eBay Merchant Integration Platform - integration services

eBay Merchant Integration Platform - integration services

eBay's Merchant Integration Platform (MIP) is eBay's technology used for on-boarding large and strategic retailers into the eBay Marketplace. There are many challenges when integrating a large e-commerce website within an external marketplace such as eBay.com. The MIP is used to make that process easier and more reliable.

As eBay's integration partner, Kadro works with eBay's retail clients to provide the consultative and technical integration services required to complete the integration between the clients' e-commerce platform and eBay's MIP.

MIP Solution Architecture

What is MIP?

As an alternative to a direct API integration, manual or third party commission based services, the Merchant Integration Platform was developed to:

  • Provide a quicker method of integration with eBay.
  • Enable enterprise sellers to list/manage a larger quantity of SKUs
  • Manage high order volumes
  • Reduce integration and support costs

How MIP works

Designed with merchant flexibility in mind, MIP provides the ability to transfer data to eBay via flat files. With configurable file formats the integration time with eBay is traditionally delivered in a 6-8 week time frame.

MIP Diagram
  • Faster time to channel
  • Up to 50% less IT resources required
  • Zero transaction fees paid to Kadro
  • Enables bulk data exchange that handles large listing sets (1000-1M+)
  • Multiple data formats supported: CSV, XML

Kadro's eBay MIP Services Include:

  • Custom coding to support merchant feeds
  • Seller consultation on best practices for setup and data feeds
  • Mapping of eBay product attributes and categories
  • Creation and debugging of seller listings
  • Coordination of design with seller or creative partner
  • Ongoing production support
  • Project management

Example eBay MIP integrations

  • Target Ebay MIP integration
  • Hayneedle Ebay MIP integration
  • APMEX Ebay MIP integration
  • Callaway Ebay  MIP integration
  • FansEdge Ebay  MIP integration
  • Newegg Ebay  MIP integration
  • OfficeSuperSavers Ebay  MIP integration
  • USPS Ebay  MIP integration
  • Power Equipment Direct Ebay MIP integration
  • Metropolis Comics Ebay MIP integration
  • Zoro Tools Ebay MIP integration

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