I am not sure what ebay gets from it. I just know what the store gets from the seller. I think it is too much, but I have been selling on ebay for a while (over 200 positive feedbacks, no negatives). So for someone who doesn't want to get involved in the selling and shipping of the items, then it would be good for them. If a loved one died and someone wanted to sell everything at market value, then it would be the way to go without having to do a lot of work.