Ep 207: Free express delivery as eBay Plus goes head-to-head with Amazon Prime

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Online retail strategist Tim Davies joins me to talk about eBay Plus – the service offering Australian eBay shoppers express delivery on their orders:

  • Overview of the Australian e-commerce network, including leading marketplaces
  • Why big retailers sell on eBay.com.au
  • Size of eBay’s Australian market (hint: it’s big)
  • eBay Plus loyalty programme
    • Express delivery (to selected areas)
    • Free returns
  • The profile of eBay sellers participating in eBay Plus
  • New sales vs used or collectibles on eBay
  • The eBay deal with Australia Post-owned Fulfilio
  • Coles supermarket selling on eBay (and is part of eBay Plus)
  • eBay and click-and-collect
    • Collecting eBay purchases via Woolworths supermarkets and other retail shops
    • Parcel Point
    • Larger retailers can offer click-and-collect at their own stores

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