In its 2018 Spring Seller Update eBay announced that it’s transitioning their marketplace to a product-based shopping experience where all listings for the same product are grouped together.
In this post, I’ll cover everything sellers need to know and do to insure the shift towards a Product-based shopping experience doesn’t negatively affect your sales.
These are the topics this post will cover:
- Why is eBay making this change?
- What exactly is the new eBay product-based shopping experience?
- What is the eBay catalog?
- What eBay categories are affected by this change?
- Will this change apply to listings with all item conditions?
- How to associate your listing with a product from the eBay catalog?
- When will the new product-based shopping experience update take effect?
- Will sellers still be able to create their own listings?
- What if there’s incorrect product information in the eBay catalog?
- Will sellers need to associate multi-variation listings to the eBay catalog?
- What will happen to your listings if you don’t associate them to the eBay catalog?
- How will the product-based shopping experience change listings ranking?
- What will happen to listings of unique / one of a kind products?
- How will the product based shopping experience impact your promoted listings?
- Who will lose from this update?
- Who will win following this update?