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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 682 - January 15, 2004 - ISSN 1539-5065    2 of 5

DropNRun Opens eBay Drop-off Store in Florida

By Ina Steiner
January 15, 2004

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Drop N Run opened its first eBay drop-off store in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Drop N Run is targeting four types of business: consumer sales, business liquidation, fundraising and franchising (forthcoming in 2004). eBay drop-off stores, which sell items on eBay for consumers who drop the items off at retail locations, have been springing up since 2003. Drop N Run charges no listing fee and a commission based on the itemís final sale price. Glen Crane, co-founder of Drop N Run, said the company plans to open a second store in the third quarter of 2004.


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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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