eBay UK Spring Update 2019

Slightly earlier than expected eBay UK released their early spring update for sellers based in the UK.

This comes after a particular humble spell for eBay results wise regarding Q4 2018 and also some pressure from investors Elliott Management.

You can find the full update on eBay’s dedicated page here.

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Looking over the update, there is not much that should shock eBay sellers or buyers.  The biggest news is that eBay has backtracked on forcing the use of their catalogue and are instead going to focus on improving the use of item specifics across the board.

The next most substantial updates are that buyers will be able to send sellers offers on certain eligible listings and that Buy it Now listings will just have the one duration of Good til Cancelled.

Nothing huge in this update to worry sellers, and no fee rises apart from the eBay motors category.

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For almost 10 years Dave has been involved with eCommerce with a particular interest in the marketplaces and the huge opportunities available for sellers when utilizing a multi-channel strategy. After a year of being the UK’s youngest eCommerce consultant it was the opportunity to start UnderstandingE with Matt Ogborne showing the world how to utilize Magento as the Third Generation of Multi-Channel software. Dave also recently started a YouTube channel called the Manc Entrepreneur (click YouTube icon link below to watch Dave's videos) where he discusses all things eCommerce and entrepreneurship aimed to help young entrepreneurs get started on their own journey. When Dave isn’t working his main interests include, Technology, Cars and throwing himself off high things into water.

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