eBay® for iPadTM Transforms Online Shopping Experience
By: eBay Inc. Staff
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eBay, a global leader in m-commerce, announced today the availability of its first application for iPad in conjunction with the U.S. debut of the device. The eBay for iPad app delivers a dramatically different, visually compelling shopping experience to browse the vast selection of products available on eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), the world’s largest online marketplace. eBay for iPad builds on the momentum of eBay’s expanding portfolio of new iPhone® apps, including its new Selling and Classifieds apps launched earlier this week. More than 8 million consumers are using eBay’s shopping app for iPhone. eBay expects to generate $1.5 billion in merchandise volume through mobile commerce in 2010.
“eBay for iPad defines a new way to shop, with visually rich displays and eBay's vast selection at your fingertips”
Debuting in the top 10 most downloaded free iPad apps in the iTunes Store, eBay for iPad pushes the boundaries of mobile shopping and features an elegant, graphical interface in which users can:
“eBay for iPad defines a new way to shop, with visually rich displays and eBay's vast selection at your fingertips,” said Lorrie Norrington, president of eBay Marketplaces.
eBay Mobile Applications – Buy and Sell Virtually Anywhere, Anytime
As a global leader in m-commerce, eBay recognizes that sellers and buyers are increasingly turning to mobile devices for their shopping needs. eBay’s mobile applications are available in more than 190 countries and eight languages and generate a mobile purchase every 2 seconds.
The launch of the eBay for iPad app continues the company’s momentum in mobile commerce. In late March, eBay released two new apps for the iPhone: eBay Selling and eBay Classifieds. eBay Selling is the company’s first app designed exclusively for casual sellers, allowing consumers to list an item for sale in less than 60 seconds through an interface fully integrated with Apple iPhone technology. Similarly, the eBay Classifieds app offers an easy-to-use experience for buying and selling locally with built-in safety and security features to ensure a smooth transaction.
About eBay Inc.
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. For more information about the company and our global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.
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