Etsy and Amazon to Host Spring Sales Events Funded by Sellers
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by Ina Steiner
7h ago
Etsy and Amazon will be hosting spring sales to promote seasonal items. However, it’s up to sellers to fund discounts to buyers in the hopes that the marketplaces will feature their items during the sales events. Etsy informed sellers through an announcement on the Seller Announcement board with the dates of three upcoming sales: Etsy ..read more
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Is USPS Overbilling for PM Flat Rate Boxes Isolated to One Shipper?
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by Ina Steiner
7h ago
One of the Postal Service’s biggest fans says he’s encountering a big problem with Priority Mail Flat Rate packages. We don’t know the root cause of the problem, but if he’s experiencing the issue, it’s possible others are as well. Mitch Goldstone is CEO of ScanMyPhotos.com. He explained the issue as follows: “Over the past ..read more
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Monthly Fees May Be Coming to Etsy
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by Ina Steiner
3d ago
Sellers fear Etsy is planning to introduce monthly subscription fees after they learned of a new survey the marketplace conducted last week. Some wondered if it would be similar to eBay monthly Store subscription fees. The survey suggests Etsy is considering charging a monthly fee (likely optional) in addition to listing fees, and give sellers ..read more
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EBay to Host 1-Day Auction of Rare Pokémon Collectibles
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
eBay will host a one-day auction of Pokémon-themed collectibles from three eBay sellers on February 27 to coincide with Pokémon Day. All 151 auctions will start the bidding at $1.51 in honor of the original trading card game “Catch 151,” which debuted in 1996. Not only is eBay hosting the auction, but it’s also guaranteeing ..read more
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Etsy Touts Improved Search and Ads in Fourth Quarter 2023 Earnings
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
Etsy marketplace GMS (Gross Merchandise Sales) was $3.6 billion in the fourth quarter, down 1.4% year-over-year and up 142% on a four-year basis. Consolidated GMS (including its subsidiaries) was $4 billion, down 0.7% year-over-year and down 1.6% on a currency neutral basis. Consolidated revenue reached a record $842.3 million, primarily driven by growth in Etsy ..read more
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EBay Makes It Easier for Sellers to Lower Their Prices
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
eBay is making it easier for sellers to run Markdown Sales and will offer “Sell it faster” recommendations. Store owners will now be able to seamlessly create markdown sale events directly from the Active Listings tab. Previously sellers could only create sale events from the Seller Hub Marketing tab. The changes were announced as part ..read more
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Layoffs Hit Shipping Solution Auctane aka Stamps.com
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
Auctane laid off employees on Friday, though it would not confirm how many it laid off. The company offers shipping solutions to online merchants under numerous brands including Stamps.com, ShipStation, Endicia, ShipWorks, ShippingEasy, ShipEngine, Packlink, Metapack, and GlobalPost. It also operates Shipsi and in June, acquired Return Rabbit. When we asked what was behind the ..read more
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EBay Runs Listing Promo to Allay Fears of UK’s ‘Side-Hustle Tax’
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
eBay is running a free listing promotion to reassure casual sellers that they needn’t necessarily pay taxes to the UK’s tax agency. “We want to give you peace of mind that there’s no new ‘side hustle’ tax. Like before, HMRC guidance says if you are just selling some unwanted items that have been lying around ..read more
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Rumors of an eBay NFT Scaleback and C-Suite Departure
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
This time last year, eBay was hiring to bolster its Web3 team to support its NFT marketplace in the UK called KnownOrigin, according to CoinDesk. One year later, KnownOrigin employees were part of eBay’s mass layoffs that saw a 9% reduction of its total workforce. eBay laid off as many as 30% of its Web3 ..read more
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EBay Added a New FedEx Shipping Option in December
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by Ina Steiner
1w ago
eBay seller wastingtime101 noticed today that eBay added a new FedEx shipping option for sellers. In December, eBay added FedEx 2Day One Rate, which sellers can purchase through the eBay Shipping Label program. Sellers can use either free FedEx packaging or their own generic packaging – and importantly, FedEx One Rate doesn’t charge fuel or ..read more
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