eBay takes on Amazon with new Entertainment Store

eBay takes on Amazon with new Entertainment Store

eBay is set to launch a dedicated storefront for entertainment products, including books, as it bids to become “the destination for physical media in the UK”.

The online marketplace giant is appealing to the book trade to help grow the number of new titles on offer in The Entertainment Store, set to open in November, as it makes a play to challenge Amazon with an offer “driven by best value, unrivalled inventory and competitive seller fees”.

The e-commerce giant is encouraging booksellers, publishers and wholesalers to list more new releases for sale as third party retailers in the new st...

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