Stories Archive

25th Anniversary

Building Community and Fostering Kindness on eBay

Over two decades on the marketplace has provided Florida-based seller Patty Whitlock with a fulfilling career and a broad network of friends, along with a success that she shares with others less fortunate.

By: eBay News Team
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Business

eBay Launches New Destination to Meet Surging Demand for Certified Refurbished Products from Top Brands

Program features popular brands selling exclusively on eBay, backed by a two-year warranty. New research shows 80% of Americans open to receiving a refurbished electronic gift this season.

By: eBay News Team
Environmental Footprint

eBay Joins EPA’s Green Power Partnership

As part of our commitment to sustainability, we were recently certified as a member of the EPA renewable energy program that’s at the forefront of environmental best practices.

By: eBay News Team
Product

Introducing eBay’s New Time Away Feature to Help Sellers Manage Selling on eBay While on a Break

Time Away is now available to all Sellers and automatically updates the shipping date to make the experience more seamless.

By: Vikram Shandilya
Tech Blog
Consumers

Top Authenticated Watches Picked by Guest Editor Anish Bhatt, @WatchAnish

Luxury Watch expert Anish Bhatt shares his top watch picks that arrive authenticated by independent industry experts through eBay’s new Authenticity Guarantee service.

By: eBay News Team
Consumers

eBay To Authenticate Sneakers $100+ in U.S.

Company expands Authenticity Guarantee to one of its highest-profile categories; Program launches this month and will authenticate all collectible sneakers over $100 by early 2021

By: eBay News Team
Product

eBay Partners with Google Assistant to Bring Voice Control to eBay’s Android App

A new partnership launches voice control capabilities on our marketplace to meet the needs of our customers by creating a more seamless, modern experience.

By: Evan Thomas
Tech Blog
25th Anniversary

24 Years on eBay: Transforming a Love of Hot Wheels Into Enduring Friendships, Connections

Longtime eBay seller and Hot Wheels collector Chris Marshall reflects on his journey since 1996 on the marketplace and on some of his most memorable sales, from specialty toy cars to retired city buses to luxury vehicles.

25th Anniversary

Memories With eBay’s First Employee

Chris Agarpao shares 25 years of stories and nostalgia as he’s traveled the company’s path from Pierre’s kitchen table to where we are now.

By: Amara Holstein, eBay News Team
25th Anniversary

Finding Treasures and Creating Community on eBay

Pennsylvanian seller Karen of Lavender Clothes Line has created an entire life that centers around entrepreneurship and connections.

By: eBay News Team
eBay

eBay Inc. To Report Classifieds Business as Discontinued Operations and Releases Updated Historical Financials

During the third quarter of 2020, eBay Inc. announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to transfer its Classifieds business to Adevinta and determined that it met the criteria for the classification of held-for-sale accounting and discontinued operations.

Press Release