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Does B&S seem slow to you lately?

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I've been talking to some other sellers and everyone has noticed a drop in activity. Does B&S have sales cycles? I have a few suits I'd like to list, but would rather not post it during a slow season and then do continual price drops until I get robbed.

For older sellers here - are there hot and cold seasons on B&S?
 

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seems like it............. hurry up and buy my stuff!!!
 

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Originally Posted by chasingred
I've been talking to some other sellers and everyone has noticed a drop in activity. Does B&S have sales cycles? I have a few suits I'd like to list, but would rather not post it during a slow season and then do continual price drops until I get robbed.

For older sellers here - are there hot and cold seasons on B&S?


I'm guessing everyone's spent from the Xmas season.

At least I am anyways.
 

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That, and I think it is the case that many buyers would rather wait for multiple "price drops" before pulling the trigger.
 

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Originally Posted by TRINI
I'm guessing everyone's spent from the Xmas season. At least I am anyways.
Same for me, but it felt like B&S was a bit slow even before Xmas. Is Fall the peak?
 

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Originally Posted by teddieriley
That, and I think it is the case that many buyers would rather wait for multiple "price drops" before pulling the trigger.

Yes. The reality is that sellers are starting with much higher prices to game the no bumping rules and, as a result, losing out on the impulse purchase of someone seeing an item for the first time , liking the price and jumping on it.
 

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Originally Posted by aportnoy
Yes. The reality is that sellers are starting with much higher prices to game the no bumping rules and, as a result, losing out on the impulse purchase of someone seeing an item for the first time , liking the price and jumping on it.

I agree with this. I generally have better results when I just list at my minimum from the start. People just start to ignore your thread after they see it bumped a few times with minor drops. I know I do.
 

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Originally Posted by aportnoy
Yes. The reality is that sellers are starting with much higher prices to game the no bumping rules and, as a result, losing out on the impulse purchase of someone seeing an item for the first time , liking the price and jumping on it.

This.
 

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The only "cold" season is really the summertime, I think. But even then - as long as you have good stuff at fair prices, someone is ALWAYS keeping an eye. Trust me.
 

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The whole site is dead, WAYWRN especially. I have made some nice recent B&S scores though.

Mike
 

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