Articles about Ebuyer

Ebuyer MD Carlisle exits following board level bust up

Online tech bazaar Ebuyer has waved goodbye to UK MD Stuart Carlisle following a disagreement over strategic direction – he wanted to open bricks and mortar retail stores, and the powers that be, well, didn’t. In the interim, the business will be run by FD Mark Pullen and board director Armando Sanchez, the company confirmed …
Paul Kunert, 26 Aug 2015
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ASA slaps Ebuyer AGAIN - this time for ignoring regulator

Toothless ad regulator the Advertising Standards Authority has put online souk Ebuyer on the naughty step again for using misleading advertising – the seventh complaint upheld against the company roughly three years. However, it seems Ebuyer is so bored of the gummy watchdog it has simply ceased responding to its enquiries. …
Kat Hall, 17 Dec 2014

Ho, ho, HOLY CR*P, ebuyer! Etailer rates staff on returns REJECTED

Pic Happy shoppers enjoying the Christmas cheer will be deeply disappointed in online retailer ebuyer.com – after it posted jolly pictures of its staff wearing festive-themed jumpers to show what a heartwarming company it really, really is. But, as noted by Reg reader Phil, the firm's Xmas celebrations hit something of a snag, …
Team Register, 24 Dec 2013

ASA shakes finger sternly at naughty eBuyer over hard drive promo

Gummy mouthed watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority has again told web shop eBuyer to stop misleading customers over hard drive promos. This is the fourth time in less than a year that the toothless independent regulator has put Huddersfield-based eBuyer on the naughty step for making unjustified savings claims. The …
Paul Kunert, 17 Oct 2012

ASA keelhauls Ebuyer AGAIN - this time for dodgy disk ad

Web souk Ebuyer has been scolded for misleading promos about the price and warranty options for a disk drive. This is the second time this year the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has sent the East Yorkshire-based online reseller to the naughty step: back in July the toothless watchdog pulled apart Ebuyer's sales pitch for …
Paul Kunert, 19 Sep 2012
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Ebuyer on the naughty step for fondleslab promo cock-up

Ebuyer has been rapped for a "misleading" tablet promotion and ordered not to repeat similar claims of cost savings in future. The Advertising Standards Agency gave the online IT bazaar a stern ticking off after receiving a complaint about an email sent to customers touting the Storage Options' Scroll Extreme Tablet PC. The …
Paul Kunert, 11 Jul 2012
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ASA upholds customer complaint against eBuyer

The Advertising Standards Agency has rapped eBuyer over a Wi-Fi internet radio promo that it concluded misled consumers. The watchdog received a complaint claiming eBuyer was trying to create a favourable impression of the Foehn & Hirsch product by selecting 17 positive reviews and displaying them next to a four-and-a-half out …
Paul Kunert, 7 Dec 2011
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eBuyer £1 sale fail: Customers vent fury... on Facebook

eBuyer is facing a mini customer revolt on Facebook over the collapse of its website during the £1 sale on Cyber Monday. The etailer says that an unprecedented numbers of visitors caused the portal to crash leaving many "frustrated", but people took to the social media site to voice their disgust. Customer Mark Herridge …
Paul Kunert, 30 Nov 2011
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Ebuyer knocked out by own £1 deals site

UK gadget retail site Ebuyer has been knocked offline as its £1 laptop deals caused an online stampede that flattened the site's servers. Ebuyer failed to shore up its web systems ahead of the customer rush and the site was offline for several hours even before the offers officially opened at 11am today. The tech site's " …
Anna Leach, 28 Nov 2011

Ebuyer.com runs on a Commodore 64

Online retailing can be a rough sport. The competition is rabid, customer loyalty is fickle, and IT expenses can go through the roof. That's why The Register can appreciate an e-tailer with a unique business model. A hawk-eyed El Reg reader points out that UK online retailer Ebuyer.com appears to be cutting costs by running …
Austin Modine, 7 Jul 2007
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Ebuyer caught pinching content again

Ebuyer has again been caught stealing content from rival websites. Once again, the site didn't even bother with a traditional cut and paste but left content to be hosted by the website it was stealing from. We were contacted by a couple of Reg readers who noticed spooky similarities between several Ebuyer pages and those on …
John Oates, 12 Apr 2007

Ebuyer caught pinching content from rival site

Online retailer Ebuyer has been caught copying content from a rival website. We were sent several pages which contained identical words and images as the same product pages on Broadbandbuyer. Even worse this page (last para) on Ebuyer suggested customers should call Broadbandbuyer's pre-sales team if they wanted more …
John Oates, 23 Feb 2007

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