eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powered by Artificial Intelligence and debuting on Facebook Messenger, ShopBot is a smart personal shopping assistant that’s there whenever you need it. With more selection available to online shoppers than ever before, finding items that are perfect for you […]

eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.

eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —We regularly review and actively manage our investment portfolio to ensure that our investments support the company’s strategic direction and complement our disciplined approach to value creation, profitability and capital […]

eBay promotes Wendy Jones to Senior Vice President, Global Operations

San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has promoted Wendy Jones, a 13-year company veteran, to Senior Vice President, Global Operations and named her to take on additional responsibilities leading eBay’s global customer service operations. Wendy will continue to lead eBay’s Operating Committee, which oversees the development and execution of the company’s […]

eBay to acquire visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd

eBay to acquire visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has signed an agreement to acquire Corrigon Ltd., a pioneer of visual search technologies. Corrigon helps identify objects within an image, matching both visual and textual elements to ensure that the image is recognized, correctly classified […]

eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs

eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Buyer protection is vital to the eBay community. With 164M active worldwide buyers, we are continually enhancing our buying and selling experiences, with our investments in trust and consumer confidence at the forefront of […]

eBay and American designer, editor and stylist Rachel Zoe to create limited edition backpacks

eBay and American designer, editor and stylist Rachel Zoe to create limited edition backpacks   Rottendorf, Germany, 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul 29, 2016), eBay announced a partnership with renowned American designer, editor and stylist Rachel Zoe to create limited edition backpacks. Through eBay’s “Summer of Choice” campaign, Americans have been able to […]

eBay to acquire Israel-based SalesPredict that uses advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today eBay announced it will acquire SalesPredict, an Israel-based company that leverages advanced analytics to predict customer buying behavior and sales conversion. SalesPredict is eBay’s latest acquisition that will support its artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science efforts.  It follows eBay’s recent acquisition of Expertmaker, in […]

eBay partners with the International Trade Centre to help SMEs in developing countries become more competitive in global markets

San Jose, California, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay has joined forces with the International Trade Centre (ITC) – a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations — to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by global digital commerce. eBay’s Vice President for Greater Europe, Eben […]

Special “Wine & Dine” charity auction with celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio, May 26 – June 2, 2016

Chef Voltaggio’s Auction to Benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay for Charity, one of the largest platforms that helps millions of eBay users raise funds and support the causes they care about – has partnered with celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio for a special “Wine & Dine” charity auction with […]

Sweden-based AI, machine learning and big data analytics company Expertmaker acquired by eBay

San Jose, California, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, eBay announced it has agreed to acquire Sweden-based Expertmaker, which specializes in providing intelligent solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data analytics. Expertmaker has been a partner of eBay’s since 2010, most recently helping with eBay’s structured data initiative. Financial terms of the acquisition […]

eBay announced new mobile app updates

New apps offer enhanced navigation, utility and design specifically for iOS and Android. San Jose, California, 2016-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mobile continues to be a key area of focus for the company. Our product and technology team has been hard at work accelerating the pace of innovation across our platforms to power the customer […]

eBay partners with WeGoLook to provide eBay Motors vehicle shoppers with on-site inspections for any vehicle

Now eBay sellers can improve buyer confidence in vehicle transactions with WeGoLook’s on-site inspections. San Jose, California, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With shoppers’ trust at the forefront, eBay has continued to focus on improving the selling and buying experience. Underlining this effort, the company has partnered with WeGoLook to provide eBay Motors vehicle […]

eBay teams up with inkFrog to help small businesses scale, improve inventory and order management

New partnership aimed to help small businesses scale, improve inventory and order management. San Jose, California, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of our continuing effort to enable everyone from entrepreneurs to small and medium-sized businesses to be successful on eBay, we have partnered with multi-channel selling solutions provider inkFrog. Known for its ecommerce […]

eBay appoints Tekedra Mawakana as its new vice president of Government Relations

San Jose, California, 2016-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tekedra Mawakana, an experienced public policy leader has joined eBay as its new vice president of Government Relations.  She will lead legislative, policy, antitrust and government affairs for eBay forging relationships with government officials and other stakeholders around the world. With nearly 20 years of experience, Tekedra […]

eBay announces 100 percent ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for the eighth year in a row

The Corporate Equality Index reports on corporate policies related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people. San Jose, California, 2015-11-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the eighth year in a row, eBay is proud to announce another 100 percent ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national report on […]

eBay’s Interactive Holiday Map provides insights on this season’s consumer trends

Get instant views of the top bought holiday items across North America. San Jose, California, 2015-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the busy holiday shopping season upon us, eBay’s detailed troves of data are already providing unique insights on this season’s consumer trends. From trending toys to the hottest electronics and fashion choices, you […]

eBay’s “Wish Bigger” campaign offers bigger deals on bigger brands and bigger selection

New campaign delivers engaging experiences and unique promotions to fund holiday shopping; crowdsource the most in-demand deals and access exclusive inventory San Jose, California, 2015-11-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — From now until Jan. 1, 2016, eBay’s “Wish Bigger” campaign offers new opportunities for buyers to find the perfect gift from eBay’s wide selection of items, […]

Jill Ramsey joins eBay as VP of Soft Goods, North America from Walmart.com

Jill has over 20 years of experience in merchandising, and growing online businesses. San Jose, California, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jill Ramsey, an experienced ecommerce executive, is joining us as Vice President of Soft Goods, North America from Walmart.com.  She will lead merchandising efforts for Fashion, Home & Garden, Collectibles & Art, and Lifestyle […]

eBay and Argos to make it easier and more convenient for sellers on eBay to offer unique fulfilment services

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-10-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay and Argos today announce that they have signed a wider multi-year partnership making it easier and more convenient for both business and consumer sellers on eBay to offer unique fulfilment services. The partnership spans collection and drop-off at Argos stores and delivery within 48 hours. […]

eBay announced the appointment of Paul Pressler to its board of directors

SAN JOSE, 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today announced the appointment of Paul Pressler to its board of directors. As a director on eBay’s Board, Mr. Pressler will serve on the Audit Committee as well as the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. “I am very pleased to welcome Paul to eBay’s Board of […]

eBay General Counsel Marie Oh Huber named one of the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law by The Recorder

An influential legal journal names her among 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law. San Jose, California, 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay General Counsel Marie Oh Huber has been named one of the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law by The Recorder. In a Q&A with the influential Silicon Valley legal publication, Marie – who […]

eBay 2015 Seller Summit: Steve Fisher and RJ Pittman share their vision for eBay’s future

San Jose, California, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the 2015 Seller Summit, Chief Product Officer RJ Pittman outlined plans to make eBay the best choice for customers, a powerful platform and a product with relevant experiences. “There are over 800 million items available in our catalog and growing,” he said. Over 1,000 eBay sellers […]

1,000 eBay sellers will gather in San Jose for eBay 2015 Seller Summit September 10-11

Hundreds of eBay sellers will gather in San Jose to connect, learn and network. Tune in for Devin Wenig’s keynote address webcast, commencing at 1:00 p.m. PDT on the 10th. San Jose, California, 2015-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and we are also celebrating our sellers — big time. […]

Sept. 1 named “eBay Day” in San Jose for eBay’s 20th anniversary

In honor of our company’s 20th anniversary, Sam Liccardo named Sept. 1 “eBay Day.” San Jose, California, 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of our company’s 20th anniversary, “eBay Day” was officially announced at a City Council Chambers meeting in San Jose this week. Mayor Sam Liccardo presented eBay SVP and Chief Strategy Officer […]

New StuffAlert Website and Improved eBay Alert Service Launched by SonicZero Limited

SonicZero London, England 31st May 2012 is pleased to announce the successful launch of its new upgraded website and improved email eBay alert service that helps increase the probability of buyers finding exactly what is being searched for on eBay. eBay buyers have been using StuffAlert to locate hard to find items on eBay since […]