There are millions of items for sale on eBay, but the only way you can make payments is through PayPal. With PayPal, buyers can send money to sellers virtually, with no personal checking, debit card, or credit card numbers involved. PayPal is considered a safe, widely accepted, and seamless way to pay for items online.
In 2015, PayPal and eBay turned into separate companies. According to eBay, both companies expected to drive benefits from the separation. As Neira Jones, UK payments expert notes, one of the strategic factors that played a significant role in the separation was the constant divergences about the future ambitions between the companies. PayPal was trying
In the 4th quarter of 2016, the Commerce Department reported that e-commerce had 14.3% year-over-year sales growth to make up $102.7 billion, with total retail sales representing 4.1% in the same period. E-commerce sales accounted for only 8.3% of total retail sales in the US alone. Using PayPal for eBay According to Datanyze, the leading
Selling on eBay is great, but one of the biggest issues comes from accepting payments. While some of us can get away with using PayPal for a few purchases a year, others cannot. If you sell as a professional on eBay, you should consider an eBay merchant account – that doesn’t involve PayPal at all.
Making credit cards payments for eBay stores is becoming more and more popular. No matter, you, as a seller, use your own merchant account credit card or take credit cards through a payment service, you must pay a fee. There are a few things to take into account before starting a store on eBay so
In 2015, PayPal and eBay turned into independent companies. According to eBay, both companies were going to benefit from the separation. PayPal and eBay People outside the eBay were sure the separation would be beneficial for both companies. They believed not much would change from the consumer or merchant perspective. Moreover, it was expected that
If you sell on eBay, you probably process all of your sales through PayPal. This isn’t an issue for the seller who sales a few times a year. For those who sell on a regular basis, PayPal could be the worst option you could have as a merchant account provider. While accepting payment via PayPal