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 […]

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 eBay.com/LuxuryWatches. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

eBay Reassures Sellers About USPS Shipping Delays

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The U.S Postal Service continues to be strained as delivery and scan delays persist. eBay is addressing this problem by offering seller protections because of events outside the seller’s control. Handling Time eBay is automatically extending estimated delivery dates as necessary to give buyers a more reasonable expectation of when their items will arrive. The […]

eBay Offers New Lending Program To Replace PayPal Working Capital

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eBay is partnering with LendingPoint to launch a new program that will give eBay sellers in the U.S. access to funding to help grow and sustain their businesses. The program, eBay Seller Capital powered by LendingPoint, is compatible with payments managed by eBay and will unlock opportunities for individuals and businesses to obtain financing, providing […]

eBay Protecting U.S. Sellers From USPS Delays

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eBay said this week, “Your seller performance standards will not be negatively impacted due to carrier delays.” The company is responding to an ever-increasing number of reports nationwide that new directives by the United States Postal Service are resulting in delayed mail and parcel delivery. While eBay did not specify this is a USPS only […]