Ebay has threatened that it will cut off Australian consumers rather than be forced to collect GST. But the Australian Retailers Association is threatening MPs who dare vote against the proposal that it is paying close attention.
Facebook and eBay have announced a new partnership intended to smoothly integrate Facebook applications with e-commerce platforms, Reuters reports.
Not merely are Australians being ripped off by local retailers for internationally available goods, it costs more to deliver them.
There's a big difference between internet bubble Mk I and the one brewing in daily deal sites such as Groupon, writes John Addis, founder of The Intelligent Investor and Crikey director.
Claims about the impact of online retailing would be more convincing if manufacturers weren't preventing growth of the local version.
There is a raging but inconclusive debate occurring in the US as to whether soaring valuations for so-called "social" companies are reflective of a boom or a bubble.
Web giants eBay and Craigslist are to square off in court over eBay's attempts to gain more control on Craiglist's board, one of its major competitors in online classifieds. What would happen to eBay if Craiglist charged for ads?
Victoria’s 13 billion tonnes of unallocated brown coal are now listed as an eBay item, under the seller name "BrumbyGovt". Bids are open for the next seven days. The starting price is $1,000,000, writes Greg Foyster.