Stressed Out Santas Save Time, Money with eBay Deal Finder, Online and On-the-Go
By: eBay Inc. Staff
Every savvy shopper does a little comparison shopping. This holiday season eBay does the hard work for you with the new eBay Deal Finder (http://dealfinder.ebay.com), a beta tool that shows shoppers great deals online for perfect gifts. By comparing eBay listings with similar products on sites such as Amazon and Best Buy, Deal Finder gives shoppers easy access to more than 50,000 great deals online. Bargain hunters can browse the hottest deals inmovies, video games,electronics, music and books and save between 10 percent and 60 percent. All deals are buy-it-now items from eBay Top-rated sellers who’ve earned consistently high ratings for their great service and quick, reliable shipping.
“eBay is the place to shop when you’re looking for that just-right gift for everyone on your list, and now you can unearth great deals on thousands of gift ideas with our new Deal Finder,” said Christopher Payne, head of eBay North America. “Whether shoppers are online or out and about, eBay Deal Finder is sure to serve up terrific options for stocking stuffers or that perfect present – with great savings to wrap around it.”
Getting some holiday shopping done on the go? BlackBerry® users now have an exclusive shortcut to some of the deepest discounts online. The eBay app for BlackBerry, already downloaded 3 million times and updated today, offers a selection of top deals from eBay Deal Finder. eBay data shows that BlackBerry app users are especially interested in shopping for media, electronics and other technology products on their phones, and adding eBay Deal Finder into the app will bring great deals on these popular items straight to the palm of your hand.
eBay has been a leader in mobile commerce since the launch of its first mobile application in July 2008. Nearly 30 million items have been bought or sold around the world using eBay mobile apps. This year’s Black Friday sales in the U.S. from eBay’s suite of mobile apps nearly doubled over Black Friday 2009, and eBay’s U.S. mobile commerce sales on Cyber Monday increased 146 percent over Cyber Monday 2009. eBay mobile is on track to generate more than $1.5 billion in mobile gross merchandise volume (GMV) worldwide in 2010, more than double its $600 million in mobile GMV in 2009.