eBay Uplifting Women in Business

We have all been stressed far beyond capacity in the past year and a half since the onset of the COVID pandemic. We’ve been tested and tried and many of us have often felt that we might just fall apart…

Recommerce: the Secondhand eCommerce Market

Since eBay began as a company in 1995, transactions between consumers (known as C2C transactions) have been a vital part of eBay’s business model.  In particular, the sale of secondhand goods between parties is something eBay has grown famous for…

The Divorce is Final: eBay Sellers Can No Longer Use PayPal

The end of an era has arrived as eBay is ending its support for PayPal for sellers.

Internet Companies Launch Initiative In Support of Section 230

Some of the most prominent internet companies have formed the Internet Works coalition to promote Section 230, a key internet law. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act gives companies immunity for content users upload or post on their sites.…

eBay Sells Classifieds Business For Nearly $9 Billion

eBay has streamlined its focus and reached a deal to sell its classifieds business for nearly $9 billion.

eBay Pursuing Sale Of Its Classified-Ads Business

eBay has been considering selling its classified-ads business for some time, but it appears the company is finally taking steps in that direction.

eBay a Takeover Target For Intercontinental Exchange

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the New York Stock Exchange “has made a takeover offer for eBay Inc.” ICE has been interested in buying eBay before, and has now approached the e-commerce…

eBay Selling StubHub to Rival viagogo For $4.05 Billion

eBay has announced that viagogo has agreed to purchase StubHub for $4.05 billion in cash. eBay purchased StubHub for $310 million in 2007. StubHub claims to be “the world’s most trusted ticket marketplace spanning 44 countries.” It’s business partners include…

Facebook Libra Backers Back Out

A week ago we covered a Wall Street Journal article highlighting potential trouble for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, as multiple backers were reconsidering their commitment to the project. Fast-forward a week and things have only gone from bad to worse. As…

We’ve Seen Active Buyers Consistently Grow, Says eBay CEO

“The most important thing that we look at is the underlying health of the marketplace,” says eBay CEO Devin Wenig. “For me, that really comes down to three things. It’s how many people are shopping with us? How many people are selling with us? And how much inventory is in the marketplace?”

Ebay’s Scott Cutler: We’ll Sell More Online Than Walmart, Macy’s and Best Buy Combined

The Head of Americas for eBay, Scott Cutler, says that they will sell more online than Walmart, Macy’s and Best Buy combined. Ebay is actually the number two ecommerce player in the United States behind Amazon.

Kynetic CEO Michael Rubin: We Owe All of Our Success to Amazon

Kynetic CEO Michael Rubin says that they owe all of their success to Amazon. “I owe all of our success to Amazon because we are such a big believer in what they were doing, a completely differentiative business model,” Rubin said.

How to Become a Top Rated Seller on eBay

For many businesses, learning how to do effective eBay SEO can literally mean the difference between making a few hundred bucks or thousands of dollars.

eBay’s Stock Takes Massive Tumble, Company Axes 300 Employees

This is not a good week for eBay. The company’s stocks took a massive tumble a day after revealing that it was slashing about 300 jobs in the Bay Area. eBay informed the Employment Development Department of California of its…

eBay’s New AR Feature Makes Finding the Right Shipping Box a Lot Easier

eBay has now made it easier for sellers to ship their items by using augmented reality to pick the right USPS box, the company announced in a Monday press release. Using Google’s ARCore platform on Android, eBay leverages motion tracking…

eBay Plans to Add AR Features to Enhance Shopping Experience

eBay is on a quest to make shopping more interactive and enjoyable by incorporating augmented reality into the buying process. The company has even tapped the services of expert data scientist Jan Pedersen to ensure that they’re on the right…

eBay Breaks Up with PayPal for Another Partner

Even in business, some partnerships are just not meant to last. Despite working closely together for more than a decade, eBay recently announced that it would be ditching long-time partner PayPal as its primary payments processor by 2020. In a post…

Facebook Promotes eBay Daily Deals— Will it Help Sellers?

It looks like Facebook is testing out a new way to get its more than 2 billion users to spend money via its platform. Though not yet publicly announced, the tech giant has recently partnered with eBay bringing the online…

eBay Browse Pages Make it SEO Friendlier

eBay announced last week that in order to make their Google links more SEO friendly they have created “browse pages.” They said that in the past, a click from a search result to eBay would often be to an eBay…

Facebook Launches Marketplace, Could Challenge Craigslist, eBay

Facebook announced today a formal buy and sell platform called Marketplace, which is likely perceived by Craigslist and eBay as a new hugely powerful competitor nudging into their space. There has always been some buying and selling via Facebook Groups,…