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  • eBay and Icahn call a truce

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    eBay and Icahn call a truce

    Billionaire investor and eBay shareholder Carl Icahn has agreed to withdraw his proposal that eBay spin off PayPal, along with his two board nominations. The news comes after months of Icahn openly lampooning the e-marketplace’s top executives and their business decisions.

    Posted 04/10/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    Billionaire investor and eBay shareholder Carl Icahn has agreed to withdraw his proposal that eBay spin off PayPal, along with his two board nominations. The news comes after months of Icahn openly lampooning the e-marketplace’s top executives and their business decisions.

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  • eBay changes the way it rates sellers

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    eBay changes the way it rates sellers

    A single “transaction defect rate” replaces four separate measures, the online marketplace says. Sellers with better ratings will appear higher in eBay search results. The changes take full effect in late August, though merchants will start to see some of them over the coming weeks, eBay says.

    Posted 03/11/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    A single “transaction defect rate” replaces four separate measures, the online marketplace says. Sellers with better ratings will appear higher in eBay search results. The changes take full effect in late August, though merchants will start to see some of them over the coming weeks, eBay says.

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  • Latin American e-marketplace company MercadoLibre sells 28% more in 2013

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    Latin American e-marketplace company MercadoLibre sells 28% more in 2013

    Fourth quarter sales were up 29% year over year. Total payment volume for its MercadoPago payment product, which is similar to PayPal, totaled $746.0 million in the fourth quarter, up 42% in U.S. dollars from $524.9 million a year earlier, the marketplace operator says.

    Posted 03/04/2014Katie EvansPost a comment

    Fourth quarter sales were up 29% year over year. Total payment volume for its MercadoPago payment product, which is similar to PayPal, totaled $746.0 million in the fourth quarter, up 42% in U.S. dollars from $524.9 million a year earlier, the marketplace operator says.

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  • eBay pours more money into India

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    eBay pours more money into India

    The company led a funding round that raised about $133.8 million for Indian online marketplace Snapdeal. EBay had previously invested $50 million in the e-marketplace. The news comes days after an eBay acquisition and amid an ongoing feud with shareholder Carl Icahn.

    Posted 02/27/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    The company led a funding round that raised about $133.8 million for Indian online marketplace Snapdeal. EBay had previously invested $50 million in the e-marketplace. The news comes days after an eBay acquisition and amid an ongoing feud with shareholder Carl Icahn.

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  • Newegg launches a Canadian marketplace

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    Newegg launches a Canadian marketplace

    The Newegg Canada Marketplace offers general merchandise from only Canadian sellers with local distribution, the retailer says.

    Posted 02/19/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The Newegg Canada Marketplace offers general merchandise from only Canadian sellers with local distribution, the retailer says.

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  • Alibaba’s subsidiaries plan to launch a U.S.-based online marketplace

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    Alibaba’s subsidiaries plan to launch a U.S.-based online marketplace

    The new site, 11Main.com, is actively recruiting merchants to list there. It plans to enable merchants to sell in more than 10 categories including baby products, fashion and art. Alibaba's U.S.-based subsidiaries will manage the site.

    Posted 02/11/2014Frank TongPost a comment

    The new site, 11Main.com, is actively recruiting merchants to list there. It plans to enable merchants to sell in more than 10 categories including baby products, fashion and art. Alibaba's U.S.-based subsidiaries will manage the site.

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  • eBay reports 13% sales growth and rejects PayPal spinoff

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    eBay reports 13% sales growth and rejects PayPal spinoff

    The value of goods sold on eBay’s marketplaces for all of 2013 rose 13% in the fourth quarter and for all of 2013, eBay says. The company acknowledged a proposal from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to spin off PayPal, and rejected it, arguing that eBay and PayPal make each other stronger.

    Posted 01/22/2014Katie EvansPost a comment

    The value of goods sold on eBay’s marketplaces for all of 2013 rose 13% in the fourth quarter and for all of 2013, eBay says. The company acknowledged a proposal from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to spin off PayPal, and rejected it, arguing that eBay and PayPal make each other stronger.

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  • Amazon’s marketplace has a jolly 2013 Cyber Monday

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    Amazon’s marketplace has a jolly 2013 Cyber Monday

    Retailers that sell on the Amazon.com marketplace generated 50% more orders on the Monday after Thanksgiving in 2013 than they did a year earlier, the e-retailer says in a year-end review of the program.

    Posted 01/09/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    Retailers that sell on the Amazon.com marketplace generated 50% more orders on the Monday after Thanksgiving in 2013 than they did a year earlier, the e-retailer says in a year-end review of the program.

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  • The marketplace race

    The marketplace race

    Half of the top 10 U.S. e-retailers now invite other merchants to sell through their sites. Will the strategy help rivals slow down Amazon?

    Posted 01/06/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    Half of the top 10 U.S. e-retailers now invite other merchants to sell through their sites. Will the strategy help rivals slow down Amazon?

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  • Staples highlights its expanding inventory in a new ad campaign

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    Staples highlights its expanding inventory in a new ad campaign

    Staples is intentionally omitting the “L” from its logo on Staples.com to draw attention to its expansion beyond office supplies, largely by inviting outside merchants to sell on its e-commerce site.

    Posted 01/02/2014Zak StamborPost a comment

    Staples is intentionally omitting the “L” from its logo on Staples.com to draw attention to its expansion beyond office supplies, largely by inviting outside merchants to sell on its e-commerce site.

    Related Content:Office Supplies | Marketplace

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