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Mercari US Undertakes Mass Layoff Months After Major Fee Structure Shakeup Members Public

Mercari US has undertaken a significant mass layoff, eliminating 45% of staff months after major fee structure & business operations shake up.


Mercari

Q1 2024 Ecommerce Earnings Call Roundup Members Public

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


Earnings

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.


eBay

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

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.


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eBay Shutters Dedicated Social Media For Sneakers & Watches Amid Strategy Pivot Members Public

eBay ends dedicated social media pages for focus verticals like sneakers & watches, redirects to main social channels in ongoing strategy pivot.


eBay

eBay Management Shuffle Continues Consumer Selling Strategy Shift With New Head of Global C2C Business Members Public

eBay continues to shuffle management deck with more internal promotions supporting strategy shift back to consumer-selling focused foundation.


eBay

StockX Removes Payment Processing Fee For Sellers, Launches Apple Vision Pro App Members Public

StockX is launching immersive Apple Vision Pro app & offering sellers 0% payment processing fees "for a limited time."


StockX

Ex-eBay VP Bob Kupbens Comes Full Circle As Interim CEO Of StubHub International Members Public

Bob Kupbens is the new interim CEO at StubHub in a full circle moment harkening back to his time at eBay as VP Seller Marketplace and Operations.


Earnings

Corporate Transparency Act Beneficial Ownership Reporting: What Online Businesses Need To Know Members Public

Corporate Transparency Act Beneficial Ownership Reporting requirements go into effect January 1, 2024 - here's what you need to know!


Legal

Indie Sellers Guild Plans Virtual Convention For April 2024 Members Public

Indie Sellers Guild to host first annual virtual convention April 13-14, 2024, promoting "freedom from Etsy & other Big Tech."


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Jane.Com Shutdown Cautionary Tale For Marketplace Sellers Members Public

Sudden shuttering of Jane.com leaves sellers holding the bag, in cautionary tale for all ecommerce entrepreneurs.


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National Retail Federation Launches Fight Retail Crime Day Members Public

National Retail Federation's "Fight Retail Crime Day" leaves online fraud, digital shoplifting out of Organized Retail Crime discussion.


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Sustainability Smokescreen: eBay CEO's Media Blitz Amid EPA Troubles Members Public

eBay CEO Jamie Iannone makes media rounds touting sustainability initiatives in effort to distract from EPA suit.


eBay

Artisans Cooperative Launches Handmade Marketplace Beta Members Public

Artisans Cooperative has launched the beta version of their Etsy alternative handmade marketplace!


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Nike Quietly Enters Pre-Owned Refurbished Sneaker Game Members Public

Nike has quietly expanded refurbished program, making restored sneakers available online at up to 50% off retail prices.


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CEO Dave Clark Abruptly Exits Flexport As Company Refocuses On Core Freight Business Members Public

Flexport CEO Dave Clark steps down as founder Ryan Petersen returns with plans to refocus on core freight business.


Shipping

FTC Shuts Down AI Powered Ecommerce Business Opportunity Scheme Members Public

FTC suit temporarily shuts down Automaters scheme that lured consumers to invest in e-stores with unfounded claims.


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