ebay failure.

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ebay failure.

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Post by Trev » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:42 pm

Are they like 'Choose your own adventure books' or something?
Most wanted - Eye of Typhoon, 3DO Magazines issues #14 & #15, Pro Stadium, Defcon 5

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Post by BryWI » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:34 am

I count 17

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Post by 3DOKid » Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:29 am

The listing is says something like RRP: £74.99 and the buy it now is listed at £99

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Post by FrumpleOrz » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:24 pm

Somebody's using automated pricing methods! Didja ever see this?

http://www.michaeleisen.org/blog/?p=358

Pretty nuts stuff.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:02 pm

So that's what's going on with the video game prices.........
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Post by FrumpleOrz » Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:22 pm

3DO Experience wrote:So that's what's going on with the video game prices.........
Yeah, it's waaaaaay more prevalent on Amazon on eBay because it's easier to know that you're competing with the same item, since it's in that centralized ASIN. I work in IT for a online retailer and we've made pricers and stuff for the various venues we sell on. We only sell new products and not any sort of collectable item, so it's a lot more straight forward than collectables or something.

It's pretty interesting once you know how that stuff works. You can watch specific sellers and change your price around to figure out exactly what percentage their repricer is set at and force their prices back up and stuff like that. I find that kind of stuff fascinating but I guess that's why I'm in IT, huh?

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