Stay on top of seller updates. Check the calendar and timeline for details.
Save time and effort by making multiple updates at once whenever you can.
September 10 — Sign up now for early opt-in access so you can be one of the first to start using eBay Seller Hub when it becomes available in October.
September 15 — Tune in to Jim “Griff” Griffith on eBay radio from 11 am to 2 pm PDT for the lowdown on this fall’s seller update.
September 15-17 — New features for returns become available for sellers.
September 16 — Join us for eBay Live Chats on Standards at 10 am PDT and Returns at 1 pm PDT.
September 17 — Attend “Updates to Seller Standards Program” webinar and live Q&A for an overview of recent changes. Visit ebay.com/webinars for more information.
September 22 — Get a sneak peek at the eBay Seller Hub. Then join us for a live Q&A. Visit ebay.com/webinars for more information.
September 30 — Attend the "Simplifying Returns to Meet Your Business Needs" webinar and live Q&A to learn more about how to optimize your returns to fit the needs of your unique eBay business. Visit ebay.com/webinars for more information.
October 12 — Category and Item Specifics changes come into effect.
October 20 — Sellers will begin receiving email invitations to opt into the eBay Seller Hub. Sign up and get all your selling tools, competitive insights, and helpful advice in one place.
October 31 — New restocking fee selections come into effect. Be sure to update your listings to have restocking fees automatically deducted from a buyer's refund.
November 5 – New seller standards preview available in your seller dashboard. Check the preview in your seller dashboard to track your progress towards the standards updates going into effect on February 20, 2016.
Check your progress on the new on-time shipping requirement and be sure to meet the handling time stated in your listing, get your items to your carrier—or schedule a pickup—within your stated handling time, and upload tracking.
February 20 — New seller standards go into effect.
May 1 – New 30-day return policy requirements* for Top Rated Plus discount and benefits goes into effect. Be sure to update your Top Rated Plus listings with this new requirement.
May 15 – First invoice with new Top Rated Plus requirements.
Connect and learn more
Tune in to a special Seller Update live broadcast of eBay Radio, Tuesday September 15, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PDT, to hear Griff discuss these changes and get your questions answered by eBay experts.
Join a special Community discussion board and chat about these changes with eBay staff or other sellers.