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Latest Ecommerce News - October 20, 2014

New eBay Security Precaution Could Hamper Some Shoppers
eBay is pulling support for some older versions of Web browsers. This follows eBay's requirement that all users reset their passwords. Could another homework assignment turn away some shoppers?

eBay Runs Free-Listing Promotions for Sellers in US, UK
eBay sellers in the U.S. and UK have only a short time left to participate in two promotions, but only those who receive an invitation may participate in the free listing sales.

eBay Runs October 'Level Up Challenge' Sweepstakes
eBay is running a sweepstakes through the month of October called the Level Up Challenge. The promotion rewards users for activities such as buying, selling, and getting friends to sign up.

President Obama Takes on Payment Security with BuySecure Initiative
President Obama announced the BuySecure initiative to address identity theft and data breaches and called for cybersecurity legislation. The National Retail Federation hailed the White House action.

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NEW! From the Editor - October 19, 2014
(October 19, 2014, Issue #369)
eBay Marketplaces had a disappointing third quarter, with fixed-price listings growing but auctions declining for what is (at least) the third consecutive quarter. Learn what eBay proposes to do about it, and read about two important developments impacting Amazon sellers along with other news in today's editorial.

NEW! Help for the Holiday Season: Getting the Workers You Need
(October 19, 2014, Issue #369)
Many online merchants add seasonal help to ensure the extra surge of holiday packages get delivered to customers on time. But should you put temp workers on the payroll, or treat them as independent contractors? Tax guru and small-business expert Barbara Weltman explains the differences and what's at stake in making the right classification.

NEW! Can eBay Business Policies Help You Be More Efficient?
(October 19, 2014, Issue #369)
eBay launched a feature called Business Policies earlier this year designed to streamline the listing process for sellers. EcommerceBytes spoke to users as well as third-party developers to find out if Business Policies was delivering on that promise and what sellers need to know.

NEW! Collectors Corner: Vintage Paper Dresses
(October 19, 2014, Issue #369)
The 1960s was known for some pretty wild fashion styles, but here is one that may top them all - the paper dress. And we're talking clothing for humans, not paper dolls. Find out what sparked this trend and what you should know if you happen to encounter any in your hunt for collectible treasures.

NEW! EcommerceBytes Soundoff: Letters to the Editor - October 19, 2014
(October 19, 2014, Issue #369)
In every issue, readers soundoff about issues important to them. From shipping issues to payment processing, from fees to online marketplace policies, EcommerceBytes Soundoff gives you a chance to air your views.

Have a question about buying or selling online? Want to get marketing or technical advice? EcommerceBytes Discussion Forums are the place to come to get answers to your questions and get advice! Great tips - a refreshing change!

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