Hello all you eBay shoppers out there. Are you planning on buying a chandelier from a house lighting shop on eBay? If so read on, there can be some information that could make the process a good deal simpler, and enjoyable. understanding how an eBay shop works may save you from becoming frustrated and disenchanted with online purchasing. The differences between an eBay shop and any other Internet based shop are minimal, so the information below would apply to both. Additionally, a lighting shop is most likely pretty close to some of the other shops selling a broad assortment of different products online.
Real misconception about eBay shops is that this – very seldom can it be a massive warehouse of goods sitting someplace in the world waiting to send you the purchased item, when the order is placed. I’d venture to say that many eBay shops have little to no stock and rely very heavily on a support structure of providers that warehouse the item and/or manufacture it. It is important to understand for several reasons when you put the Dictate the eBay store in-turn must place an order with their supplier. This is not a bad thing since there generally is a really good working relationship between the two, but occasionally it can mean that there is going to be processing time, sometimes hours, sometimes days. Most eBay shops will let you know that there is going to be order processing period, now you understand why.
Most frequently the eBay Stores will pay an additional fee to have the product shipped directly from the provider to the eBay buyer. This is known as Drop Shipping. This is ordinarily a great thing; it receives the product to you, the purchaser faster. If drop shipping was not done the supplier would need to send the fixture to the Rovert Lighting and Electrical store and then they would send it to the eBay client, including time and additional price. One of the drawbacks about drop shipping is the eBay shop turns over the delivery process to their provider; so that they have little control over how and when it ships. Most suppliers know it is in their best interest to be quite effective at shipping, however, shipping is not the ideal process, and lots of unforeseen factors can come into play which will extend shipping times.