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Buying and Selling on eBay: Tips, Tricks, Problems & Questions

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by HansderHund, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Fueco

    Fueco Stylish Dinosaur

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    I wonder if he’s related the guy a friend of mine had a run in with while cycling?

     

  2. jts287

    jts287 Well-Known Member

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    Comment and a question:

    1. I buy a lot of shirts on eBay. If you don't list p2p and length, I just assume you are a lazy seller, and not someone worth dealing with. The great thing about eBay is that twenty other sellers have similar items.

    2. When eBay does a site-wide discount (like today's 15%), do they eat the discount, or do the sellers? Assume eBay does, I guess.
     

  3. Fueco

    Fueco Stylish Dinosaur

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    EBay eats the discount.
     

  4. ace13x

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    Anyone know what the deal is with these BB labels? I've seen them every so often in the thrifts. Are they fugazi, outlet, something else???

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  5. Brianpore

    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

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    ^^BB is just older standard label, nothing special

    @SpooPoker do you happen to know what approx year these would be / anything unique about them besides being badass shirt shirts?
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  6. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Distinguished Member

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    Found out the hard way that the RealReal doesn’t eat the discount and takes it out of the consignors profits.
    Never again, assholes
     

  7. ace13x

    ace13x Distinguished Member

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    I have this feeling that company is going to the dogs sooner or later.
     

  8. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Distinguished Member

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    Yea fuck them. Everyone i know that has sold shit through them has said that’s the could have gotten more money quicker just selling themselves
     

  9. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Q: I just noticed when composing new listings that the Size in Item Specifics no longer offers a dropdown list and becomes a write your own format. I wonder how this change will affect listing visibility in search and is the labeled size or converted size more preferred?
     

  11. tgaith77

    tgaith77 Senior Member

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    When eBay runs those occasional 15% sitewide sales, have any of you revised your listings to include the discount code in your titles? As in "Use XXXCODE2018 and save 15%"

    I know its fairly well advertised on the landing page, but I imagine not everyone would see it, especially if they were linked to your listing through a search.
     

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    Long ago someone in England made shell cordovan shoes for Macy's. Any idea who?

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  13. drlivingston

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    What is the item you are listing? Shoes, suit, shirt, etc??
     

  14. drlivingston

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    Would you happen to have a pic of the entire shoe?
     

  15. robxznyc

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    At least under the shirt and jacket categories.
     

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