From: petrolcan on
In article <MPG.261c21572b5d805a9896fc(a)news.individual.net>, Kim Andrews
says...
>
> In article <MPG.261321c1d001eb2d9896fa(a)news.individual.net>,
> bykimbo(a)hotmail.com says...
> >
> > In article <MPG.261289eb126f329d9896f9(a)news.individual.net>,
> > bykimbo(a)hotmail.com says...
> > >
> > > Just had this brought to my attention. It hasn't arrived in my mail box
> > > that I've seen, so in case I'm not alone:
> > >
> > > http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?ie=UTF8&nodeId=
> > > 200458310#price
> > >
> > > What I can't see there is anything that allows for the fact that if you
> > > auction something rather than list it with a fixed price, it's not the
> > > seller that sets the final price.
> >
> > Checked with Amazon...
> >
> > "I will contact you again when I have more specific information about
> > how exactly you are supposed to establish price parity on auction sites
> > where the bidders/buyer set the final price."
> >
> > So basically, they don't know and hadn't thought of it!
>
> And finally...
>
> "Firstly, allow me to apologise for any confusion you may have
> experienced with this change.
>
> Price Parity will be comparing your prices on Amazon.co.uk to those you
> offer on auction sites where the bidders/buyer set the final price. In
> this instance you will need to set your auction starting price higher
> than your Amazon.co.uk price to establish price parity as the auction
> starting price is the only visible price that you set.
>
> We are asking only that the item price and total price of each product
> you offer on Amazon.co.uk must generally be the same or lower than on
> your other non-physical sales channels. If you are selling the exact
> same item on another website, you should be selling it at the same price
> or lower on Amazon.co.uk.
>
> I hope this clarifies this issue for you. If you have any further
> questions etc"
>
> I replied thanking them for the reply and pointing out it wasn't *me*
> who'd been confused. ;o)

So what they are basically saying is that you must sell it as cheap if
not cheaper than you would on ebay or your own website?

Hell of a way to keep traders happy, that is.


From: Kim Andrews on
In article <MPG.261c30c6c1837d8d989691(a)news.virginmedia.com>,
petrolcan(a)SPAMgmail.com says...
> So what they are basically saying is that you must sell it as cheap if
> not cheaper than you would on ebay or your own website?
>
> Hell of a way to keep traders happy, that is.
>
>
>

Yep. Whilst charging the highest fees they demand you use the lowest
price.

Bonkers.

I down-graded my account from pro a wee while ago, and will be letting
the listings finish when the time comes round.

--
Cheers, Kimbo

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