Category Archives: eBay

One In 10 eBay Consumer Complaints Are Scam-Related, Says Citizens Advice

One in six complaints regarding services or products listed on Gumtree – as well as one in 10 concerning eBay sales – are either a scam or a possible scam, revealed research from Citizens Advice. “These sites are an important … Continue reading

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eBay And Argos Extend Joint Click And Collect Venture

Argos has extended its click and collect partnership with eBay to all business sellers – enabling customers to collect products from “a much wider range of eBay merchants” direct from Argos shops. eBay announced: “Following a successful operational trial, agreement … Continue reading

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eBay Issues Lifetime Ban For Artist Who Sold Fake Paintings

An eBay user who sold artwork on the online auction marketplace, allegedly claiming them as authentic masterpieces by artists such as Mary Fedden and LS Lowry, has been given a lifetime ban by the site. Geoffrey Spilman, from Rugby, Warwickshire, … Continue reading

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eBay Removes Chinese ‘Spyware’ Smartphones From Listings

Online auction site eBay has barred the sale of Star smartphones manufactured in a Chinese factory, after reports surfaced that the device had been pre-installed with malware. Disguised as the authentic Google Play Store app, the Google Android-powered N9500 model … Continue reading

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eBay Launches Valet App That Sells Your Items For You

Instead of spending hours listing countless items for auction, wouldn’t it be great to have an app that could take on this hard work – and sell your stuff for you? Well your auctioning prayers have been answered – ladies … Continue reading

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eBay’s PayPal Head Quits To Join Facebook

The head of eBay’s PayPal division, David Marcus, is stepping down to join Facebook – where he will be taking on the new role of leading the social network’s mobile messaging products. eBay explained that Marcus, who had spearheaded the … Continue reading

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Amazon To Rival PayPal With New Payments System

Yesterday saw the announcement of Amazon’s new payments service, whereby the etailer is hoping to outdo PayPal by making its technology available to startups and other businesses offering subscription-based payments. Launched Monday 9 June, Amazon’s latest offering is expected to … Continue reading

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Revealing The Selling Habits Of Top Online Earners – Parcel2Go Releases Results Of Online Trading Survey 2014

From the commuter browsing the news on their tablet to your colleague checking their messages on their smartphone, there’s no denying the sheer ubiquity of the digital revolution – and with this lifestyle embraced as a personal pastime, businesses have … Continue reading

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eBay Login Details Being Sold By Hackers

Cybercriminals are selling the login and password details of eBay customers for up to £25 each, according to recent reports. On Sunday, an article published by The Sun claimed that investigators found hackers were offering to sell confidential data of … Continue reading

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eBay Listing Sees The Word ‘The’ Up For Grabs

When we think of the most common words in the English language, a few spring to mind – but the one word that takes the crown goes to…’the’. Not surprising, as it’s the definitive word to any film, book, song … Continue reading

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