eBay Releases Its First Global Marketplace Index Report

eBay announced the launch of its Global Marketplace Index (GMI), measuring the impact of online marketplaces like eBay in creating economic opportunities that empower small business owners and entrepreneurs. The platform-agnostic study revealed that, for small business owners around the world, selling through online marketplaces has enabled them to contribute to keeping “Main Streets” in […]

UPS and Pilots Union Agree on Contract Extension

UPS and Pilots Union Agree on Contract Extension

UPS and the Independent Pilots Association, the union that represents the company’s 2,959 flight crewmembers, have reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract extension. Upon ratification, the extension will go into effect at the end of the current contract, September 1, 2021, and become amendable September 1, 2023. “Our pilots do a great job […]

Parcelforce Worldwide Wins Best Customer Experience Award

Parcelforce Worldwide Dashboard Wins Award

Parcelforce Worldwide has won the ‘Best Customer Experience Award’ for its Tracking & Reporting Dashboard at The Delivery Excellence Awards. The Dashboard provides Parcelforce Worldwide customers with a single view of all their UK and international parcels in near real-time in a simple, easy-to-use format. Parcelforce Worldwide Dashboard Highlights The Dashboard is an innovative tool […]

eBay Names Rob Bigler GM for Canada – Plans More Outreach to Sellers

Rob Bigler GM eBay Canada

eBay Canada welcomes Rob Bigler in the role of General Manager. Rob is no stranger to eBay and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Product for Canada and Latin America. In addition to his knowledge and passion for eBay, he is a senior business leader with global management experience, including omnichannel […]

Square Acquires Dessa to Bolster Its Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

Square Acquires Dessa

Payments platform Square has acquired Dessa, a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. The Dessa team of engineers will immediately bolster Square’s machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities. Machine learning is a critical field in technology today, and Square has expanded machine learning work through both […]

Report: eBay Quietly Ended Plans For Its Fulfillment Program in December

eBay Sign

The San Jose Business Journal reported on Monday that the eBay Managed Delivery program it planned to launch in the U.S. this year was quietly ended in December. According to the report, consultants with ties to eBay boiled it down to the company by suggesting that “You can never, ever come close to competing with […]