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***Important Changes for Sellers - UK Update June 14th***

14 June, 2010 | 03:00PM BST


AB Post SR 10.2 LTS 14 June
In April we notified you we would be making some important changes for sellers during June. Here you’ll find an update when we expect these changes to become available across the site.


Initiative

Progress / Estimated date

More descriptive values for item condition 

Launched

Unpaid item assistant

Launched

Protecting sellers from buyers who abuse or misuse the Feedback system 

Launched

Ongoing testing & developments on the eBay site

Launched

Category changes *

14 June

Improved functionality in bulk listing, relisting and sell similar flows 

15 June

Auto answers save time

15 June

Updates to payment reminder and Selling Manager emails 

21 June

Incentives for Sellers’ product photos in catalogues

2 July

Opened and seller unresolved cases to be added to seller performance standards in 2010 

September

Some additional information on the changes:
Category Changes
Category changes will happen from 14th June on eBay.co.uk and eBay.ie in the following sub-categories

  • Computing
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile & Home Phones
  • Photography
  • Vehicle Parts & Accessories / Navigation & GPS
  • Video Games

In the Toys and Games category we are renaming the Beanies category to Bean Bag Plush
Retirement of the Local Services Category
As of June 14th we will no longer be accepting new listings in the Local Services category. All existing listings will appear until their expiry date and after that period the Local services category will be retired. If you wish to place a local service advertisement in the UK feel free to use www.gumtree.co.uk

Regards,
The eBay.co.uk Team
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