eBay has recently announced the below changes and updates to its marketplace this spring.

“This spring we’re introducing changes and updates to the eBay shopping experience that will drive conversion across the entire eBay shopping platform. By providing buyers with more relevant information, they will be able to make faster and better-informed purchase decisions.


View item—Improving conversion and the buyer experience through the item description
Features and fees—Store subscriptions, feature fees, and access to dedicated customer service
Product reviews—Helping buyers make better buying decisions with more relevant product information
Seller Hub—Coming to all sellers this summer with new enhancements
Category and item specifics—Find out if your categories or item specifics will be updated
Jewelry policy—Update your listings to comply with new Fine and Fashion Jewelry definitions
User Agreement—Seller performance standards, Returns and Cancellations, and legal disputes

For more information:

  • Check out Hal Lawton’s blog – SVP, Marketplaces North America
  • Tune in to eBay Radio with Jim “Griff” Griffith on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 11 am – 2 pm PST
  • Ask your questions in a special Community Board

And one more thing… Check out our blog for details about our big seller event in Las Vegas this July.

As always, thank you for selling on eBay.”

eBay.com Spring 2016 Update

For UK sellers, eBay will be making improvements to make listings more mobile-friendly by introducing item description summaries to mobile versions of your listings. From 2017, eBay will also be limiting the use of active content such as JavaScript.

eBay.co.uk Spring 2016 Update