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Today's issue: Two weeks til Christmas, and the race to meet buyer expectations is on. eBay is plotting a revolutionary change. And more.
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December 10, 2017
EcommerceBytes-Update
ISSN:1528-6703                               Issue #409
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From the Editor – December 10, 2017

Here's where we are in the holiday shopping season, with shipping delivery time becoming a critical factor. Some sellers have a theory on how to get faster service from the Post Office. Overall it's been a tough year for eBay sellers, but the company is mulling one of the biggest changes it's made yet in the company's history. This and more in today's editorial.

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How Ecommerce Services Help a Family Business Grow Online

A family business doesn't have go it alone when it comes to selling online. Ken McCombs III shares information about the services and techniques he uses to drive traffic to listings and help his staff be more efficient. And he explains how shipping software can even provide opportunities for new revenue streams - sellers of all sizes can pick up some tips in today's interview.

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Window Shopping Draws People In on Social Media

Online sellers can learn something from traditional merchandising techniques, according to social-commerce firm Curalate. See why you should think about social networking sites as window displays and take advantage of the power of cross-selling.

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Walmart Uses Humans to Help It Compete Online

It may seem like a radical idea in the age of Artificial Intelligence, robots, and drones, but Walmart's ecommerce division is on a hiring spree to employ humans to help it compete online. Jet.com founder and head of Walmart.com Mark Lore has also stated Walmart is going after more affluent customers and premium brands in its effort to compete against Amazon.

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Collectors Corner: The 2017 Roundup Edition

It's time to take a look back at some interesting developments in collectibles this year. Toys, vinyl, "Madam President," and da Vinci all made it into this 2017 end-of-year Collectors Corner roundup edition.

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EcommerceBytes Soundoff: Letters to the Editor – December 10, 2017

In every issue, readers soundoff about issues important to them. From shipping issues to payment processing, from fees to online marketplace policies, EcommerceBytes Soundoff gives you a chance to air your views.

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