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

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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 […]

Amazon Keeps Investing In Small Business Sellers

Amazon Accelerate 2020

Amazon is on course to invest $18 billion this year to help independent businesses sell to customers, including investments in logistics, tools, services, programs, and people. Since the beginning of the year, Amazon has launched over 135 free tools and services to help sellers grow their sales in Amazon’s store. In the next twelve months, the company will provide over […]

eBay Collaborates With UPS To Offer New Shipping Options

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eBay is teaming up with UPS to expand shipping options on its global marketplace to give sellers more shipping options, especially during a time when the U.S. Postal Service is experiencing delays. Beginning later this week, eBay will roll out to its sellers the new option to use UPS as an integrated service with all […]

Amazon Adds 1,800 Electric Vans In Europe

Amazon Mercedes Electric Delivery Van

Amazon is adding more than 1,800 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz vans to its delivery fleet in Europe this year. Amazon and Mercedes-Benz share a commitment to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, and Mercedes-Benz also announced it has joined The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to be net-zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade […]

eBay Adds Great Price Badge To Search Results

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eBay announced it recently launched a new badge on the search results page called Great Price. This new badge is intended to help trusted sellers that have competitive prices better highlight their listings and attract more buyers. The company is launching this feature on certain products that are high in demand, based on sales history, […]

Four Individuals Charged With $19 Million Fraudulent Invoicing Scheme Targeting Amazon

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Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), announced the indictment and arrest today of YOEL ABRAHAM, HESHL ABRAHAM, ZISHE ABRAHAM, and SHMUEL ABRAHAM, who are brothers, on charges of engaging in […]