Seller Updates

Ecommerce marketplace seller updates, policy & user agreement changes

Etsy Tests Scrolling Thumbnails Showing All Images In Search Without Viewing Listing Members Public

Etsy test lets buyers see all item images without clicking through to view full listing, with scrolling thumbnail display in search results.


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 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 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.


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.


Amazon Updates Dietary Supplements Policy To Require 3rd Party Testing, Inspection, & Certification Members Public

Amazon updates dietary supplements policy, requiring product verification by 3rd party Testing, Inspection, & Certification (TIC) organizations.


Amazon Provides Transition Period For Controversial New Low Inventory Selling Fees Members Public

Amazon sellers breathe sigh of temporary relief as VP Dharmesh Mehta announces transition period for new low inventory FBA fees through April.


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?


PayPal Shortens Not As Described Claim Time Frame In Purchase Protection Update Members Public

PayPal Purchase Protection update shortens Not As Described claim time to within 30 days of delivery or 180 days of payment, whichever is sooner.


Amazon Updates Policies For Auto & Marine Emissions Tuners As EPA Cracks Down On Marketplace Sales Members Public

Amazon updates policies for auto & marine emissions tuners to help prevent sale of unlawful defeat devices that interfere with emission controls.


eBay Marketing Terms Update: Are eBay's Ad Practices Facing Increasing Regulatory Scrutiny? Members Public

eBay has quietly updated Marketing Terms page & changes may point to increasing regulatory scrutiny of Promoted Listings advertising practices.


eBay Stores Sale Tab Expands To Include Markdowns, Gets Design Update Members Public

eBay Stores Sale tab adds more types of discount promotions & updates the look & feel of how markdown & coupon offerings are displayed.


Etsy Prohibited Items Policy Update Targets Political Activism, Violence & Hate Members Public

Etsy updates Prohibited Items policy taking aim at political activism with wider latitude to remove items deemed violent, degrading, or hateful.


Etsy Tests "From A Buyer Account" Tag For Messages In Continuing Fight Against Scams Members Public

Etsy tests "from a buyer account" tag in messages as struggle to fight spam & scams rages on, but users worry the wording may be confusing.


Etsy-Owned Depop Testing Buyer Fees, Payouts Delayed As Revenue Pressure Builds Members Public

As Etsy continues to face pressure to make House of Brands pay off, are they turning to new fees & payment shenanigans to boost revenue at Depop?


eBay Lifts Selling Limits For Swath Of Sellers But Remember, Insertion Fees May Still Apply! Members Public

eBay is randomly lifting selling limits for many sellers with little explanation, but remember insertion fees may still apply!


eBay Spring 2024 Seller Check In Product Updates - Terapeak, Mobile Selling, AI Enhancements & More! Members Public

eBay Spring 2024 Seller Check In - new US General Manager, Terapeak on mobile, app selling experience improvements, AI image enhancement & more!


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