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2014-06-02 12:33:24

MANCHESTER, England, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online auction marketplace eBay has topped the poll for most popular trading channel of 2014, according to an online trading survey conducted by Parcel2Go. With 461 of the 607 respondents reported to sell online using the channels of eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Abebooks, Yahoo shopping and Craigslist, a remarkable 96.7 per cent listed eBay as their preferred trading channel. When analysing the selling habits of those...

2014-03-06 08:36:47

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl C. Icahn released the following open letter to stockholders of eBay Inc.: We are strongly encouraged by the results published yesterday of an investor survey conducted by Bernstein Research regarding our campaign to prove to eBay's board of directors that stockholders are in favor of separating PayPal from the company.(1) A majority of eBay owners responding to the survey said they believe that the composition of the board should change. 55%...

2014-01-03 12:24:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay Inc. ("eBay") has agreed to pay $4.75 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed over fees it charged sellers for the Featured Plus! listing upgrade from January 23, 2008 to February 4, 2013 (when eBay discontinued Featured Plus!). Attorneys with Figari & Davenport, LLP, a litigation boutique in Dallas, Texas, filed the lawsuit on behalf of plaintiff Custom LED, LLC and a class of sellers who paid Featured Plus! listing...

2013-08-12 23:18:52

A new eBay scam has emerged targeting consumers who sell high-end electronics and other valuable merchandise on the online auction site. Utilizing eBay’s Buy-It-Now feature along with a fake PayPal email, fraudsters are telling sellers that they have received full payment for the item, thereby causing sellers to ship the item before realizing the payment is a fake. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 A new eBay scam has emerged targeting consumers who sell high-end electronics...

2013-07-22 23:17:55

Ebay Templates, a specialist provider of template software for the online auction site, is now offering innovative new software to save sellers time and money. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Philadelphia, PA: A provider of specialist template for the online auction site, Ebay Templates has launched an innovative technology that is designed to save sellers on Ebay both time and money. Designed to cater to individuals and businesses that trade via Ebay, the templates have been created with ease of...

2010-12-17 17:03:00

E-mail marketing of community sites effective in luring customers A new study from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business finds that customers of eBay who participate in the company's online communities become more conservative buyers and more selective and efficient sellers. The study, "The Impact of Customer Community Participation on Customer Behaviors: An Empirical Investigation," appeared recently in the journal Marketing Science and was co-authored by Rice's Sharad Borle,...


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  • A spider.
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