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eBay & Funko Launch First Exclusive Collection Paid 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? Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid 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 Paid Members Public
Live shopping platform Whatnot taps into collector community for comic book publishing endeavor.