Category Archives: Tools of the Trade

Retail Arbitrage is DEAD if you want to List New Products

Retail Arbitrage is Dead? Really? Maybe so.  Wholesaling And private label sourcing may become the only way to go if I, and other eSellers if we want to list items as new, especially on Amazon.

Retail arbitrage is the standard way that most people source for Amazon and eBay. Savvy shoppers have learned that they can resell bargains from local stores for a big profit, especially through Amazon FBA.

However, I am getting more and more interested in wholesale and private label sourcing. There are increasing tales of people losing their accounts because they are selling retail arbitrage items as new. Amazon doesn’t really care, all they want is a profit – but if the company complains that you are selling their items as “new” and you are not a licensed wholesaler for them they can get you shut down.

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I Love Listing Charity Sales through eBay Giving Program

Listing charity sales through the eBay Giving Program is one of my favorite parts of being an eSeller.

The eBay Giving Program allows you to choose from a huge list of all kinds of local to worldwide charities easily at a level that you choose.

I love selling using eBay for charity as seller Gypzeerose. I have promoted the ASPCA, Wounded Warriors, St.Jude’s Hospital for Children, Helping Hands – Monkey Helpers, and many others. Around Christmas time I listed many of my toys to benefit Marine Toys for Tots.

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