In our Saturday New-Press this weekend there was an article entitled “eBay begins targeting exorbitant shipping fees”. I found a similar article at the link below:
This bothers me and I wondered what the thoughts were of the other members of SuN on this issue. Shipping and handling fees can very widely from business to business. Lets face it some foolish people use them for a revenue centers, but any experienced business person knows that this is a death wish in the long run. The real issue I have is whether it better to be able to come up with your own policy on shipping fees or should big business like eBay tell us what we have to charge? Doesn’t our free enterprise system naturally weed out the problem businesses in the long run? Do we really want more controls like this?
Bert at Harvey Software, Inc.
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