The Last 14 Days in eCommerce News

Canadian eBay Sellers Are Losing Canada Post Discounts

eBay Canada has informed sellers that effective July 1, 2018, the shipping rates the company has offered through Shippo for Canada Post shipping services will change to reflect Canada Post’s standard rates. The...

Google Invests $550 Million in China’s JD.com for Retail Solutions

JD.com, one of China’s leading technology-driven eCommerce companies, and Google announced Monday that Google will invest $550 million in cash in JD.com as part of a strategic partnership. Google and JD plan...

eBay Announces First-Ever Community Sneaker Drop for June 27

eBay is kicking off the first-ever community sneaker drop, inviting enthusiasts everywhere to list their most coveted pairs. With streetwear reigning supreme this summer, eBay's drop will culminate on Wednesday, June 27 at 7:00AM PT,...

Instagram Launches New Feature Making Stories Shoppable

For anyone that still doubts that Instagram is trying to become the next marketplace, this week the social media platform added another new feature to bring shopping and social media closer...
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eCommerce Influencer Series: Sree Menon – Tophatter

For this installment of our eCommerce Influencer Series, we are excited to welcome Sree Menon from marketplace Tophatter who has agreed to take time out of her busy schedule to answer...

Amazon’s Brazilian Ambitions May Become Real Very Soon

Last year there was a lot of hoopla about Amazon entering Australia. But the next significant Amazon market, one that is actually much bigger, appears to be Brazil. READ MORE: Amazon Australia Signs...
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Sellers Unsure at eBay’s Easy Pricing

Recently eBay announced their new Easy Pricing feature and so far it doesn't seem to have been well received by buyers. We first reported eBay experimenting with sellers pricing back in March...

eBay Names Steve Fisher as Senior Vice President of Payments

Earlier this year, eBay announced it will begin intermediating, or managing, payments on the Marketplace platform. eBay is evolving its organizational structure to best support this critical initiative as it begins managing...

PayPal Merchants Have Until June 30 to Upgrade to TLS 1.2

PayPal is reminding merchants that the deadline to upgrade to Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 is quickly approaching. On June 30, 2018, PayPal will require all merchants to upgrade their security protocols...

Etsy Raising Transaction Fees from 3.5% to 5% Starting July 16

Etsy announced today that effective July 16, Etsy’s transaction fee will increase from 3.5% to 5% and it will also apply to the cost of shipping. All other fees, including listing...