Buying Coupons on Ebay

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I wanted to update you on buying coupons on Ebay. If you rely on Ebay as a source or sell coupons on Ebay, you may want to read up on this new policy.  I also thought this was an interesting part of the policy: Also, you can’t claim that the price of the coupon is based on the value of the labor involved in clipping the coupons instead of the coupons themselves. Under eBay rules, the coupons themselves are the items being sold.

We’re writing to let you know that as of today, updates to eBay’s manufacturer’s coupon policy take effect and may impact your listings:

  • Sellers can only sell up to a maximum of $100 value in coupons or 25 valid, unexpired, original coupons per month, whichever limit is reached first. (The 25 coupons limit includes multiple coupons purchased from a multi-quantity listing.)
  • Coupons for “free” products-including coupons where the coupon holder buys some quantity of items at one price and gets some number of items for free, for example, “buy-get-one-free” offers, or offers for free shipping-may no longer be sold on eBay.
  • Starting September 1, 2013, listings for these coupons that don’t comply with these policy changes will be removed. After September 1, listings in violation of this policy may be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of buying and selling privileges and a suspension of your account.
Please be sure to review all the terms of the updated policy .

Thanks, Dawn & Grace

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