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eBay (EBAY -2.7%) shuts down Instant Sale, a service that lets users trade in electronics the...

eBay (EBAY -2.7%) shuts down Instant Sale, a service that lets users trade in electronics the company then resells with the help of a third party. An eBay spokesperson suggests the company's experiments with new resale options, together with a focus on offering "simpler, easier selling experiences," were responsible. Instant Sale had produced ~4M offers since its 2011 launch. (earlier)
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  • petten
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    Nowadays most electronics become junk so fast. An item one can sell for a few bucks may be worthless next month (say 1GB RAM module when 2 or 4GB ones becomes mainstream).

     

    It's good for eBay to shut it down.
    6 Mar 2013, 02:20 PM Reply Like
  • Michael Bryant
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    Except smartphones. I am very careful not to leave my iPhone out of my sight. Left my old clam-shell a few times. No one took it.
    6 Mar 2013, 10:48 PM Reply Like
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