eBay has opened its first UK concept store. The pop-up store will be located in the heart of Wolverhampton and offer 40 small businesses from the local area the chance to showcase and sell their products for a month.
Online marketplace eBay today announced that businesses on its Retail Revival programme, a partnership with the City of Wolverhampton to help small retailers online, have reached £1 million in sales in just three months.
Online marketplace eBay today announces a 12-month partnership with Wolverhampton to help small retailers get online, grow the local economy and demonstrate that online and high street retail can coexist.
As a nation we are waiting longer to buy property, and more of us are unable to get on the housing ladder as home ownership has slumped to just 63% of the population, down from 73% a decade ago. Millennials
eBay has revealed that the number of self-made ‘eBay millionaires’ selling on the marketplace has grown by over 300, or more than over 50 percent, year-on-year.
eBay has appointed Nikin Patel as director of consumer-to-consumer (C2C) selling in the UK, as the original global marketplace continues to make online and mobile selling quicker and simpler, with exciting new updates to its Android and IOS native apps
Online marketplace eBay is braced for a 30 per cent surge in new business registrations this month. January is the most popular time to start-up online, according to new figures released by the marketplace. eBay, which has operated for over 20
Physical media is the nation’s entertainment format of choice once more, with 52% of Brits preferring physical books, music, film/TV and video games to digital downloads, according to eBay’s Guide to Physical Media, released today. This new insight, based on
eBay Christmas TV ad delivers a modern take on festivities with ‘surviving the school Christmas disco’ shop
eBay.co.uk today announced the launch of its 2016 Christmas campaign – claiming to deliver the ultimate shop for the festive season. The integrated campaign is led by a national television advertisement launching this weekend. Together with the vision of director Nick
eBay, one of the world’s largest marketplaces, introduces Laithwaite’s Wine, the world’s leading home-delivery wine merchant, to its site. A wide selection of red, white, rose’ and sparkling wines plus mixed cases are now available on the UK site from
Web giant Amazon have been named as the top retail brand on social media, according to Social Insights on the Retail Industry, a report by social media monitoring firm Brandwatch. Making up the top three were two other retailers, Etsy
Marketplace delivery expert Fastlane International says Sainsbury’s bid for Argos could transform eBay’s click and collect service. It’s welcome news for eBay traders following yesterday’s gloomy forecast for 2016. Click and collect is fast becoming the most convenient way for many
Nearly half (47%) of Brits are expected to receive a Christmas gift that’s not on their wish list this year, according to new research from online marketplace eBay. That’s a potential 99m unwanted pressies at a total value of £1,232m
A national survey of UK shoppers’ online shopping habits has revealed that almost 5% people have taken ‘sick days’ from work in order to wait in for a delivery, potentially costing the UK economy and employers millions of pounds each
Argos Click & Collect delivery option from eBay is ideally timed for Black Friday and Christmas, says ParcelHero
With just 25 working days until the Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend, ParcelHero says eBay’s new Argos Click & Collect delivery options are ideally timed. There are only 25 working days until the Black Friday weekend and eight weeks until Christmas, and the
Argos and eBay sign wider multi-year partnership to offer nationwide fulfilment services to buyers and sellers
Argos and eBay today announce that they have signed a wider multi-year partnership making it easier and more convenient for both business and consumer sellers on eBay to offer unique fulfilment services. The partnership spans collection and drop-off at Argos
British mumpreneurs are an increasingly powerful economic group, adding billions to the UK economy and supporting thousands of jobs, new research from online marketplace eBay reveals. Businesses set up and run by mums as sole-proprietors are flourishing, generating £7.2bn for
In an experiment that took place from October 2014 until January 2015, Metro Group, eBay and PayPal worked together to create a new, multi-channel-store in Weserpark Bremen, Germany, called The Inspiration Store. By combining an online shopping experience with a fully equipped
Retail Times’s readers can win insights on growing their international sales in our latest exclusive ChannelAdvisor download – A Globetrotter’s E-Commerce Guide to Selling Internationally. The Guide lifts the lid on the e-commerce opportunity in both established and emerging markets
Since 2010 the number of self-employed workers is up by over half a million people – a rise of 14.2 per cent. But is it boom time for entrepreneurs? Or are people branching out for themselves out of fear of
A major new study of online business sentiment by eBay reveals that small businesses are finally waking up the importance of a mobile strategy. Of the 307 eBay and other online business that partners YouGov spoke to, almost 1
Sandwich chain Eat, eBay and fashion retailer Uniqlo have been singled out in Cognizant’s annual Shopper Experience Study as retail businesses which are using technology to get ahead and better understand their customers. Eat is reported to be leading the way
eBay, the online marketplace, announces today that Rhian Bartlett has been appointed senior director of soft goods, with a remit to develop eBay’s strategy and drive growth in key non-durable categories including clothing and home & garden. Bartlett joins eBay
UK SME online retailers plan to increase their use of online marketplace sites, Royal Mail study finds
UK SME online retailers are planning to increase their use of online marketplace sites, such as eBay and Amazon Marketplace, as they target growth in 2015. Royal Mail’s annual tracker study into the expectations and challenges facing UK SME online retailers
Zoe Ripley, international head of marketing at ChannelAdvisor, looks back at the marketplace triumphs of 2014 The e-commerce landscape — especially online marketplaces — continued to evolve in 2014. At the beginning of the year, businesses and consumers were excited