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Retail Revival harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow small businesses, strengthen local economies and foster vibrant community growth. Launched in the U.S. in March 2018, more than 100 Akron and Warren, Ohio, retailers are learning from eBay how to reach new markets and attract customers from virtually anywhere in the world.

Expertise to compete globally

eBay is teaming up with the City of Akron to train and empower local business owners to sell their unique inventory in a global marketplace.

We’re a proud partner with eBay; we’re very excited for them to be here. They’re going to give us the expertise for everyone to be able to compete in a global marketplace.
Dan Horrigan, Mayor of Akron

Other Ways eBay Accelerates an Inclusive Economy

Opportunity for All

eBay enables everyone to participate in—and benefit from—global commerce.

Impacting the Economy

U.S. small businesses on eBay employ more than 690,000 people. See the positive impact driven by eBay’s 6+ million sellers.

Read Our eBay Impact 2017 Progress Update

Our archive summary can be accessed here: 2016 Global Impact Summary

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