Jeff Barr in the news...

Mr. FoRK fork_list at
Fri Apr 25 09:18:17 PDT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Mohr" <gojomo at>

> You're using the wrong denominator. 
> A 10% of product price listing fee might still be ten times Amazon's 
> cost of providing the listing, resulting in 90% margins. See for example
> EBay -- making 80%+ gross margins even though their per-item fees are
> ~5% or less of the product price. 
Yeah, what he said.

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