eBay UK goes European

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I’m mighty confused! I’ve just flown to the US for the ChannelAdvisor Catalyst conference and faced with a four (about to become five) hour time difference, to be greeted by the eBay announcement that ““.

Now I was aware that Greenwich Mean Time was about to move to British Summer Time, but am totally unprepared to cope with Central European Time let alone Central European Summer Time.

The important point however is that any item that began before March 30th and ends after the time changes, the ending time will be changed to end one hour later.

Working with is simply so much more British though – when did eBay UK adopt European time zones?

3 Responses

  1. When they got confused and put the Irish time reminder on the UK site I think..

    now amended:

    We would like to clarify that the statement “On Sunday March 30th, clocks will be springing forward once again, going ahead one hour at 2:00 CET to 3:00 CEST.” in our previous post was made in error. It should read “On Sunday March 30th, clocks will be springing forward once again, going ahead one hour at 1:00 GMT to 2:00 BST.” We apologise for any confusion this may have caused.

    Regards,

    The eBay Team

  2. When they got confused and put the Irish time reminder on the UK site I think..

    now amended:

    We would like to clarify that the statement “On Sunday March 30th, clocks will be springing forward once again, going ahead one hour at 2:00 CET to 3:00 CEST.” in our previous post was made in error. It should read “On Sunday March 30th, clocks will be springing forward once again, going ahead one hour at 1:00 GMT to 2:00 BST.” We apologise for any confusion this may have caused.

    Regards,

    The eBay Team

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