A relic now, consigned to the trash heap of internet history. It’s a site that is part of the common language today, but will shortly prove to be a memory, and not a viable shopping option.
So long, and farewell. EBay Is Planning to Emphasize Fixed-Price Sales Format Over Its Auction Model – NYTimes.com
Acknowledging that most online shoppers cannot be bothered with auctions, eBay plans Wednesday to announce changes to its fee structure that emphasize fixed prices over bidding. The move is intended to help eBay compete more effectively with Amazon .com and other big online retailers.