Amazon Sellers Reap Big Sales From 2020 Edition Of Prime Day

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This year’s delayed Amazon Prime Day, its annual two-day global sales event, provided an early holiday season boost to small and medium sized businesses that sell on its marketplace platform. The company said it held its biggest small business promotion ever in the lead-up to Prime Day, and had hundreds of thousands of deals from […]

As eCommerce Grows in 2020 is eBay Losing Relevancy?

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Perhaps unsurprisingly thanks to the impact of Coronavirus and more people having to stay at home, there has been a boom in eCommerce, which has resulted in the eCommerce market reaching a level that was not forecast until 2022. The team over at eMarketer have put together a fantastic article outlining “US Ecommerce Growth” for […]

Amazon Releases Gift Guides For 2020 Holiday Shoppers

Amazon Prime Day Home Page

With less than a week until Amazon Prime Day 2020 and the expected ramp up in buyer activity to Christmas, Amazon have launched their brand new Holiday Gift Guides for 2020. In their latest blog release Amazon state: “Amazon takes the stress out of holiday shopping with our biggest-ever selection of gift guides and exclusive […]

Amazon Officially Announces Prime Day for 2020

Amazon Prime Day 2020

There had been plenty of rumours floating around the eCommerce space over the last few weeks about a suspected date and announcement for Amazon Prime Day 2020. Coming after the expected date of July got cancelled due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic. However the rumours have been confirmed, Amazon have officially announced that 2020 will […]

eBay Launches New Authenticity Guarantee For Luxury Watches

Rolex Watch

eBay launched “Authenticity Guarantee,” a new post-sale authentication service for all watches sold for $2,000 or more in the U.S. This new service offers meticulous inspection and verification by independent experts, which provides an extra layer of trust and confidence for shoppers browsing the nearly eighty thousand new, pre-owned and vintage watches marked with the Authenticity Guarantee badge on […]

Amazon Expands Platform To Attract Luxury Brands

Fashion Brands

Amazon launches Luxury Stores, a new shopping experience offering both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty brands. Iconic American fashion house, Oscar de la Renta, unveils the first store featuring its Pre-Fall and Fall/Winter 2020 collections, inclusive of ready-to-wear, handbags, jewelry, accessories, and a new perfume, with children’s wear coming soon. Available in the Amazon app by invitation […]

eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar Steps Down From Board

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eBay announced several changes to its board of directors. The most notable change is that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar will step back from board responsibilities and transition to the role of Director Emeritus. “For 25 years, I’ve watched with pride as the company I created enabled economic opportunity for people around the world. With sound […]

eBay Managed Payments Expanding To France, Italy and Spain

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As part of modernizing its marketplace and creating a more streamlined experience for customers, eBay is expanding its management of payments to France, Italy and Spain in the first quarter of 2021. This expansion will continue to offer buyers flexibility and choice in payment methods and give sellers an easier way to manage their businesses.  eBay […]

Walmart Finally Announced Its Amazon Prime Membership Competitor

Walmart+ delivery

Walmart launched a new membership program this week called Walmart+ that brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money. The long-rumored membership program finally becomes a reality and uses the company’s unique assets to make life easier for its customers. Along with the power of its online presence, Walmart+ has the reach of […]

eBay Extends Seller Protections Due To USPS Carrier Delays

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eBay extended its protection to sellers that are being impacted by USPS carrier delays. In a note to sellers, the company said it is continuing to monitor and evaluate the environment and it will remain flexible as it pertains to protecting its sellers. eBay confirmed it is still seeing some delays in deliveries because the […]