Entries by Dave Furness

eBay UK Poised to Raise Shipping Prices

Howdy ! Sellers on eBay UK will be greeted with higher shipping prices in the new year. The online marketplace announced a price hike on a number of services that they offer through ‘eBay delivery powered by Shutl’, which takes effect on 4th January 2019. They said the annual rate increase will enable them to […]

Why Sellers Won’t Bite at eBay’s Offer

Howdy ! On the weekend before the recent Black Friday event, we got wind of eBay’s email to a select group of sellers inviting them to open an eBay store free of charge for the first two months. However, instead of being thrilled about it, the email recipients regarded the invitation with suspicion. They didn’t […]

Ocado’s Expansion Plans in Three Continents

Howdy ! Online sellers who list their products on the Ocado platform have every reason to celebrate thanks to the grocery retailer’s announcement of their global expansion plans. Although they haven’t disclosed any concrete plan for Europe, Asia and Australia yet, UK’s favourite online supermarket have set their sights on these continents and other avenues […]

AbeBooks Apologize to Online Booksellers

Howdy ! Sellers are the lifeblood of online marketplaces. No matter how large and powerful an eCommerce platform is, it will cease to function and flourish without the goods and services of third-party merchants. Over a week ago, more than 460 booksellers in 26 countries withdrew about 2.6 million books from the Amazon-owned AbeBooks marketplace, […]