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By Michal Sibilla eBay
eBay – company overview <ul><li>Founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar </li></ul><ul><li>Auction style website:  </li></ul><ul>...
eBay Today <ul><li>eBay is The World's Online Marketplace® with a global customer base of 220 million. Founded in 1995, eB...
eBay Inc. <ul><li>Main businesses:  </li></ul><ul><li>eBay Marketplace  – auctions  online </li></ul><ul><li>PayPal  – pay...
eBay – auctions online <ul><li>Key futures:  </li></ul><ul><li>Live auctions </li></ul><ul><li>Buy it now  </li></ul><ul><...
eBay – key numbers 8.6 16.0 72.7 187.2 369.2 Number of listings in shops 629.7 955.0 1 ,339.9 1689.6 1996.1 Number of list...
eBay – profit and revenue (In Thousands) 1,000,224 1,749,038 2,656,894 3,734,297 4,712,949 Gross profit 1,214,100 2,165,09...
eBay - competitors And others …
eBay -  Unusual sale items  <ul><li>Water that was said to have been left in a cup Elvis Presley once drank from was sold ...
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eBay (2005)

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Very short presentation on eBay. Please keep in mind it was performed in 2004-2005 some data might be irrelevant.

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eBay (2005)

  1. 1. By Michal Sibilla eBay
  2. 2. eBay – company overview <ul><li>Founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar </li></ul><ul><li>Auction style website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C to C (consumer to consumer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Today: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B to C (eBay shops: business to customer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B to B (wholesalers: business to business) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. eBay Today <ul><li>eBay is The World's Online Marketplace® with a global customer base of 220 million. Founded in 1995, eBay has created a powerful marketplace for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and small businesses. eBay now has a global presence in 33 markets, including the United States </li></ul>
  4. 4. eBay Inc. <ul><li>Main businesses: </li></ul><ul><li>eBay Marketplace – auctions online </li></ul><ul><li>PayPal – payments online </li></ul><ul><li>Skype – communicating software </li></ul><ul><li>Other: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rent.com - appartment-listing website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping.com - comparaisig shopping website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local classified websites: Kijiji.com, Gumtree.com, LoQUo.com, Intoko.com, Netherlands-based Marktplaats.nl, mobile.de </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. eBay – auctions online <ul><li>Key futures: </li></ul><ul><li>Live auctions </li></ul><ul><li>Buy it now </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>eBay stores </li></ul><ul><li>eBay Express (fixed price + shopping cart) </li></ul>
  6. 6. eBay – key numbers 8.6 16.0 72.7 187.2 369.2 Number of listings in shops 629.7 955.0 1 ,339.9 1689.6 1996.1 Number of listings n/a n/a 254000 383000 593000 eBay stores 27.7 41.2 56.1 71.8 81.8 Active users 61.7 94.9 135.6 180.6 221.6 Registered users 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Year eBay - key figures
  7. 7. eBay – profit and revenue (In Thousands) 1,000,224 1,749,038 2,656,894 3,734,297 4,712,949 Gross profit 1,214,100 2,165,096 3,271,309 4,552,401 5,969,741 Net revenue 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Year
  8. 8. eBay - competitors And others …
  9. 9. eBay - Unusual sale items <ul><li>Water that was said to have been left in a cup Elvis Presley once drank from was sold for $455 </li></ul><ul><li>A Coventry University student got £1.20 for a single cornflake </li></ul><ul><li>A man from Brisbane, Australia attempted to sell New Zealand at a starting price of $.01AUD. The price had risen to $3,000 before eBay closed the auction. </li></ul><ul><li>In February 2007, after Britney Spears shaved all of her hair off in a Los Angeles salon, it was listed on EBay for $1million USD before it was taken down </li></ul><ul><li>In June 2005, the wife of Tim Shaw, a British radio DJ on Kerrang! 105.2, sold Tim's Lotus Esprit sports car with a Buy It Now price of 50 pence after she heard him flirting with model Jodie Marsh on air. </li></ul>

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