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OMG Another eBay Promotion Glitch

Another eBay seller promotion, another glitch. The company acknowledged and apologized for the issue in a follow-up email on Friday, but eBay customer service reps told at least one seller he was ...

Etsy to Close Wholesale Platform in July

Etsy has been helpful to sellers trying to get their products into the hands of retailers and boutiques, but on Wednesday, the company announced it s shutting down Etsy Wholesale ...

Do You Know Who You're Sourcing From?

Some online sellers are unusually resourceful when finding inventory to sell online and may use a variety of sources, from cheap overseas suppliers, to liquidators, flea markets, yard sales, and ...

Sellers Thrown by Changes to eBay Stores

eBay announced in February it was bringing a new design to eBay Stores in May. But as it began transitioning Stores in recent days - with no reminder that we could see - questions began popping ...

Amazon Creates Marketplace Developer Council

Amazon is working more closely with developers of seller tools - the company confirmed the existence of the Amazon Marketplace Developer Council, an invitation-only program for software developers ...

Paying to Drive Traffic to Your Amazon Listings?

Amazon may expand its ad platform by running merchant ads off-marketplace. According to Bloomberg , Amazon sellers will be able to buy ads that follow people around the Internet to lure the ...

eBay Promotions Prove Challenging These Days

We need a scorecard to keep track of the issues that have been plaguing eBay promotions recently. Here s what we re hearing from sellers (and buyers) about the latest issues. (We ll provide an ...

eBay Upsets Buyers over Flash Sale Snafu

eBay extended its latest buyer promotion by 3 hours after a glitch on Friday, but many buyers complained they were never able to take advantage of the promised savings. The flash sale offered ...

Payment Delays Now a Possibility on Amazon

One of the advantages to selling on Amazon is that buyers must pay immediately, and sellers get the funds right away, subject to their disbursement schedule. That s changing to some extent thanks ...

Sellers Stuck with eBay Guaranteed Delivery

eBay sellers are reporting that they are unable opt out of the Guaranteed Delivery program. In March, we wrote about a letter eBay sent many sellers telling them they would be entered into the ...

Amazon Change Hurts Small Sellers

Amazon removed an important feature without warning that has small sellers asking, what happened to my storefront? Amazon removed the Products tab - but only for sellers on the Individual plan ...

Amazon Raises Annual Prime Membership Fee to $119

Amazon is raising the cost of an annual Prime membership in the US from $99 to $119 effective May 11th for new members and beginning June 16th for renewals. The company announced the fee change ...

eBay Alternative Addoway to Shut Down in May

Another alternative to eBay is closing. Addoway is an online marketplace launched by two college students in 2010 and is shutting down in May. Fredrick Nijm and Anthony Saia launched Addoway ...

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