eBay

The latest to leave is Dan Morales, the chief information officer (CIO), who has been with eBay since 2011.  Top Execs at both eBay US and on eBay’s foreign sites have been leaving at a rapid rate. Other recent departures include: Susana Voces, “general manager of eBay Spain and ItalyContinue Reading

This from Ina Steiner’s  eCommercebytes blog – Click the link at the end to get the full story: A Wall Street analyst sees more stagnant growth ahead for eBay. CNBC reports that Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak downgraded the stock over concerns of low growth in the coming year. ButContinue Reading

Changes will include another re-design of Seller Hub, and eBay will soon start displaying off-eBay “web-based” prices of products (low, mid, high), and it will display prices for the top 5 comparable products on eBay (taking into account sellers’ policies). The new program called Multiple Top Pick (MTP) is launchingContinue Reading

If you want to know why I really gave up on eBay –this letter from an anonymous seller is one of the best explanations you will find. The only thing I can add is that e Bay used to be a “community.”  When management made the decision to do awayContinue Reading

A few years ago sellers complained loudly that eBay was making policy changes too frequently and at the wrong times of year.  So eBay agreed to only make major policy changes twice yearly in the Spring and the Fall. The Spring changes are usually made about this time of yearContinue Reading

Yesterday I posted about the recent purchase of eBay auction management company, Vendio,  by Chinese company Alibaba.  At the end of that post I promised to tell you the backstory about eBay and Alibaba. So here goes: This goes back about 5 years. Those of you who attended eBay LiveContinue Reading

eBay Live to be replaced with smaller regional events dubbed eBay On Location Lorrie Norrington, President, eBay Marketplaces announced that eBay’s annual convention, eBay Live, has bit the dust.  The last eBay Live was in Chicago in June of 2008. At that event, Norrington announced that eBay Live 2009 wasContinue Reading