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eBay Shows Up Big at SXSW Interactive Festival…

Earlier this week eBay headed to Austin for the city’s annual SXSW Interactive Festival. In addition to being part of the formal conference agenda, we launched season two of our podcast at the first-ever OPEN for Business Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. On Sunday, eBay was featured on two different SXSW panels. Llibert Argerich, Global Director of Social Media and Content, led a ...

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We’re on The Edge of Something New…

A brand new, reimagined and highly personalized shopping experience; a fresh approach to our iconic brand; fast and guaranteed shipping time; buying with a “shopping concierge” right within your social networks — these are the hallmarks of the changes you will now begin to see on eBay. For the past 18 months, we’ve been working on an ambitious replatforming of ...

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What a Coin Toss Taught Me About Trusting Your Instincts…

The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for, “Who do you go to when you need career advice?” is written by Laura Chambers, VP of consumer selling at eBay. Ten years ago, I was sitting in a tiny apartment in central London on ...

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Montessori Students Launch eBay Business…

A new generation of business tycoons is working hard on South Russell Street. They’re the first-, second- and third-graders at Garden City Montessori, a preschool-fifth grade private school across the street from the Missoula YMCA. Plastic animal toys grace the carpet right inside the front door. Step over those and the youngest children, weave your way through a small room ...

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Motorcycle Enthusiast Builds His Dream Bike from eBay-Sourced Par…

Ten years ago, Brian Janes decided to design and build a custom chopper from scratch. eBay became an integral part of the project for the lifelong motorcycle enthusiast. “Every major component was an individual eBay purchase,” said Janes, who lives in St. John’s, the capital of Newfoundland, Canada. “It’s fundamentally an eBay creation.” Janes started riding dirt bikes when he ...

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Google Home and eBay can tell you how much that's worth…

EBay and Google demoed a new “Shopbot” assistant for Google Home. Google/Screenshot by Richard Nieva Got something you want to sell? Google Home can help. The smart home hub can help you appraise certain items, through a partnership with eBay. The two companies on Wednesday demoed a new eBay shopping assistant called Shopbot. They showed off the service during Google’s ...

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eBay DataLabs Breaks Down Purchases Around Sunday’s Big Game…

With NFL fans gearing up for Super Bowl LI, eBay DataLabs has been analyzing troves of customer behavioral data pertaining to top-selling team and player merchandise. In time for the big game, eBay has also made it easier to find and purchase all the merchandise that you could ever want with Cross-Category Browse. Looking for shirts, baby gear and car ...

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Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Halftime Show Stats: Are Patriots or …

With the countdown to the Super Bowl now in single digits, anticipation is growing over what this year’s halftime show artist, Lady Gaga, has planned for NRG Stadium. So far, the pop star has confirmed only a high-flying roof stunt — but there’s sure to be other moments that pack a punch. With the help of StubHub, PEOPLE has some ...

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eBay Motors Extends Automotive Dealer Reach Through Its Dealer Re…

Today, eBay Motors, one of the largest online automotive marketplaces that couples both vehicles & parts and accessories, announced it has added new partners to its Dealer Referrer Network. With these new partners, eBay will be further extending its powerful selling platform to the dealer community in the United States. For buyers, these new partners will help ensure an unparalleled ...

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