EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1845 - August 01, 2008     2 of 4

eBay Implements Listing Limits in Search

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eBay announced that, starting this week, it will display only one identical item from the same seller in Search results, and will limit the number of unique listings for different items per seller to ten per page. In a case where a seller has a number of items - for instance 20 - that could potentially show up in the same search results, 10 will be shown on the first page, and the other 10 will be shown on the second page.

The changes are part of eBay's new Multiple Listings Limit policy announced in May.

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