EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 2000 - March 18, 2009     1 of 5

eBay Removes Limit on Single-Seller Exposure

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eBay announced it was doing away with its policy that limited a single seller to 10 listings per search-results page. "Starting this week, we will be displaying all listings in search according to their Best Match sort order, even when they're from the same seller."

The announcement stated that now that "recent sales" is a key factor in the sort order for Fixed Price, most sellers are consolidating their listings into fewer low-cost multi-quantity listings. A link Best Match tips was included.

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