1 - Price reduction for Business Sellers in a selection of categories - June 2019

2 - Health & Beauty Final value fee promotion

3 - Terms & conditions for Health & Beauty Final value fee promotion

4 - FAQs


Price reduction for Business Sellers in a selection of categories - June 2019



What you need to know:

  • From 11 July, we’ll be making some changes to Final value fees and fee caps in Home, Furniture & DIY and Jewellery & Watches categories for business sellers.
  • We’re reducing Final value fees in the Home, Furniture & DIY categories and extending the fee cap for shop subscribers in Jewellery & Watches.
  • We’re offering a promotion on Health & Beauty items up to £10, where you can pay just 2% Final value fees until the end of September.

Why are we making a change?

We want to make sure eBay continues to provide the best possible marketplace for both you and your buyers. We’ve identified some categories where we have more demand than ever before, so to help you meet buyer needs in these fast growing categories, we’re making some changes to our fees and caps.


What are we changing?

From 11 July, we’ll be introducing the below changes to Final value fees in Home, Furniture & DIY and Jewellery & Watches categories for business sellers.


Category Current Final Value fee rate New Final value fee rate Example
Home, Furniture & DIY 10%
  • 10% for the portion of the total sales price, including postage, up to £250.00
  • 6% for any portion of the total sales price, including postage, greater than £250.00
  • Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
    Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 10%) + (£355 x 6%) = £46.30
    Home, Furniture & DIY
    - Furniture
    - Bath
    9% Final value fee (max. £40 for eBay Shop subscribers)
  • 9% for the portion of the total sales price, including postage, up to £250.00
  • 6% for any portion of the total sales price, including postage, greater than £250.00
  • Final value fees will remain capped at £40 for eBay Shop subscribers
  • Non-Shop Subscriber: Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 9%) + (£355 x 6%) = £43.80

    Shop Subscriber: Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage Your Final Value Fee: capped at £40.00
    Home, Furniture & DIY
    - Electrical Socket Adapters & Converters
    - Power Strips & Surge Protectors
    8%
  • 8% for the portion of the total sales price including postage up to £250.00
  • 6% for any portion of the total sales price including postage greater than £250.00
  • Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage
    Your Final Value Fee: (£250 x 8%) + (£355 x 6%) = £41.30
    Home, Furniture & DIY
    - Appliances
    - DIY Tools
    - Smart Speakers
    5% Final value fee (max. £20 for Shop subscribers) No Change for these categories No Change for these categories
    Jewellery & Watches 11% 11% Final value fee (with a cap of £50 for eBay Shop subscribers) eBay Shop Subscribers:
    Your buyer pays: £600.00 + £5.00 postage Your Final Value Fee: capped at £50.00
    Jewellery & Watches
    - Watches
    10% Final value fee (max. £50 for Shop subscribers) No Change for this sub-category No Change for this sub-category


    What do I have to do?

    You don’t need to make any changes in how you sell in these categories. Any sales for new, relisted or renewed listings from 11 July will benefit from this change and you will start to see changes in your invoice from mid-July.




    Pay just 2% Final Value fees on Health & Beauty items up to £10 until the end of September!

    To give your bottom line a boost, we’re offering a discount on Final value fees for selected listings in our Health & Beauty category for business sellers.**

    Pay just 2% in Final value fees, on selected products with an item price up to £10 (excluding postage) for new, relisted or renewed listings from 11 July until 30 September. For example:

    • Your buyer pays: £5.00 + £2.00 postage, then your Final value fee is 2% x £7 = £0.14
    • Your buyer pays: £9.00 + £2.00 postage, then your Final value fee is 2% x £11 = £0.22
    • Your buyer pays: £11.00 + £2.00 postage, then your Final value fee is 9% x £13 = £1.17

    The promotional rate will apply to listings that are new, relist or renew before 30 September until the item ends, renews or relists. This could be up to 30 days after 30 September, depending on the length of your listing. It will also apply to individual items involved in multi-quantity sales. For example:

    • If a buyer purchases 2 £9 items in a Multi-buy promotion, then you Final value fee is 2% x £18 = £0.36.

    What to do next

    1. Activate the promotion before 30 September. Please note you’ll only benefit from the discount on sales after you’ve activated the promotion.

    2. New, relisted and/or renewed listings from 11 July or after activating the promotion, whichever is later, will benefit from the promotion.

    3. Pay just 2% Final value fees (on selected Health and Beauty items up to £10) until 30 September. You’ll pay this reduced fee at the point of sale for eligible listings during this period.


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    ** Promotion Terms & conditions apply. Sellers must actively opt-in to the offer. Available for all fixed price and auction-style listings, including listings with variations in the Health & Beauty category excluding Hair extensions & Wigs, Vape Pens, E-Cigarettes & Accessories, Vaporisers. Items sold above £10 will incur the normal Final value fee in full.


    Health & Beauty Final Value Fee Promotion Terms and Conditions

    You need to have actively opted in to the promotion. Offer available to business sellers only. Promotion applicable to listings which are created, scheduled to go live, relisted or renewed from 11 July to 30 September 2019 in the Health & Beauty category. Insertion fees and listing upgrade fees will still apply. Exclusions apply. See full T&Cs below.


    1. Promotion Period

    The Final value fees promotion (“Promotion”) will be valid for new, relisted or renewed listings from 11 July until 30 September (“Promotion Period”). Only listings which are created, scheduled to go live, relisted or renewed during the Promotion Period, and are part of the selected categories, are eligible. Listings will qualify for the promotional Final value fee on sales during the eligible listing period. Listings which are relisted or renew after the Promotion Period will be charged the standard Final value fee rate.


    2. Eligibility

    This Promotion is open to business sellers who have actively opted in to the Promotion via the RSVP link before 30th September. Participation is linked to the seller’s account and is not transferable.


    3. Promotion and Procedure

    Actively opt in to the Promotion via the RSVP link before 30th September.

    Create your listing(s) in the Health and Beauty category (other thanduring the Promotion Period using fixed-price or auction format.

    The total number of listings to which the Promotion applies is uncapped.

    Any items previously scheduled to go live during the Promotion Period will qualify for the Promotion.

    Any relisted items (whether automatically or manually) during the Promotion Period will also qualify for the Promotion.

    Any renewed items during the Promotion Period will also qualify for the Promotion.

    For items that have been listed in two categories, the higher of the two final value fees will be charged.

    Any other fees, including insertion fees, listing upgrade fees, and automatically relisted selling fees will still apply, and will be charged in accordance with the eBay fees policy.


    4. Restrictions and exclusions

    The following are excluded:

    • Private sellers.
    • Sellers who have not actively opted in to the Promotion via the RSVP link before 30th September.
    • Identical listings that don’t comply with our duplicate listings policy.
    • Any items listed that don’t comply with eBay’s listing policies or prohibited and restricted items policies.
    • Any items listed in a category other than Health & Beauty.
    • Any items listed during the Promotion Period but scheduled to go live after the end of the Promotion Period.

    5. General

    Any attempt to manipulate the Promotion is prohibited and will result in exclusion from participation.

    eBay reserves the right to exclude users and disqualify any Final Value Fee discounts arising from unreasonable pricing practice including manipulation of postage costs or acting in a way which would be considered fee avoidance.


    eBay reserves the right to suspend, change or cancel the Promotion at any time, in the event of circumstances arising which, in eBay's opinion, make it necessary for it to do so. eBay reserves the right to add additional terms and conditions for certain parts of the Promotion.

    eBay also reserves the right to exclude users on the basis that their seller accounts have fallen below the minimum required seller performance standards or for any reason in eBay’s absolute discretion. Sellers should confirm eligibility by checking their account status on My eBay.

    The decision of eBay regarding any aspect of the Promotion is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

    eBay reserves the right to verify your eligibility for this Promotion.

    eBay may also disqualify any entrant who does not act in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (or is acting in a way which contravenes the spirit and intention of these Terms and Conditions) or eBay's User Agreement, and/or any policies that eBay may communicate to you.

    These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales. Each party irrevocably agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts over any claim or matter arising under these Terms and Conditions.


    6. Limitation of liability

    eBay makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding any product or service provided by any third party in connection with any Promotion.

    eBay shall not be liable, in contract or tort (including negligence) or the breach of statutory duty or in any other way, for the loss or damage howsoever arising suffered by the entrant resulting directly or indirectly from entry to this Promotion. Nothing in these terms shall limit eBay's liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence or fraud.

    eBay will not be responsible for any third party's performance or failure to perform any services related to any Promotion, or for any costs, damages, accident, delay, injury, loss, expense, or inconvenience that may arise in connection with the use of the Promotion, provided that nothing shall limit eBay's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.

    eBay does not accept, and is not responsible for, any lost or delayed entries. eBay reminds entrants of the nature and limitations of the Internet and is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software that may affect entry to the Promotion.

    Although eBay will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all information relating to the Promotion ("Promotion Material") is accurate, eBay is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any communications network, online system or computer hardware or software failure that may affect eBay's operation of the Promotion or the Site, including without limitation the accuracy of any Promotion Material.


    7. Organiser

    The Promotion is organised by eBay (UK) Limited, who may carry out this organisation through its local subsidiaries, and whose address is 5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3TW, United Kingdom.


    FAQs


    Why these categories and not others?

    We continually assess our fees to ensure that they are competitive and that our sellers are able to offer the inventory that our buyers are looking for. At this time we identified the need to reduce prices in these selected categories


    How can I make sure I take advantage of the Health and Beauty Promotional rate?

    You will need to RSVP to the link above. Sellers can check in the Seller Hub Promotional Offers widget which will show the promos available to them and their status.