Ebay Mauritius

Applications for ICTA permits/licences/certificates are now online

Earlier today, I stumbled upon a communiqué from the ICTA. From what one can read, the ICTA will now have a web site from which all import applications (permits / type approval certificates) need to be made. They will also cater for document uploads to support your applications. Until now, this process required the importer...... Continue Reading →

30 Sep 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Online shopping – More info about the CCS fee applicable when shipping

You probably came across the above communiqué during the past days and as usual, you didn’t give a damn about it (just like you did not when scrolling down!). No worries now that you are...

20 Jan 2017, Yashvin, pages of my life

Women Sellers On eBay Get Paid Less Than Men

Researchers who studied people who sell items on eBay (EBAY) turned up a surprising result: Women sellers get 80 cents on the dollar compared to men, according to a new study published in Science Magazine.

22 Feb 2016, business.mega.mu

Ebay To Break Up With PayPal, Icahn Pushes For Payments Consolidation

Carl Icahn is getting his way after all. The billionaire’s push to force online marketplace eBay to spin off its payments business PayPal ran into a brick wall of resistance earlier this year, but Tuesday morning the company announced it will in fact break up.

01 Oct 2014, business.mega.mu

A 5 digits postal code for every Mauritian

Hello everyone! The mystery of the Mauritian post / zip code has finally been solved! Initially introduced on a pilot basis in early 2012 for the regions of Lallmatie, Bon-Accueil and Brisée-Verdière, the Mauritius...

12 Sep 2014, Yashvin, pages of my life

EBay Urges New Passwords After Breach

In the latest prominent breach of a company’s computer network, hackers have infiltrated the online marketplace eBay, gaining access to the personal data of 145 million customers, the company said on Wednesday.

23 May 2014, business.mega.mu

[Online shopping] – Existing ICTA regulations more strictly enforced henceforth

Most online shopping addicts have been surprised by the ICTA's Communique published yesterday. I must admit that I was confused too and I immediately mailed ICTA so that I could get in touch with someone before I post anything on my blog. Without getting any reply to my mail, I gave them a call today...

07 Mar 2014, Yashvin, pages of my life

SBM Smile Prepaid cards for your online purchases

Since a few weeks, SBM has a new card in its game. The SBM Smile Prepaid Card. And as per their say, you can carry out online transactions with it.

28 Nov 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life

Buying on eBay/Amazon from Mauritius (June 2011)

Here's an updated article about measures being strictly taken into consideration when clearing items out of the Mauritian customs. This article should help you a lot for your online purchases.

29 Jun 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life

What do you think about Mauritian online stores?

The increasing popularity of online stores has encouraged a few Mauritian companies to venture into this shopping trend. Are Mauritians ready to purchase from this local online stores? Let's see...

09 May 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life