The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer-goods editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss how eBay recently countered's attempt to undercut traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers through its controversial "Price Check" app. eBay announced a deal designed to counter Amazon's assault on retailers. Andrew and Austin weigh in on the implications these deals hold for investors going forward.

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