As previously announced as part of the USPS annual rate assessment, the USPS will be increasing shipping cost by as much as 6.1% effective January 21, 2018. Although the rate increase doesn’t seem extreme, the negotiated commercial rates that most vendors were able to secure are not that favorable. Especially if you you use the […]
There may be times when you need to block buyers from your ebay store… Learn when and how to use this versatile eBay tool. Blocking Buyers within eBay
Today Walmart announcement of Mobile Express. The ability to return items purchased from their app to anyone of their 4700 stores. Also, Walmart is working on the ability to process returns from third-party vendors on their Walmart.com platform. This will bring it closer with the eventuality to process returns from other online stores. Already, Kohl’s, […]
I caught this on an alternative news channel and I didn’t think the story was true. Turns out the store is real, but it’s actually old news. Originally, based on a study published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, was first reported back in February 2016. So it is getting a replay… […]
I guess an eBay seller can become a top rated seller even though 30 day returns and same day or 1 day handling times are not offered. Just without the benefits of the 10% off final fees as well as the official seal on a seller’s listings. Notified today regarding a change in seller status.
If you notice a bump up in sales after using eBay’s sales promotions, don’t automatically assume this feature works… it may be because your prices were set a bit high to begin with.
One sure sign of slow sale metrics from the mother ship is the frequent offerings of free listings. Third offering received in little more than 2 months. Problem with this for the seller is increased competition and lower sales volume. Buyers are not infinite. You can’t create them out of thin air by flooding the […]
I thought I was all compliant with removing active content from my eBay listings for the upcoming deadline this June. I was pleasantly surprised in receiving an email yesterday from eBay notifying me of 20 listings still containing active content. Nice to see eBay being proactive and specific with its sellers. Seems the plugin between […]
Today eBay published their 2017 Spring Seller Update. In this age of competitive alternative channels and the race of lower fees for selling online, I was a bit, but not totally, surprised to see seller fees increasing. This may be the beginning of the slow progressiveness of increased fees I suspect we will continue as […]
In research men’s clothing this morning, I came across OfferUp as site that brands itself as “simpler way to buy and sell locally.” Not sure their coverage at this moment.