The Defining Products Of The Year Show We Remain Social Animals

Murray Lambell | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK
Murray Lambell

As tech continues to change the way we live our lives, many commentators have taken to the line that our obsession with mobile handsets, laptops and t...

Our iPhone Obsession Has Created A Hidden Economy That's Good For Everyone

Murray Lambell | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK Tech
Murray Lambell

Unless you've been living on a remote island for the past few weeks, you'll have noticed that Apple recently revealed the latest models of the iPhone. Cue near-mass hysteria. The unveiling is a now annual event, and this year coincided with the famous handset's tenth birthday.

Racist Letter From Moors Murderer Ian Brady Removed From eBay

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

A letter written by Moors murderer Ian Brady from behind bars has been removed from sale by online auction site eBay. The document penned by the child...

Amazon And eBay Slammed For Selling Device That Lets Thieves Break Into Cars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Tech

Amazon and eBay are facing criticism for selling a device that lets thieves unlock cars within minutes. The gadget makes a copy of the key’s signal ...

Where To Buy Fidget Spinners, The New Gadget Sweeping The Nation

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you just can’t stop fidgeting at work, you might want to invest in a fidget spinner, the latest craze to sweep the nation. The gadgets, which are...

Amazon Vs. eBay: Humans In The Rise Of Retail Automation

Amelia Kallman | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech
Amelia Kallman

Online megastores, Amazon and eBay, are both experimenting with bringing their unique online models in-store. But these two digital retailers seem to have very different ideas about the role of humans in the future of their brand identity.

How To Make A Million Dollars: Get Rich Turning Your British Treasure Into Cold, Hard, Cash

Jesse McClure | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jesse McClure

Did my catchy, click-bait title make you intrigued to find out what the secret recipe is to get rich quick? Well, there's good news and bad news. The...

Reuse, Recycle: Now Is The Time To Repair

Kitty Ussher | Posted 06.10.2017 | UK
Kitty Ussher

In fact this might be a solution for us nostalgic late adopters. If I branch out into finding a way to use technology to fix other people's old-fashioned pre-loved goods as well as selling my own I can relinquish my late-adopter status and be the beginning of something that is just beginning to grow. Refurbished rolodex anyone?

eBay At 21: Looking Back On Our History And Forward To The Trends Of Tomorrow

Tanya Lawler | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Tech
Read More: Ebay, UK Tech News
Tanya Lawler

But this report isn't just a marker for our business to celebrate the year that has passed; it's also a chance to look forward at what is coming down the track for us at eBay and in the wider retail world.

Woman Sells Wedding Dress On Ebay To Pay For Divorce

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman is selling her wedding dress on eBay in order to pay for a divorce from her “cheating scumbag of a husband”. Samantha Wragg, from Chesterf...

The Slow Demise of the Charity Shop Experience

Kris Griffiths | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kris Griffiths

Charity shops have been good to me over the years. At least half of my book and record collection, and a quarter of my wardrobe, can trace their lineage to Oxfams and Sue Ryders across the land.

Fait 500 Owner's Hilariously Honest Ebay Listing Makes Up For The Car Being A Bit Rubbish

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Comedy

A Fiat 500 owner has been turning heads on eBay after offering her car up for sale with a hilariously honest description of the little motor than "nee...

Taxpayer Puts Government's Pro-EU Leaflet On Ebay To Recoup 34p Spent On It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Comedy

The government recently announced plans to send an anti-Brexit leaflet to every home in the UK ahead of the EU referendum - all at the taxpayer's expe...

Student Makes £30k By Selling Her Old Clothes on eBay - Here's How She Does It

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

One savvy student has earnt £30,0000 selling her old clothes on eBay, after she started putting her clothes up for auction when she was a teenager. ...

Katie Price's Actual Wedding Dress Could Be Yours

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Style

Katie Price has put her wedding dress up for sale on ebay. Price wore the Davids Bridal dress for "just a few hours" at the reception of her weddin...

Small Business Morale Shows Us How to Shake the January Blues

Tanya Lawler | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK
Tanya Lawler

Ask most people what their overriding feeling is these first few days back in the office after Christmas and their response is unlikely to be 'optimism'. As Britain collectively shakes off its hangover, heads to the gym and wakes up in darkness, we can all be forgiven for a bout of the January blues.

May The PS4 Be With You This Christmas With These Incredible Deals

The Huffington Post Uk | Shihab S Joi | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Tech

Nothing will restore your faith in Santa than finding a PS4 under the tree. Or, if you fear you haven’t been particularly good, it might be best to ...

The British Are Now a Nation of 'Side-Business' Shopkeepers

Monty Munford | Posted 03.12.2016 | UK
Monty Munford

The rise and rise of small-time sellers on ebay, Amazon and etsy is well documented; some of them should have their own queue at the Post Office when dispatching their goods. More recently the poster boys of the sharing economy Uber and Airbnb have given users the simple means to set up 'on the side'.

Woman Orders Table On eBay, Receives 40 Bags Of Live Fish

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Warning: Strong language. You can buy some fairly weird stuff on eBay, but you'd normally expect what you ordered to show up. Becky Smith, of Ha...

Ronnie Pickering's Road-Rage Car Is Being Auctioned Online Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

The car in which Ronnie Pickering became a road-rage star is up for auction today - and it's been signed by the man himself. Pickering became famou...

By Disrupting the Retail Landscape, We're Rocket Fuelling the UK's Small Businesses

Tanya Lawler | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Tech
Tanya Lawler

What was the last thing that you bought online? Perhaps it was something you couldn't find in a shop near your home. Maybe you wanted to browse as many different options as possible before you made a choice. Or maybe it was just the most convenient way to get that item that you really wanted.

94-Year-Old Is Internet Famous After Modelling Nephew's Ebay Goods

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If your Ebay strategy isn't pulling in the big bucks, then take a leaf out of this guy's book. Bulgarian Ebay seller 'Retrooobg' gets his aunt to m...

Crap Caravan Yours For £75,500, Doggers Welcome

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK
Read More: UK Comedy, Ebay, UK News

A dodgy caravan listed on eBay for a hefty sum is suitable for "dogging, sordid affairs and murdering," its owner claims. Lindsay Butcher put the c...

There Is Now a 'Northern Powerhouse' of Online Retail Businesses to Rival London's Tech Heartland

Tanya Lawler | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK Tech
Tanya Lawler

The location with the highest density of online businesses - calculated on the volume of small online retail businesses operating in a region and their subsequent sales, as a proportion of the local population - is over 200 miles from London, up the M6 in Greater Manchester.

£300 For A PICTURE

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

Paul Barrington was given quite a shock when a £300 MacBook he bought from eBay turned out to be nothing more than a small box with a picture of the ...