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Straya Day - eBay are helping you celebrate in style

Press Release

This January 26, eBay is helping Aussies all over celebrate Australia Day. Whether scrolling for BBQ tools, an inflatable Roo or a winning costume; Aussies are making sure they are ready for events all over the country with help from eBay!

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  • Sales of cricket sets have increased by a crazy 645% in 2015, just in time for the Bremer Bay Breakfast BBQ in WA
  • As South Australia gets ready for Whyalla’s Beach Party dress up, costume sales have jumped by 165%
  • Tasmanians are trying to keep their bevvies cool at the Lake Burbury King Picnic, with Esky sales booming 124%
  • Victoria is keeping it classy at the International Street Food Festival, with wine sales increasing by 231%
  • Aussie merch is flying out the door (242% increase in 2015), and why wouldn’t it with Bondi’s Havianas Thong Challenge
  • Australia Day festivities at Sarina Beach in Queensland is a culprit for a 94% increase in BBQ equipment sales this year
  • Inflatable kangaroos are invading Darwin’s Australia Day Fun Run, with an insane 4,265% increase in sales this year!