Best Online Bargains -- by Mistake

By Danielle Kucera - 2013-11-18T19:09:43Z

Courtesy Rakuten Shopping

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Swoosh Goes Your Money

On the opposite end of the spectrum, here's one item that isn't priced to sell. Japanese online retailer Rakuten has a pair of Nike men’s sneakers on the site for $99,999. A mistake? Not so. The listing is there to "test new functionality" in a live environment, according to Bernard Luthi, chief operating officer of Rakuten. He said the shoes are "priced high so that it will not get any orders."

That's for sure.

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