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eBay & Funko Launch First Exclusive Collection Members Public

eBay & Funko have launched their first exclusive collection since eBay joined a consortium to acquire a 25% stake in the company in May.


Are Verb Tech & Etsy Partnering On Livestream Shopping? Members Public

Rumors are swirling that Verb Technology Company may be partnering with Etsy on livestream shopping.


Tax SaaS Company Avalara Taken Private In $8.4B Acquisition Members Public

Popular tax compliance software Avalara acquired by Vista Equity Partners & taken private in $8.4B deal.


Drop Shipping Dum Dums Sweet Deal For Amazon, But Not Brand Members Public

Spangler Candy Co., maker of Dum Dums lollipops, raises alarm about damage unchecked marketplace drop shipping arbitrage does to brands.


Etsy Encourages Sellers To Offer Discounts For Labor Day Members Public

Etsy's Labor Day event will be exclusively in app for US & Canada - seller funded discounts must be 15% -25% to participate.


eBay Exec Emails Revealed In Ongoing Cyberstalking Case Members Public

eBay cyberstalking criminal case is over, but civil suit continues with ex-security director's cross-claim again the company.


Amazon Promotes Layaway For Back To School & Holidays Members Public

Amazon promotes layaway as inflation-weary parents gear up for back to school shopping & look to the holidays.


Facebook Kills Live Shopping To Focus On Reels Members Public

Facebook announces end of Live Shopping feature in October, pivot to focus on Reels.


eBay Partners With MTV On Pimp My Ride Reboot Members Public

eBay & MTV bring back Pimp My Ride for YouTube series showcasing restorations using "recycled green parts".


eBay Will Protect Sellers Impacted By Southeast Flooding Members Public

eBay will protect US sellers impacted by flooding in the southeast from late shipments, negative feedback & item not received claims.


eBay On Campus Bar Walker's West Rebrands To The Sellar Members Public

eBay's on campus bar has a new name in apparent attempt to distance from ex-CEO Devin Wenig's cultural legacy.


DeJoy Sees Pushback On USPS Transformation Plans Members Public

Postmaster Louis DeJoy sees pushback on rate hikes & more as he moves forward with plans to transform USPS.


Elliott Management Taking Stakes In Pinterest & PayPal Members Public

Activist investor Elliott Management reportedly takes on large stakes in both Pinterest & PayPal.


eBay UK Protects Sellers From Extreme Heat Shipping Service Disruptions Members Public

eBayUK announces seller protections for late shipments & negative feedback due to shipping service disruptions from extreme heat.


Whatnot Doubles Valuation, Raises Funds As Growth Continues Members Public

Whatnot is hot as social commerce platform doubles valuation to $3.7B & raises $260M in Series D funding.


eBay Authenticity Guaranteed For Fine Jewelry Members Public

eBay has launched an authentication program for fine jewelry in collaboration with GIA, the Gemological Institute of America.


Q2 2022 Ecommerce Earnings Call Roundup Members Public

Q2 2022 earnings calls are just around the corner - track all the important dates here!


Whatnot & eBay To Go Head To Head Live From The National Members Public

Both Whatnot & eBay will stream live shopping events from The National Sports Collectors Convention July 27-31.


eBay Open 2022 Set For September 21-23 Members Public

eBay Open 2022 is officially scheduled for September 21-23 & will be mostly virtual with some in person events in New York, Austin, & LA.


Whatnot Publishing Taps Into Comic Collector Communities Members Public

Live shopping platform Whatnot taps into collector community for comic book publishing endeavor.


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