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Alibaba and EBay to bury the hatchet?

Alibaba and EBay to bury the hatchet?

Alibaba Group, China’s leading e-commerce business, has announced that EBay CEO John Donahoe will be a keynote speaker at its annual Netrepreneur Summit in Hangzhou in September. This looks like signs of a major reconciliation between the two corporations. Time was when EBay banned Alibaba from taking part in its community conferences due to the bitter rivalry between the two groups i


Craigslist revenue, profits soar

Craigslist revenue, profits soar

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FLA. --- Craigslist, the global classified advertising site, will generate an estimated $122 million in revenue and profits of $88 million to $99 million in 2010, Classified Intelligence Report disclosed today. In its latest detailed report about the worldwide "free classified" site that has changed the landscape of classified advertising, Classified Intelligence Report from th


EBay buyer protection, customer call center now in US

EBay buyer protection, customer call center now in US

A lot of the talk on the EBay Q1 2010 earnings call centered around improving the customer experience in its two core products - EBay marketplace and PayPal.

Much was made of the new Buyer Protection package, which offers EBay buyers a complaint call center. If they have an issue with a seller and haven't resolved it with the seller they can call EBay. The marketplace call center staff w


Taking EBay local, classified publishers be warned

Taking EBay local, classified publishers be warned

It's about as simple as it gets, but the new Flippity site might just pose a real threat to local publishers of classified verticals whose competitive advantage over EBay is the lower cost of buying from your neighbor. It's one of those "why didn't I think of that?" innovations. To search EBay for local merchants, and save yourself some big



EBay, Google on the program at ICMA in Berlin

Tim Hilpert, GM of EBay Kleinanzeigen in Germany, and Walter Palma, strategic partner manager for Google Germany, will be among the presenters at the International Classified Media Association general meeting in Berlin May 5-8.

Hippert will lead a session on creative strategies. Palma and Christoph Adler, director of media & marketing for Camao, Germany, will run a workshop on h



EBay v. Craigslist, Craigslist v. EBay, saga drags on

In mid-January, a good month after the December 17 end date of the EBay v. Craigslist Delaware Chancery Court proceedings, we learned that post-trial briefings had been ordered and scheduled. We conjectured at that time that trial judge William Chandler was hinting more broadly than he'd p



Holiday shoppers going mobile

EBay said today that its holiday sales from mobile devices tripled this year compared to 2008.

The e-commerce site said nearly 6 million people have the EBay app on their iPhones, and shoppers were making nearly 750,000 unique visits a day to EBay with mobile applications. About 1.5 million items were bought using mobile phones worldw


Craig vs. EBay: Some valuable lessons

Craig vs. EBay: Some valuable lessons

            There's been a lot of smoke blown about the lawsuits between Craigslist and EBay, including coverage that's said Craigslist "should have chosen another partner" (as if it had a choice in the matter) and Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster "wouldn't have done business" with EBay if he had known what would happen. Yeh, right.

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Newmark takes the stand; EBay rests its case

As we write this, Craig Newmark is on the stand at the Georgetown, Delaware Chancery Courthouse, to answer the many allegations of plaintiff EBay. ..



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