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Ebay has deterioted to the point of where individuals (not stores) cannot not afford their fees and their coerced return policies for sellers.
Meg Whitman is the one who started to destroy this company. Now they have a bunch ofphone handlers who just give you the runaround while they tap you Palpal to refund fickle sellers at a drop of the hat.
An "Auction" is not a store where you can take it to the return desk when you decide you don't like what you got.
An "Auction" means you bought the dammmmmed thing and it's yours now!!!!!
10-18-2015 08:40 PM
I have ran accross some of the situations you have all mentioned on here and are about 50/50 with stuff. Been here since 2002. Cant wait till February of next year, gets better for seller. Just wanted to give you a quick note. You think amazon is better. In some ways it is yes but other areas its not. Here at ebay when you get tracking and it shows it delivered your in the clear mostly. But at amazon even if tracking shows delivered they will still side with buyer 99% of time even if it shows delivered if they say they didnt get it and even if its signature confirmation. If that person didnt sign for it, it could mean they could open case and you lose. Now granted this doesnt happen all the time and i do sell there too. Plus there deposits in some cases are weekly. So you dont have your funds instantly. Plus there a to z guarantee is not all its cracked up to be. Overall both of them have faults. Just make sure to read there whole policy.
09-16-2015 07:52 AM
Sellers are tiered of giving stuff away. They are here to make a living, pay bills etc. I still see deals. Look around. If you are looking for something "cheap" (literally) just narrow your search option to sellers from CHINA only. I'm sure you'll find what you are looking for, you may need to wait a little longer to get it delivered but I'm sure you'll get a "DEAL".
09-15-2015 05:08 PM
eBay stinks now! Too many over-priced auctions that close with Zero bids, and then the sellers just re-list them the next week.
It's now a waste of time to wade through all this garbage.
What happened to the deals?
09-03-2015 02:13 PM
This is so true! I hear from my hubby who sells (but not as much as he used to because of the darned fees!) that Ebay just favors the buyers. I am tempted to sell items but after reading all of the seller experiences am having second and third thoughts. And as a frequent buyer on the bay, I really cant stand seeing ALL of the cheapo listings from Taiwan and China that come up in my search BEFORE I finally get to US sellers. Let's face it, the items take ALOT LONGER to get to the buyer and sometimes, NOT AT ALL. I did have some issues with that so now I really try to buy from US sellers with great feedback. How can any seller compete with someone over seas selling a 99 cent bracelet and a US seller is selling that same bracelet for $5.99??? And alot of the items are made overseas. But I still favor the US sellers because of the shipping. And it is awful the way Ebay can change your feedback like that because of one **bleep**py, dishonest buyer. My husband and a friend of mine (who also sells on Ebay) both had that happen. You get one nutcase and there goes the show. It was so different for me, at least as a purchaser in 2006 BUT it got progressively worse, sad to say. It is ashame when one a-hole runs the show and the **bleep** runs down the hill. Rules, rules, rules! Biting themselves in the **bleep**.
09-03-2015 06:34 AM
Has anyone heard about another class action suit against eBay coming up over this? The loss of business from all of the dealers wrongfully dimminished by eBay's tactics is going to be a huge one. Somebody even had a Facebook page, but took it down after a few days. Now I can't find anything listed. Anyone else?
08-29-2015 01:52 PM
I REALLY HATE EBAY NOW AS YOU MAY TELL YOU PHONE THEM ONLY TO SPEAK TO SOME ONE WHO HAS NO IDEA WHAT YOUR SAYING AS THEY CAN NOT SPEAK ENGLISH AND JUST MUTTER RUBBISH OF THERE SCREEN IN MUMBO JUMBO R YES O R YES THEY HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY ARE SAYING AND FOR ME I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THE HELL THEY ARE SAYING SOME TIME I HAVE NO IDEA IF ITS A LADY OR A MAN TALKING TO YOU
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EBAY YOUR SHARES ARE DOWN AGAIN I REALY HOPE YOU FALL FLAT ON YOUR FACE ,THEN WHAT WILL THE SCAMMERS DO TRY SCAMMING SELLERS ON FACE BOOK I REALLY WOULD NOT RECOMMEND IT AS THERE IS NO POSTING JUST PICK UP SORRY TO YOU SCAMMERS YOUR FINISHED
08-29-2015 01:42 PM
EBAY got greeeeeeeeeeedy with there fees AND THERE RETURN POL is a joke people sending empty boxes back to you by the time you have realise its to late you have signed for it and feebay have refunded the SCAMMER there money back SORRY your money back to them SO they have your iteme and your money GOOD OLD FEE BAY iv started selling on face book and its great they pick up the item its free no fee-bay fees no paypal fees SO SORRY TO SAY STUFF EBAY YOU HAVE HAD YOUR DAY AND NOW ITS COMING TO A END
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08-13-2015 07:59 PM
Very well put i was after 12 years of sales with 99-100 feedback found with the new dashboard / seller policy and the buyers ability to blackmail and or steal from me and Ebay not helping me have moved to Amazon with excellent results and no headache's. I will still put up a few items on Ebay but have no interest in opening a store again until they change their policy.