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Not Just Handbags and Gladrags: Why eBay’s Authenticity Service is Good News for all Buyers and Sellers

eBay recently rolled out its handbag authentication service in the UK. The service, which verifies the authenticity of luxury handbag brands sold on the marketplace, follows hot on the heels of its sneaker and watch authentication services launched last year and the more recent trading card service. The authentication services are designed to enhance levels of consumer trust. But there are also benefits to the seller. These include vetting all returns and ensuring luxury items are not swapped for counterfeits. After the sneakers and watch authentication services launch, eBay saw a multi-million pound uplift in sales across those categories. In what is already a buoyant market, eBay will be hoping to see a similar uplift in handbag sales on the… Read more »