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Saturday October 31, 2015
Amazon Closures Send Strong Message to Merchants
Amazon is closing two more seller services - its payments card reader called Amazon Register, and i ...

Thursday October 29, 2015
eBay and PayPal Both Experience Outage Thursday Evening
eBay users have been unable to access the site beginning at about 10 pm ET. Users are emailing Ecom ...

Monday October 26, 2015
Online Sellers Must Now Deal with Shoppers' Landlords
As if online sellers didn't have enough to worry about, especially when it comes to shipping and de ...

Saturday October 24, 2015
eBay Sellers Deal with Missing Photos and PayPal Notifications
eBay sellers are reporting several serious technical issues this week. Some say eBay is displaying ...

Thursday October 22, 2015
Amazon's Big Plans to Disrupt Shipping
Amazon understands that the more aspects of your business you control, the better, and it's getting ...

Tuesday October 20, 2015
eBay Picks on Grandmother
A California grandmother says eBay blacklisted her after she made her very first purchase on the si ...

Thursday October 15, 2015
Are Social Networking Sites Helping or Hurting Online Sellers?
Are social networking sites helping online sellers sell more? Some services at least seem to have t ...

Thursday October 8, 2015
Handmade at Amazon Launches, Should Etsy Sellers Apply?
Since we first wrote about Amazon's plans to launch a marketplace for handmade goods in May, reader ...

Monday October 5, 2015
Reports Criticize USPS over Tracking and Delivery
Online marketplaces like eBay rely heavily on tracking by shipping carriers to judge the performanc ...