How COVID Has Changed Shopping for Antiques & Collectibles

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted retail along with all facets of everyday life. Online shopping is no exception, but how are diehard collectors coping? And how is it impacting online sellers and antiques dealers? We checked in with Palmer Pekarek to find out what changes he’s seeing at antiques & collectibles marketplace Ruby Lane. Sales […]

From the Editor – January 12, 2020

Online sellers are under constant pressure to lower prices and offer free shipping, while at the same time their own costs are rising. New USPS rates go into effect at the end of the month – Stamps.com dug into the changes in this guide. And, of course, higher shipping costs mean higher marketplace fees at […]

Auctiva Surveys eBay Sellers on Going Multi Channel

Auctiva is surveying eBay sellers about using other marketplaces as it prepares to launch a new product called Auctiva Multi-Channel. Auctiva Product Manager Natasha Burns told EcommerceBytes that after 18 years of providing selling solutions exclusively for eBay, “this last year we decided it was time to move with the market and start expanding to […]

Sellers Choice 2018: Merchants Rate Top Online Marketplaces

Over 10,000 sellers participated in the 9th annual Sellers Choice Awards. In the initial nomination process, EcommerceBytes readers chose 10 finalists. Readers then rated the finalists in four key areas – profitability, customer service, communication and ease of use. Respondents were also asked how likely they were to recommend each marketplace as a selling venue […]

Seller Satisfaction Survey: Visibility on eBay – Part 1

Selling on eBay has become extremely competitive, but is there a level playing field for everyone? And are there tools that can help? We asked eBay resellers what they thought about their ability to obtain visibility on eBay, and the survey results are in. As usual with seller surveys, we found the comments to be […]