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Monday June 29, 2015
eBay's Catalog Off to a Rocky Start
eBay is requiring sellers to include UPCs on listings in certain categories, and it began enforcing ...

Sunday June 28, 2015
PayPal to Remain the Enforcer for eBay
eBay and PayPal's breakup will be completed by July 17th, but that doesn't mean the cooperation bet ...

Thursday June 25, 2015
Amazon Backend Goes Down for Sellers
Amazon users are unable to access their selling accounts due to a Seller Central outage. Sellers ...

Wednesday June 24, 2015
Amazon TV Ad Reminiscent of eBay Commercials
Amazon is running an ad on television that features delivery drivers and drones and highlights ...

Monday June 22, 2015
eBay to Compensate Sellers for Last Week's Technical Problems
eBay experienced some major technical issues last week, and we asked eBay in the U.S. and in the UK ...

Friday June 19, 2015
eBay Founder Off the Hook in Craigslist Lawsuit
eBay founder Pierre Omidyar can breathe a sigh of relief. eBay announced today it sold its equity i ...

Wednesday June 17, 2015
eBay Is Blocking Buyers in Error
A reader says eBay has been blocking buyers in error and says it's costing sellers in the UK many s ...

Monday June 15, 2015
Do You Check eBay Bills for Errors?
A seller wrote to EcommerceBytes on Monday reporting that eBay has begun overcharging him on commis ...

Sunday June 14, 2015
Amazon Goes After Another Niche - Customizable Products
Amazon is going after a new niche - personalized / customized products. Like the  Amazon Handm ...

Tuesday June 9, 2015
eBay Pulls Heartstrings, But In a Bad Way
An eBay marketing campaign for Father's Day is getting attention, but not the kind eBay intended. ...

Monday June 8, 2015
Have You Spotted Amazon AMZL Deliveries?
Last year the  Wall Street Journal  reported on Amazon's test of its own delivery network ...

Tuesday June 2, 2015
Devin Wenig to Make Changes to eBay Search?
eBay is at its best when we enable small and medium-sized brands and merchants to present unique in ...

Monday June 1, 2015
Government Tax Agencies Think Online Selling Is Easy Money
The UK government isn't fooling around when it comes to making sure online sellers pay taxes on the ...