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Who Would You Vote for to Lead eBay?

If eBay CEO elections were held today, who would you vote for? The question is entirely hypothetical, since CEOs are not elected by customers. In the case of public companies like eBay, the ...

Etsy Raises Commission Fees and Adds Shipping

Etsy is raising transaction fees from 3.5% to 5%. That s still a low commission fee compared to Amazon Handmade and eBay, but what sellers are likely to zero in on is the fact the fee will now ...

Sellers Report eBay Seller Hub Meltdown

Sellers report that eBay Seller Hub is down - one reader told us it was a complete nightmare, and see this report on Ecommerce EKG . Some sellers are finding a workaround to getting to the ...

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 ...

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