eBay Puts Media Contract Up For Review - Could It Signal Marketing Shift For C2C Strategy? Members Public

eBay launches media agency review, moving from decentralized market-based model to global centralized model amid larger business strategy shift.


eBay Sets Up Shop Using TCGPlayer To Hide Conflict Of Interest While Competing With Sellers On The Platform Members Public

eBay claims not to compete with sellers while setting up shop on its own platform under subsidiary TCGPlayer brand - where's the transparency?


Etsy To Deactivate Inactive Shops Plus Changes To Delivery Estimates & Gift Messaging Members Public

Etsy warns some inactive accounts will soon be deactivated plus changes to how delivery estimates are calculated & new gift recipient messaging.


Q1 2024 Ecommerce Earnings Call Roundup Members Public

Q1 2024 earnings calls are just around the corner - track important ecommerce marketplace earnings dates here!


eBay Sellers Hit With Massive FedEx Adjustments In Major Shipping Snafu Members Public

eBay sellers shocked by major FedEx adjustment snafu, speculating FedEx is back charging the difference between retail & discounted eBay rates.


eBay Ends Promoted Listings Express, Will Move Auctions To Promoted Listings Standard Ads Members Public

eBay ends flat upfront fee Promoted Listings Express ads April 15, will add auctions to existing Promoted Listings Standard cost per sale product.


eBay Has A New Head Of Labor Relations As Kristi Selby Joins From Nestle - What Does It Mean For TCGPlayer Union? Members Public

eBay has new Head of Labor Relations as self-styled "employee relations guru" Kristi Selby joins company after 12 years in labor roles at Nestle.


eBay Acquires Goldin From Collectors, Sells eBay Vault To PSA Members Public

Big news in the collectibles world as eBay sells off their Vault to PSA and acquires Goldin Auctions from Collectors.


USPS Rate Increase On Market Dominant Products Like Media Mail For July 2024 Members Public

USPS proposes rate changes for Market Dominant products July 14, 2024, raising the cost of some mailing services approximately 7.8% on average.


eBay Live & AI Description Generator Coming To The UK Amid Pre-Loved Fashion Push Members Public

eBay bringing eBay Live selling & AI description generator to UK market along with fee-free selling for private sellers in clothing categories.


eBay Goes Permanently Fee Free On Pre-Loved Clothing From Private Sellers In UK Members Public

Private eBay UK sellers will no longer pay listing, final value or regulatory fees on sales of pre-owned clothing as C2C strategy shift continues.


eBay Taps Ex-Collectors VP As Trading Card GM - Is Goldin Auctions Acquisition Next? Members Public

Ex-Collectors VP Mike Nett reveals he took GM Trading Cards role at eBay in September 2023 - is eBay acquisition of Goldin Auctions next?


Value Added Resource Week In Review 4-7-24 Members Public

eBay C2C UK win back plan, charity issues, new GM Trading Cards; Mercari AI listing imports; Amazon low inventory fee, supplement policy & more!

Week In Review

Etsy Community Changes Cause Chaos As Sellers Unable To Access Forum Despite Being Logged In Members Public

Etsy community changes restricting access to active sellers did not go smoothly as many were unable to access forums despite being logged in.


eBay Listing Tool Changes Frustrate Sellers With Additional Clicks To Manage Images Members Public

Unannounced eBay listing tool changes frustrate sellers as previously single click image management tasks now require multiple additional steps.


Discover Books Goes Dark Leaving eBay & Amazon Buyers In The Lurch Members Public

Mega-seller Discover Books appears to have closed up shop, leaving buyers in the lurch with no answers, no books & no refunds.


eBay UK Gets New Seller Success Team To Boost Consumer & Small Business Sales On The Platform Members Public

eBay UK job posting reveals new Seller Success team & plans to boost consumer & small business selling & grow GMV as part of C2C strategy pivot.


Mercari Introduces AI-Powered Importer To Help Sellers Cross List Items From eBay & Depop Members Public

Mercari introduces AI-powered tool to help sellers import items from eBay & Depop - will new fee structure entice more cross listing & boost sales?


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