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A little fun fact I recently discovered. Amazon does not recognize Juneteeth as a Federal Holiday.
I had a recent conversation with a customer service person regarding Seller Performance on Amazon. I currently have a warning on my account due to late shipments. However, I don't have any late shipments.
What they are counting as late shipments are due to the Juneteeth Federal holiday celebrated on June 19th. Amazon currently does not recognize this as a Federal Holiday for 2022 and per their schedule of holidays they aren't planning to for 2023. They told me maybe in 2024 but it hasn't been decided ... Read More
Once or twice per year eBay hits the press boasting of their seller protection. Do they do this for Wall Street or is just an attempt to convince sellers that they are doing something about buyer fraud? Many sellers who post on EcommerceBytes say that there is no seller protection, that it is all lip service. I for one agree.
I recently sold an item that was in beautiful condition, no defects whatsoever. After receipt, the buyer opened an Item Not As Described case and attached a photo of a similar item stamped with a large DEFECTIVE stamp on the inside ... Read More
The most interesting part is at 1:58. The US Postal Inspection Service, the law enforcement arm of the US Postal Service, claimed the following reasons were sufficient to seize, open, and inspect the contents of a Priority Express Mail parcel:
- Bulging contents
- Frequently mailed parcels from the same name/address
- Taped or glued on all seams
- Parcel destination is a known drug trafficking area
- Parcel mailed from a known drug source area
USPS Priority Express Mail is considered to be constitutionally protected against opening and inspection without a warrant. So is ... Read More