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eBay rolls out new "Sell it Forward" campaign that spits fashion proceeds with charities

eBay's new "Sell it Forward" campaign will spit proceeds with charities on fashion items

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Mar 27, 2013 4:28 pm

A new charitable experiment is being trialed at eBay which will allow users to split their fashion related sales revenue with the non-profit organization Goodwill. eBay will handle the sell in-house in an effort to reduce the "pain" of listing individual items.

 

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The online auction giant will send sellers postage paid mailing bags that will return the item to be sold to eBay, where it will be listed for sale. If the item sells within two weeks, eBay will split the proceeds 50/50 with the seller and Goodwill. At the moment the new feature is only available to California residents of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin areas.

 

This new venture is similar to past "seller assistance" services that eBay has offered in the past, such as mall kiosk where one could drop off an item to sell and be paid a fixed price on the spot. Recently eBay launched a service in which an "auction expert" would come to your home and help pick out items that would sell better than others.

NEWS SOURCES:Theverge.com

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