Toys R Us has not fully committed to going out of business

Toys R Us has declared bankruptcy and will close all of its retail establishments. Everything still on the shelves has been marked on clearance for easy liquidation. Or has it? When I go into the Hagerstown Toys R Us, I feel like they aren’t truly committed to going out of business. They haven’t committed to … Continue Reading “Toys R Us has not fully committed to going out of business”

Toys R Us 1957 – 2018

Toys R Us is going out of business. They owe more money to creditors than what they have and have declared bankruptcy. I keep reading that Toys R Us will be liquidating their current inventory with massive sales. The science fiction blog io9 said that sale was to begin yesterday. That didn’t happen. I went … Continue Reading “Toys R Us 1957 – 2018”

I bought DetraPel 53 days ago and still have not received it

On January 14, 2018, I purchased a 2-ounce spray bottle of DetraPel. It’s a product that you apply to white athletic shoes that keeps them white. I learned about the product from Shark Tank. The founders pitched the product to the sharks and Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks agreed to go into business with DetraPel’s … Continue Reading “I bought DetraPel 53 days ago and still have not received it”

When a flat rate envelope is not a flat rate envelope

I sold a Mitchel & Ness NFL jersey on eBay the other day and decided the cheapest way to get it to the buyer was to ship it in a Priority Mail flat rate envelope. I ordered some of these envelopes on the USPS website a while back. This is what they look like: They … Continue Reading “When a flat rate envelope is not a flat rate envelope”

How to take better photos for eBay

I’ve learned a thing or two since I started selling my unwanted stuff on eBay. I thought I’d document some of the things I’ve learned, starting with how to take better photos for eBay. I take photos with my iPhone 6s Plus. The pics I get from my iPhone are better than the pics I … Continue Reading “How to take better photos for eBay”

Sprint vs. RockstarFlipper

Casey Parris, known on YouTube as RockstarFlipper, publishes videos about his eBay business. He buys clothing and other things at Goodwill, yard sales, pawn shops, etc. and then sells them on eBay for a profit. He appears to be good at selling things on eBay. He famously drives a BMW i8 sportscar, an automobile that … Continue Reading “Sprint vs. RockstarFlipper”