

We recently wrote about marketplace fees and cited some of the new marketplaces who presented at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst and differentiated themselves from eBay and Amazon with the premise of lower fees. Fees are higher than ever and recently tweaked their final value fees upwards by

Will fees become a new Marketplaces battleground?

During the Marketplace Madness session at ChannelAdvisor Catalyst this week some of the newer marketplaces in attendance made the point that one of their advantages was that they were cheaper than the big players eBay and Amazon. Indeed recently, we’ve written about Pricesearcher (not strictly a

Seller gets £26k bill from Amazon for fees they failed to charge in 2016

Welcome back from paternity leave, you owe us twenty six thousand quid! That's the message that greeted one Amazon merchant. At just under £26k this the biggest outstanding debt we've heard of that Amazon are looking to bill, following their four month billing debacle. The back story

Seller gets unexpected £12k bill because Amazon undercharged on fees

In January we reported that Amazon had undercharged sellers in the Electronics Accessories Categories and intended to recoup the balance in the near future. It would appear that the bills have started rolling in. Amazon’s Seller Referral Fees for Electronics Accessories should be 12%, but they

eBay French and Spanish Fee changes

Yesterday, after eBay UK announced changes to eBay shops, insertion fees, listing enhancements fees and additional shop features, just two of eBay's European marketplaces announced fee changes in a couple of categories. You'll need to be aware of the fee changes if you sell on

eBay Fees to go up but eBay Shops get more freebies included

eBay are changing fees for business sellers. The bad news is that shop subscription fees, additional insertion fees and listing enhancement fees are going up. The good news is that shops will come with greater than ever allowances, which if you use them all, will

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