Customer wins a bid but doesn’t pay? Customer issues a chargeback or tries to blackmail you into a better deal or returns damaged product?
Seems that sellers are out of luck.
Since the two-way feedback system has helped both buyers and sellers stay honest, this one-way stripping of power from the sellers has caused a serious backlash. Sellers are boycotting this week, and some are closing their storefronts entirely.
Unfortunately, a company the size of eBay may not be affected by a limited boycott. It will require a mass exodus of Power Sellers to alternatives such as Amazon to get this online giant to rethink its policies.
Here are a few interesting articles on what’s happening in the eBay community. If you’re a buyer or seller, you may want to check out where things stand and how they affect you.
After all, it is your money.
From CNN Money:
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