As Christmas edges ever closer, many of us are on the hunt for that elusive bargain. However, sometimes what we think is a good deal can turn out to be a cheap copy of the real thing.
This morning, online retailer eBay opened the doors to its first high street shop. It will remain open for just five days and, unlike conventional shops, there’s no till and you won’t leave with the goods you’ve bought.
If you’re after tickets for one of the most popular boy bands to come out of the X Factor, there’s only One Direction to go – a pawn broker. Tickets are being sold for as much as £1,000 on reselling websites. Is that right?
If you bought L’Oreal products on eBay which turned out to be fake would you think the seller or eBay is responsible? In 2009 the courts ruled eBay shouldn’t be accountable but a new ruling could change all that…
Are you hoarding obsolete gadgets in the hope they’re still worth something? How valueless do gadgets have to become before it’s simply not worth the time and effort to try and sell them on eBay?
eBay’s Green Team claims its mission is to ‘inspire the world to buy, sell and think green every day’ and their latest reusable box scheme has certainly caught my eye. But maybe for the wrong reasons…
“Have you got any old gold lying around? Want to turn it into cash?” Then stay away from cash-for-gold advertisers and log in to your eBay account. You’ll get five times more cash for your gold there anyway.