What is a millionaire?
I thought it was only the red tops that didn't know that 1 million of business turnover does not make you a millionaire. Clearly misleading title and first couple of lines.
The number of eBay UK millionaires could rise to over 150 this year, while high street shops battle increasing retail gloom. The online tat bazaar said million-pound businesses were set to rise by 25 per cent in 2011, with most of them (98 per cent) boosting their sales through exports. "New figures project that 11 of this …
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I know El Reg is short on boobies & sport, but it makes up for that in many other areas - particularly opinion columns masquerading as factual pieces.
What gave you the idea they weren't a red-top?
Oh, BTW, your mother is expecting you at around 6.30pm on Friday - they say they're sorry & they deleted that message by mistake.
...in the comments about Steam and Game and other retail entertainment emporiums.
Shopping on-line is, if you know what you are looking for, and are willing to buy sight unseen, a lot, lot easier than going to the high street.
If I want clothes or food, I want to check what I'm getting, for everything else, there's a price comparison site....
Okay, I'm being a little severe here - sometimes I will trog round the shops looking for inspiration, but when I see it, I go home, and look for it 10-50% cheaper
I am well aware of the rates that businesses are charged by eBay and PayPal, as well as the percentages charged by card-handling services because I run my own business and have looked into (or pay) such things.
The fact still remains that, in some cases, a business on eBay can lose almost *ten percent* of the sale value of an item by the time you've taken into account listing fees, final value fees and PayPal fees, compared to the 28p for a Debit Card or 2.85% for a Credit Card that I pay my card handling service.
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