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
EBay, new owner of mobile comparison-shopping bar code app RedLaser, is the top mobile retailer in the U.S., according to ABI Research. Marc Beccue, ABI mobile-commerce specialist, told us that EBay and Amazon make up about 70 percent of all mobile commerce
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
As we write this, Craig Newmark is on the stand at the Georgetown, Delaware Chancery Courthouse, to answer the many allegations of plaintiff EBay.