TITLE

eBay Tweaks Seller Fees

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;1/29/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the price changes and tighter sales standards introduced by online auction leader eBay in January 2008 in a bid to retain quality sellers, improve customer service and revive declining growth. John Donahoe, incoming eBay chief executive officer (CEO), plans to reward the company's best sellers with sales incentives, as well as priority ranking in search results for auction items. In the U.S. market, there is a plan to reduce insertion fees by 25 percent on most auction items and by 50 percent on most store items.
ACCESSION #
36962065

 

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