Target cracks down on resellers

Target (NYSE:TGT) is cracking down with a directive to ban large orders from suspected resellers. The big-box chain is joining other retailers who are looking to stop eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) merchants from using their store as a source of inventory. After the recent 24-hour sellout of Target's entire Lilly Pulitzer spring line, shoppers were disappointed with the rate at which the website and stores were drained of the collection's merchandise. In response to consumer backlash, Target is putting limits on how many products resellers can purchase so as to prevent total depletion of the retailer's branded store inventory, reported EcommerceBytes. Story