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EBay's 'Buy It New' Ads Anger Used Goods Sellers

EBay has come a long way since its days as an Internet flea market. Today, 62% of eBay listings are fixed price, not auctions, and 70% are new. But the website's devoted cadre of loyal used item sellers feels like its recently launched "buy it new" campaign is selling them out.

Second time around in vogue again

The low prices of thrift stores are clearly a draw during tighter economic times. Re-sale and thrift stores say their sales are booming. But even...