Yahoo! Tries Yet Again in Auctions

Rob Hof

Closing the Barn Door After the Horses Are Long Gone, Chapter 47: Yahoo! is doing away with listing fees for its auctions, AuctionBytes reported tonight. According to the auction news site, Yahoo! Shopping VP Rob Solomon says that should generate more higher-quality content. Huh? I haven't yet talked to Solomon to get his take, but it's pretty well-established that free auction sites generate little more than a lot of garbage listings and iffy sellers that potential buyers soon weary of sifting through.

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