Readers’ Letters: As fee change deadline looms, eBay sellers ramp up complaints

eBay buyers and sellers continue to rip into the company after it announced another round of fee increases, this time charging a 9 percent fee on shipping charges. One reader writes: "I live near a small town in southern Colorado where the business is dominated by antique malls. Last week I went into one of the malls and asked the owner how business had been as it’s usually slow during the early Spring months. She brightened and said ‘It’s been great. Every time eBay changes the fees and rules and hurts more sellers my business picks up.’ She closed by saying "Go, ebay!"
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eBay buyers and sellers furious over new fee changes

eBay buyers and sellers rip into the company after it announces another round of fee increases, this time charging a 9 percent fee on shipping charges. The move has longtime and potential customers concerned about the future of the antiques and collectibles business on the online auction site, a market segment which they see as responsible for eBay’s early growth and popularity.
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