Ebay Blocks 15,000 Sellers From Listing

Ebay Blocks 15,000 Sellers From Listing

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NetSales

Paris, TX

#1 Aug 8, 2013
In ebay's latest "purge" earlier this week, some 15,000 (mostly small) sellers were targeted. The publicity nightmare this opens up for ebay can only be "guesstimated" as each of these axed sellers (many of whom WERE also ebay buyers) tell their family, friends and neighbors of the bad treatment they received from ebay.
ConsumerWatch

United States

#2 Aug 14, 2013
Ina Steiner has written a good article on this called Ebay Confirms Crackdown at EcommerceBytes.com
Holotta Wytrache

United States

#3 Aug 14, 2013
They were likely white trash deadbeats who never paid their bills.
NetSales

Paris, TX

#4 Aug 15, 2013
This purge only furthers the climate of fear and distrust at ebay.
Consumer

Arlington, TX

#5 Aug 17, 2013
The bad press fallout from this must be enormous.
WorldMarket

United States

#6 Aug 24, 2013
Jim Cramer must have known something when he gave the SELL ebay stock advice on Thursday 8/22/13.
FinancialAspects

United States

#7 Aug 26, 2013
High volume and big box retailers- along with Chinese sellers- have taken over ebay and the "little guy" is being systematically eliminated.

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#8 Aug 27, 2013
FinancialAspects wrote:
High volume and big box retailers- along with Chinese sellers- have taken over ebay and the "little guy" is being systematically eliminated.
That's the reason I quit buying off of eBay.
Observer

United States

#10 Sep 9, 2013
There is growing public sentiment for an investigative journalist like John Stossel or Morgan Spurlock to take a good hard look into ebay.
Drodger

United States

#11 Sep 23, 2013
I am John Q Public average buyer, let's say. Why on earth would i come to ebay to buy cheap junk from the Chinese? Why on earth would I buy stuff from Toys R Us off ebay when i can buy direct from Toys R Us at one of their local stores or directly from them online? Why would I but DVDs, CDs, or books when i can find them faster, easier and as cheap and as fast on the River? If as a buyer I wanted to buy from WallyWorld, I'd go to WallyWorld or their website, not ebay. I think it is the ultimate delusion to believe that ebay could ever become a primary retail DESTINATION site. Especially with the tide of public opinion regarding ebay more and more as a joke or an evil corporation. Ebay has lost touch with the primary reason people came there as buyers to begin with: to find rare or unusual items. not run of the mill dollar store stuff you can buy anywhere.
OnlineSales

United States

#16 Dec 20, 2013
Reliable estimates of the ongoing PURGES at ebay now place the number of suspended sellers at 50,000. Here's an interesting article: http://onlinephilosophyclub.com/forums/viewto...
SocialMedia

United States

#18 Dec 27, 2013
New group on Facebook. Former Ebay Sellers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/formerebaysel...

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