Why Charities Should Sell on eBay

Before we consider why charity retailers should embrace eBay as a complementary sales channel to market, it’s important to understand some of the history behind eBay and just why it has become the channel of choice for used goods retailers around the world. eBay was founded as Auctionweb in 1995 in California and sold it’s…

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Why Charities Resist Selling on eBay

eBay was founded as Auctionweb in 1995 in California and sold it’s first used item – a broken laser pointer for $14.83. The story goes that AuctionWeb’s founder Pierre Omidyar was so astonished that it had sold for so much that he contacted the winning bidder to ask if he understood that the laser pointer…

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Why Charities Won't Sell on eBay