http://stores.ebay.com/ToysRUs/_i.html? ... =971018353
I bet they DON'T have to pay the same fees we would - they must have some sort of corporate account with ebay. They have the means to pay a certain contractual amount ahead of time at a greatly reduced rate.
Everybody wrote:If your searching ebay and you see toys r us and no nothing about their price markups, what are you going to do? Buy from a large chain or some guy/gal you've never met before and probably never will. It's just to get suckers to buy.
^^ This. Informed customers do not fall for these sorts of gags.
Playing with LEGO when I can. Where does the time go?
Back in the early days, though, we would tell people to also check out our website, because we sold things there that we didn't sell on eBay, and quite frequently the reaction would be "I did". However, they were referring to our eBay store.
There was (and there still are, I find) a large percentage of clients who are either afraid of the internet in general, so they ONLY visit eBay, or when they were introduced to the internet were shown eBay first, and they think that's the whole internet. Yes, I've educated numerous customers about the address bar in their web browser and how you can type anything in there, it doesn't have to say ebay.com . :o
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