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Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from July to September

Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from July to September

Howdy! How’s your selling spree going so far? We’re almost to the third quarter of 2019, so don’t lose your momentum because a series of holidays from which you can gain additional revenues is coming up.   Aside from the much anticipated Amazon Prime Day, there other important dates that will help propel your sales […]

eBay’s New Fixed-Price Policy Came Out Later Than Expected

eBay’s New Fixed-Price Policy Came Out Later Than Expected

Howdy! As announced on the 2019 Early Seller Update, eBay have moved all fixed-price listings to Good ‘Til Cancelled, albeit later than expected. The eCommerce giant initially said that by March, all fixed-price listings will be set to Good ‘Til Cancelled by default. However, they rescheduled their plan a few days before April. On 1st […]

eBay’s Retail Revival Earns Wolverhampton Retailers £2M in Sales

eBay’s Retail Revival Earns Wolverhampton Retailers £2M in Sales

Howdy! Six months after selecting the city of Wolverhampton for their Retail Revival programme in the UK, eBay announced that the partnership has delivered over £2 million in sales. The 64 retailers who took part in the scheme have experienced an average growth of 36% in year-on-year revenue since joining in 2018. What’s more, 46% […]

eBay’s Total Revenue and Active Buyers Increase in Q4 2018

eBay’s Total Revenue and Active Buyers Increase in Q4 2018

Howdy! The fourth quarter of 2018 saw a big improvement on the eBay marketplace, which raked in $2.88 billion (£2.19 billion) in total sales, beating analysts’ expectation of $2.86 billion (£2.18 billion). The eCommerce company announced in their earnings report that the total number of active buyers on their marketplace increased to 179 million in […]

Building Seller Protections is eBay’s Goal for 2019

Building Seller Protections is eBay’s Goal for 2019

Howdy ! Aware of how their policies in 2018 had favoured buyers but left most sellers struggling, eBay said that they’re aiming to improve seller protections in 2019. In their first podcast for 2019 which was aired on New Year’s Day, the eCommerce company covered not only what they have achieved in the previous year—AI […]

eBay UK Poised to Raise Shipping Prices

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

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 […]

New eBay Exec Adds Powerful Pricing Analytics to Seller Hub

New eBay Exec Adds Powerful Pricing Analytics to Seller Hub

Howdy ! eBay sellers have a lot to look forward to in 2019 as the company’s new head of seller experience introduces them to new pricing features that’ll help boost their sales. Harry Temkin built analytics during his time at Thomson Reuters, where eBay CEO Devin Wenig previously worked too, prior to joining eBay and […]