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EBay Adds Google Pay As New Payment Option

“The company said Thursday it will let customers pay for items using Google Pay starting in April. The move continues eBay’s effort to become less dependent on PayPal to process its payments. eBay and PayPal, once part of the same company, split in 2015. Since then, both companies have worked to diversify their businesses and […]
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Op-Ed | EBay Is the Un-Amazon, for Better and Worse

“How can a company be both the second-place player in its fast-growing industry – and largely excluded from the conversation about the future of said industry? That’s the weird position occupied by EBay Inc. The company grabs a larger share of the U.S. e-commerce market than Walmart Inc., Apple Inc., and every other retailer besides Amazon.com Inc. The $95 […]
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Ebay To Add Support For Apple Pay, Partners With Square Capital On Seller Financing

“Ebay announced this morning it will begin accepting Apple Pay on its marketplace  starting this fall, and has also teamed up with Square Capital on seller financing. The changes come following eBay’s further distancing from longtime partner PayPal, which included the company’s switch to Adyen as its primary payments processing partner, announced earlier this year. At the time, eBay  said PayPal  would continue to be an option at […]
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EBay Paid $573M To Buy Japanese e-Commerce Platform Qoo10, Filing Reveals

“The deal underscores how eBay is at the same time pulling back from general plays while doubling down on more targeted opportunities. Earlier this year, the company gave up its stake in Flipkart  as part of its acquisition by Walmart, but at the same time committed to investing in a new, standalone eBay operation in India, using some […]

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eBay Is Expanding Its Management of Payments to France, Italy and Spain

“As part of modernizing its marketplace and creating a more streamlined experience for customers, eBay is expanding its management of payments to France, Italy and Spain in the first quarter of 2021. This expansion will continue to offer buyers flexibility and choice in payment methods and give sellers an easier way to manage their businesses. eBay began managing payments on its platform […]
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eBay’s Management of Payments Begins Scaling Globally

“Starting today, eBay will begin expanding its management of payments around the globe. The company embarked on its journey to manage the end-to-end payments process on its marketplace platform in late 2018 and is already seeing success with its rollouts in the U.S. and Germany. Until now, the rollout has been paced by an Operating Agreement […]
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eBay Continues to Expand Its Management of Payments to Australia and Canada

“As eBay continues to modernize its marketplace and create a more streamlined experience for buyers and sellers, the company is expanding its management of payments to Australia and Canada later this year. Australia and Canada are the fourth and fifth countries to offer eBay’s new payments experience, after the U.S., Germany and the U.K. “By managing payments on our platform, we are enhancing the eBay experience […]
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EBay’s New APIs Enable Developers to Create Innovative Experiences at Scale

“Starting today, eBay is launching new payments API capabilities that will give our third-party developers access to eBay’s new managed payments program, creating more efficient ways to integrate their businesses. The new Finances API provides developers with a more holistic view of transactions on eBay to more seamlessly manage payouts to bank accounts for sellers enrolled in […]
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eBay and PayPal Finalize New Payments Agreement

“As previously announced, the new agreement between eBay and PayPal will ensure that PayPal as a form of payment continues to be available to buyers on the eBay marketplace. PayPal as a form of payment includes payments through the PayPal payment button, as well as value-added services such as fraud detection and buyer protections.”