Buy it, sell it, eBay it

8 June 2007

We recently reported that the IT systems of some NHS trusts were so outdated they were forced to source spare parts from eBay.

This isn’t the first time an organization has found itself turning to the World Wide Web’s global flea market to find what it needs, but have you ever done it? Do you think it would make your job easier?

In all seriousness, eBay itself began targeting corporate purchasers in 2003 promising a “one stop shop” for business supplies, but have you ever had cause to use it?

What do you think are the pros and cons of buying in this way?

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