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Etsy Penalizes Listings with High Shipping Costs

Etsy published a lot of news for sellers today, including the launch of a new guide on optimizing listings for Etsy search. There are some key points you won t want to miss, including how Etsy ...

Strange Pricing Issue on eBay?

We came across a discussion where a seller said a friend discovered that their eBay listing sold for a fraction of its list price, with the shipping price lowered too. We can t confirm it ...

Etsy Change Has Vintage Sellers Feeling Left Out

Etsy sellers are concerned over a change they noticed a couple of days ago that they say gives short shrift to vintage goods. In certain cases, Etsy is displaying Gifts instead of Vintage on ...

Amazon Seeks Brand New Products from Sellers

Not only does Amazon want to be the source for repeat purchases such as household staples, it also wants to showcase new products to entice shoppers. This month it kicked off a promotion to ...

Etsy Tests Buyer Photo Section in Listings

Etsy is testing a rather radical feature this month: displaying photographs on sellers listings pages that buyers have uploaded when they submit product reviews. While a standard feature on ...

eBay Wants to Be Seen as the Merchant

When you buy something on Amazon, it feels like you re buying from Amazon even if a third-party seller owns and fulfills the items you order. Buyers typically have little if any interaction with ...

Returns Are the Achilles Heel of Ecommerce

Walmart may leverage its physical stores to facilitate returns of items sold by third-party marketplace sellers, according to CNBC, which could help it compete against Amazon. Marketplaces are ...

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman Tries Some eBay Moves

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman is trying out some moves that will be familiar to eBay sellers. That can be viewed as a good thing or a bad thing, depending on your perspective. The company published its ...

eBay Continues to Fight Flea Market Image

When John Donahoe took over from Meg Whitman as CEO, he displayed his disdain for eBay s flea market image. The struggle to fight those perceptions lives on under Donahoe s successor, Devin ...

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