E-commerce volume pricing

  • US 7,689,469 B1
  • Filed: 08/14/2006
  • Issued: 03/30/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/12/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system that facilitates volume pricing, comprising:

  • at least one processor coupled to a memory that executes the following computer executable components;

    a first component that generates a virtual forum configured to host a private deal room that displays an offer for an item for sale by a seller;

    a second component that grants or forbids access to the private deal room, access is granted to a potential buyer who qualifies based at least in part on criteria chosen by the seller; and

    a third component that determines a lowest price for the item.

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