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eBay Store Design

eBay Store Design, or more importantly ‘effective’ eBay Store Design is becoming an ever more essential requirement of multi channel businesses according to eCommerce experts Visualsoft. In an ever increasingly competitive multi channel environment,  retailers are looking at methods of standing out from the crowd- and they’re looking to Visualsoft to supply the solution.   eBay has long been the birthplace … Read more

eBay to Launch Ticketing Site StubHub in the UK

eBay are about to shock the ticketing industry with the launch of a new site called StubHub. StubHub will allow buyers and sellers to connect via the site and will take on the established big guns of the industry such as Seatwave and Viagogo. Stubhub was acquired in 2007 by eBay in a deal estimated to be around £197million.  StubHub … Read more


Cheap iPads on eBay

eBay has announced that one of its online retailers is selling the new iPad via its marketplace £20 cheaper than any other apple retailer. Apple’s third computer tablet was released on 16/03/2012 and was priced at £399 at many stores including apple’s own store. However eBay’s eBuyers express outlet has undercut all apple resellers by £20 making it on sale … Read more


eBay Lead the Way as UK eCommerce Sales Hit £50bn

UK eCommerce sales realised a 14% increase in 2011, with online giants eBay and ASOS posting fantastic results for the year.  Kelkoo, who announced the findings also expect the same level of growth in 2012; music to the ears of those businesses who have focused on establishing themselves online. The high street again took a battering in 2011 with a … Read more

eBay Predict $8 Billion Turnover in Mobile Commerce for 2012

EBay CEO John Donahoe recently announced that they expect eBay Mobile transactions to top $8 billion in 2012.  These bold predictions are based upon eBay’s huge successes, brought about chiefly through their mobile application which saw over $5  billion delivered by the platform in 2011. The growth in mobile has clearly taken even eBay aback with them effectively ripping up … Read more

Bargain Hunting Opportunities on eBay

Well, it’s that time of Year again…the presents are unwrapped, the ill fitting clothes are sitting in a corner, devoid of any receipts and the Christmas turkey has finally been thrown out after waking to a slightly off putting smell in the kitchen. What you may not immediately realise is that this is probably the very best time of the … Read more

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eBay Announce their Top Ten Most Shopped Terms

Hot on the heels of similar lists produced by Google and Toutube, eBay have released their top ten most shopped by way of popular culture.  This refers to sales related to keyword searches in eBay.  The list of heart throbs, technical gadgetry and off the rails film stars includes: 1. NFL                        1,837,844 related sales 2. Harry Potter                 446,915 related sales … Read more

HP TouchPad Sale Wreaks Havoc on eBay

Some will have seen the exercise as a huge publicity stunt, others as one of the deals of the year but when HP released refurbished TouchPads at vastly reduced prices at midnight, eBay struggled to cope with the demand. The auction giant was bombarded with requests for a limited number of TouchPads on their eBay store as 16GB iPads sold … Read more


Mobile Monday for eBay and Online Retailers

PayPal, part of eBay Inc. reported an almost 6 fold increase in mobile payment volume on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday; two of the busiest days in the eCommerce calendar.   The news reiterates eBay’s successful venture into mobile as it looks on track to hit $5 billion in mobile sales this year, which would be an average of $13.7 … Read more

Stuck for an Idea? Use the Christmas Gift Finder

Click Here to Visit The Christmas Gift Finder You know its the Festive Period when eBay introduce a wealth of quirky features to get us all clicking and buying.  This year is no exception and those who have taken a wander through the Deals page may have noticed the Christmas Gift Finder. The Finder essentially does what it says on … Read more

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