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Today's Headlines:

Compensated Amazon Reviewers Can't Help Bias
As Amazon cracks down on paid reviews, a new study shows why providing incentives to shoppers for leaving reviews influences the review itself.

Another Scam Online Sellers Must Worry About
An incident involving a false USPS changes of address is a warning for online buyers and sellers and hopefully not the beginning of a trend.

Amazon Continues to Broaden Its Retail Offerings
Amazon is expanding its Handmade marketplace to Europe and launched a new photo-printing service called Amazon Prints as it continues to broaden its retail offerings.

Yahoo Reveals Breach - Does It Impact Yahoo Stores?
Information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts were stolen, it confirmed on Thursday. We reached out to the company to determine how merchants who operate Yahoo Aabaco Stores were impacted.

Here are the stories that EB411 subscribers are reading right now:
  • EBay Price Bug Hits 'Sell Similar' Feature
  • Amazon Changes Review Policy 
  • FedEx Rates Rising More than You Might Think  

  • Managing Amazon Feedback to Help Win the Buy Box
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EcommerceBytes Blogs
Check Your PayPal Settings on eBay - Right Now
Sellers are discovering that their eBay settings are set to not accept PayPal in what appears to be a serious but random glitch.

Should You Worry About Old Accounts?
Public Service Announcement: In light of the Yahoo hack, sellers may wish to cancel their dormant email and ecommerce accounts.

eBay Sends Misleading Price Notifications
eBay has a pricing bug for sellers who list using the Sell Similar feature, causing grave concern among sellers impacted.

Are Your Sales Down this Month?
An online seller says sales are down this month - see what he has to say, and let us know what you're finding across your channels.

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