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TRS

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I have managed to keep my TRS on .ca    If I list on .com and ship without tracking could it make a difference to my TRS discount?

 

The older I get the more I am getting confused!!!!:  

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Re: TRS

in reply to kayjay_treasures

 

You and me, both.   :-)   

 

It is more difficult for sellers to have TRS on dotCOM because the US eBay is much more obsessive about tracking.  We don't have cheap tracking with Canada post, not like they do with USPS, so not many Canadian sellers have TRS on dot COM but still keep their TRS on dotCA and just list on dotCOM.

 

This here is the American policy page for it if you like long reads.  There are a couple people here who will be along shortly and magnificently sum up the entire situation in 2 or 3 sentences for you.  

 

http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/top-rated.html#what

 

 

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Re: TRS

in reply to i.am.vivian

Thanks.  Getting old sucks!!!

 

Silly question - I am assuming then that you don't get the TRS discount for items sold on .com.

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Re: TRS

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in reply to kayjay_treasures

If you are based on eBay.ca and sell on eBay.com you still get your TRS discount (as long as you meet the TRS selling requirements).

 

 

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Re: TRS

in reply to silverpinups

I only sell on .COM

 

I'm a TRS however:

 

I've always had my TRS logo on .CA

 

I do not have my TRS logo on .COM (because I have 2 day handling time and don't track 80% of my items)

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Re: TRS

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I also have TRS on eBay.com but no TRS Logo. I have 3-5 day handling time but ship all my packages to the USA with a Tracking Number.

 

They send me messages about receiving TRS Plus by changing to a 1 day handling time (which I won't do, I don't need the headaches). 

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Re: TRS

in reply to silverpinups

I really doubt many buyers are aware of the TRS logo, so it is not really important.

What is useful is the TRS discount.

 

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Re: TRS

in reply to silverpinups

Yep silverp that's also why I went with 2 day handling. 

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday are my normal shipping days, which is bad enough....it also happened to be how I was naturally shipping before they cared, so I stuck with it....

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Re: TRS

in reply to reallynicestamps

Well all American Sellers that qualify for TRS have the Logo on their sites so I don't know why Canadian Sellers can't have the logo on eBay.com. 

 

But your right it's the discount that's important to me. 

 

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Re: TRS

in reply to silverpinups

silverpinups wrote:

Well all American Sellers that qualify for TRS have the Logo on their sites so I don't know why Canadian Sellers can't have the logo on eBay.com.


http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/top-rated.html

 

US sellers who meet Top Rated Seller requirements based on global performance standards receive the TRS badge on other eBay sites. But are not eligible for TRS fee discounts offered by other eBay sites.

 

"Only sellers who reside in the US or Canada are eligible for the 20% final value fee discount on eBay.com and eBay Motors listings."  So Canadian sellers (unlike the rest of the world) get the 20% discount if they are TRS qualified (globally or USA) for their listings on eBay.com.

 

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Re: TRS

in reply to ypdc_dennis

I just want to note that it's become very unusual to see the U.S. sellers displaying the TRS badge.   In fact, in my category it's so unusual that it always gets my attention when it's displayed.  (Not necessarily a good thing.  Just noticeable.)

 

That would seem to indicate that most American sellers have not been able to meet current TRS requirements.

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Re: TRS

in reply to sylviebee

sylviebee wrote:

I just want to note that it's become very unusual to see the U.S. sellers displaying the TRS badge.   In fact, in my category it's so unusual that it always gets my attention when it's displayed.  (Not necessarily a good thing.  Just noticeable.)

 

That would seem to indicate that most American sellers have not been able to meet current TRS requirements.


Displaying it where? You will only see the TRS logo on the sellers feedback page. You may see the TRS Plus logo on the listing pages IF the seller is TRS AND offers 1 day handling.

 

There are millions of TRS sellers, some offer 1 day handling and some don't. If they don't offer 1 day they don't get the discount and they don't get a badge on their listing pages.

 

Now please don't tell the American eBay sellers that Canadian sellers can get the discount even with an extended handling time.

 

 



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Re: TRS

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There are millions of TRS sellers, some offer 1 day handling and some don't. If they don't offer 1 day they don't get the discount and they don't get a badge on their listing pages.

 

 

Correct me if I'm wrong, but 1 day handling time is for TRS "plus" designation. I sell only on eBay.com with a 3-5 day handling time and receive the TRS discount.

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Re: TRS

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in reply to silverpinups

I've been changing my handling time from 1 to 3 days because 1 was a little bit of nuisance now and then.

I list on .com..

 

It never occurred to me this might have an effect on TRS status in any way.

 

Does it change anything if a seller used a 1 day handling time as opposed to longer periods of time?

 

(recped, I didn't know that. TY)