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eBay mandate deadline – 7-day countdown

By Darrah Gallacher   
February 15, 2022

The deadline for all eBay mandate changes is in 7 days. We know from experience that many sellers leave these changes until the last minute. This can be detrimental to your store’s performance so you should put the effort in now before the deadline passes. If you’re only just hearing about the mandates now, don’t panic, we have all the information you need to get started on the changes before the deadline. 


What are the eBay mandates? 

eBay mandate changes a few times a year, they monitor levels of traffic filtering through certain Item Specifics. If there are changes to your categories, it means that an increase in filtering to listings like yours has been detected, so make the most of it! 


What are Item Specifics? 

Item Specifics are the data buyers use to narrow down their searches. In doing so, they help improve the buyer experience and also help sellers to get their product in front of the right buyers. The most common examples of Item Specifics are brand, type, size and colour. 


Here are the categories affected in this round of mandates: 



For more in depth information on each vertical, check out the blog posts below: 

eBay Mandates Overview 

Mandates for Parts & Accessories sellers 

Mandates for Art & Collectables sellers 

Mandates for Sporting Goods sellers 

Mandates for Jewellery sellers 


We have the tools to help you tackle these mandated changes quickly and efficiently, start your 7-day trial to the plan of your choice today. 

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