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nwilms34
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25 Mar 09 01:29:54 am
hey, Ive been selling things i find all over the place on ebay for a few years and i wanted to move up to a larger scale. the Problem is, i cant find a product that i can get cheaper here that sells well on ebay. Any Ideas?

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25 Mar 09 02:10:44 am
Stay with what you have been doing, just increase the amount of time you spend doing it to increase your market.

If you have a formula that works, don't cock it up by changing, just streamline it.


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30 Mar 09 08:52:47 am
Doesn't help at all

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30 Mar 09 09:40:38 am
Doesn't help at all


Ok, perhaps you have some other advice that they would find helpful?


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30 Mar 09 04:47:24 pm
Liquidations maybe?

Making snappy comments at senior members isn't going to get you very far...

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31 Mar 09 04:35:09 am
dear help me i too am having the same problem -- i cannot seem to find a niche that someone else has not saturated and if i do find one-- it does'nt sell------- the site bonanzle.com si also a great place to sell if you having problems. i went there and you sell for free! i think it will outdo ebay one day if they are not careful. seriously i am beginning to think buying liquidator products is the the only way for a newcommer to make money on ebay anymore-- just hang in there -- go to that site and sell and ioffer too you can sell what won't sell on ebay. until you find a way to deal with ebay. i lost more than i sold -- so i tried these sites it helps to at least make some right now.

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31 Mar 09 05:19:37 am
If you want to make good money on ebay, second hand or liquidated are your very best options in my opinion.

These two options allow you to source products at under wholesale value, and you get products that can compete with the big wholesalers there.

Looking for wholesale items to sell on ebay is is simply a waste of time, you will find the products on ebay cheaper than you will from any wholesaler nearly all of the time.

It's not something people like to hear, but it's just a fact!


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31 Mar 09 04:51:21 pm
Yes if you are selling a product that work for you don't change if its profitable. The market fluxes all the time. Right now with poor economies worldwide many are looking for used or liquidated items.

Many people fare well selling their old items. Others fare well selling items they acquire in liquidations,Yard sales and even bulk lots that can be found on ebay.


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31 Mar 09 04:54:13 pm
when the econmy is down you get less liquidation products unless a company goes out of business.101 basics.

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when the econmy is down you get less liquidation products unless a company goes out of business.101 basics.


Interesting concept. I assume what you mean is retailers will hold onto stock longer and try to get as much profit out of a line as they can before making another purchase or, and saying the same thing in a different way, is they don't want to invest in more stock to hold onto their cash reserves.

I think it depends on company policy.

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1 Apr 09 05:36:54 am
My guess is he's trying to say that because consumer spending may be down that less stock turnover will be required, therefore less stock being liquidated.

Interesting view, however major department chains that provide most liquidated stock loads sell by the season, their sales won't increase with out of season stock on their shelves, and if consumer spending is down, then it could have the effect of even more stock having to be liquidated.

Of course they will be able to recalibrate their spending to adjust to consumer demand, but they sell to an annual cycle, no matter what their turnover is.

Of course it all feeds back down the chain to the actual manufacturer or distributor, if the stores cut back excess stock will still be liquidated, it will just take effect down the chain a little.

I know of a company in New York that manufacturers a range of brand name cosmetics under licence, and they are getting ready to unload a lot of stock onto the market, never even got out of the factory....lol


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1 Apr 09 12:11:22 pm
when the econmy is down you get less liquidation products unless a company goes out of business.101 basics.



i think is is just the opposite , people are selling things cheaper and much quicker to free up money for new items or just to get it out ...Now is the time to buy , and if you buy off ebay you will find many people that had the ebay dream dumping stuff right now and they almost always sell for cheaper than they paid .

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2 Apr 09 10:03:27 am
Actually I have found that to be wrong. Companies are liquidating more stock to bring up their bottom line at the end of the quarter. If the stock is not selling they have to dump it fast to please the investors. I am literally being slammed to death by retailers I am linked with to buy truckloads of their stock. They are even lowering prices on some loads as much as 30%


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