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Buying and reselling items

Buying and reselling on eBay can be a profitable business. You could pick up something at a good price outside its peak selling season or buy items in bulk to sell individually.

To find items for sale in large quantities, search for terms like “bulk,” “job lot,” or “wholesale.” You can research how much they usually sell for as single items to see whether they’re a worthwhile investment. You can also check out what’s currently trending on eBay - opens in new window or tab.

If you’re buying items to resell on eBay, you should register as a business seller.

Buying and selling seasonal items

Another technique is to look for out-of-season goods. If you’re willing to hold on to items for a while, stocking up on things such as summer clothes during winter, or Christmas gifts once the festive season has passed, could be very profitable.

Search for terms like “bulk,” “job lot,” or “wholesale” to bring up listings of items for sale in large quantities.

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