Coronavirus claims on Amazon, Ebay divorcing Paypal & new Burberry AR tool. | The Scurri eCommerce weekly top 3

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Each week we gather the top three eCommerce news items of the week. Here’s what stood out for us this week!

Amazon has banned more than 1 million products from its marketplace over false claims about their ability to help fight coronavirus. Prices of medical supplies like face masks and hand sanitiser have begun shooting up on Amazon’s platform.

 

Last week the online giant announced that it would begin removing “products that make medical marketing claims” claiming to be a treatment, cure or remedy for the coronavirus. Read the full article here

Ebay UK is set to end its deeply embedded relationship with PayPal and launch its own ‘managed payment experience’ for both buyers and sellers.

 

PayPal and Ebay are set to complete their divorce agreement in July, giving the online marketplace freedom to take control and dramatically expand its own payments experience. Read the full article here.

Consumers searching for selected Burberry products via the search engine on a smartphone can activate an AR experience, placing the item in question in a real life setting via their phone camera.

 

The launch of a new AR tool comes at a time the retailer is experimenting with different technologies in order to improve its online and in-store customer experience. Read the full article here.

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