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eBay Inc. Names Jamie Iannone Chief Executive Officer

Highly Accomplished Leader with Proven Track Record of Driving Superior Performance and User Experiences at Consumer-Facing Technology Companies eBay Inc. announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Jamie Iannone as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 27, 2020.  He has also been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Most recently Mr. Iannone was Chief Operating Officer of Walmart eCommerce. Mr. Iannone has over 20 years of experience leading digital pure-play and omnichannel…

eBay Launches “Up & Running” To Immediately Bring Small Businesses Online

With a new accelerator program that waives selling fees, eBay pledges up to $100 million in support of small business over the next three months As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers are closing their physical doors, and economic data1 shows that half have only enough cash to survive for 27 days without new money coming in. In light of this situation, people everywhere are searching for ways to support the businesses in their community and beyond. Today, eBay is launching "Up & Running," …

eBay Will Begin Managing Payments in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom Will Be the Third Market to Introduce eBay's Managed Payments Experience, Continuing the Program's Global Expansion As part of modernizing its marketplace and creating a more streamlined experience for customers, eBay is expanding its management of payments to the United Kingdom. As part of the rollout this summer, the company will offer buyers flexibility and choice in payment methods, and give sellers an easier way to manage their businesses. The U.K. is the third market to offer eBay's new…

eBay Issues Statement on Strategic Review Process for eBay Classifieds Group

eBay Inc., a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, issued the following statement regarding the previously announced strategic review of eBay's Classifieds Group ("Classifieds"). eBay has been exploring potential value-creating alternatives for Classifieds and continues to be in active discussions with multiple parties regarding a potential transaction. As previously noted, eBay expects to provide an update regarding this process by the middle of the year. eBay remains…

eBay Completes Sale of StubHub

eBay Inc., a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, announced that it has completed the sale of StubHub to viagogo for $4.05 billion in cash. "The completed sale of StubHub to viagogo is a great outcome both in terms of the $4.05 billion sale price and the potential StubHub has with its new owner," said Scott Schenkel, interim CEO of eBay Inc. "The StubHub transaction reinforces our commitment to creating shareholder value and is consistent with…

eBay Study Finds That Selling Through Online Marketplaces Enables Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Newly Launched 'Global Marketplace Index' Measures Small Business Economic Opportunity eBay Inc., a global commerce leader, announced the launch of its Global Marketplace Index (GMI) measuring the impact of online marketplaces like eBay in creating economic opportunities that empower small business owners and entrepreneurs. Marketing Technology News: Intuiface Unveils BrightSign Support The platform-agnostic study revealed that, for small business owners around the world, selling through online marketplaces has…

eBay Comments on Letter from Starboard Value

 eBay Inc., a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, issued the following statement regarding the letter to eBay released by Starboard Value LP ("Starboard") this morning: The eBay Board of Directors includes a director jointly nominated and agreed upon with Starboard, a representative of one of our largest shareholders, Elliott Management, and other strong, experienced and independent directors. The Board and eBay's management team are aligned in their commitment to taking…

eBay Eliminates Sneaker Seller Fees for the First Time and Unveils New December Drop Series

The marketplace launches zero selling fees for its North America seller community on any sneakers sold at $100 or more eBay, the online marketplace offering the widest and most unique inventory of sneakers, launches zero selling fees for the first time for North America customers on any sneakers sold at $1001 or more. Buyers win too; the marketplace announces a month of drops, celebrating the biggest designer collaborations, top brands, and rare grails of the year. Today, eBay announced the marketplace is…

Buy or Sell a Car via Mobile with the New eBay Motors App

eBay Launches Enhanced Vehicles App Powered by Cutting Edge Technology, Including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning eBay Motors, one of the world’s largest marketplaces for all things automotive, is launching an all-new, automotive-focused app for Apple iPhone and Android. Powered by advanced technology, the app is a powerful tool for buying and selling vehicles directly from consumers’ mobile devices in an entirely new way. Starting now, customers in the U.S. can use the app to easily list, search and shop for…

eBay Releases Top Retro and Right Now Toys Trends for the Holidays; Will Unveil Digital Toy Book

From L.O.L Surprise Dolls to LEGO Star Wars and nostalgic Pokémon cards, eBay's Toytopia offers a unique selection for kids of all ages Make your lists and check them twice!, eBay, the world's most dynamic marketplace, reveals their second annual definitive list of the top toys and trends for the 2019 holiday season. New to this year's lineup are the most in-demand nostalgic and retro toys in addition to the season's hottest new picks, all based on the marketplace's team of experts and global and US toy data.…

Verizon Media Doubles down on Commerce and Launches Holiday Campaign with ebay

 E-commerce giant eBay and Verizon Media announced "The Guy's Guide to Nailing the Holidays" - a new campaign aimed to help men tackle the holiday season with ease and confidence. eBay will also be the first advertising partner to sponsor Verizon Media's new Shoppable video format, integrating the online marketplace's wide selection of one-of-a-kind items and trending products from top brands into shoppable carousels beneath gift guide videos. This initiative is part of Verizon Media's commitment to commerce through…

eBay Unveils ‘Holiday Jargon Jar,’ Turns Retailers’ Overused Holiday Chatter into Charity

All Proceeds Will Benefit Score Through Giving Tuesday to Help Small Businesses Thrive eBay committed to some much needed holiday chill to give shoppers a break from the stress-inducing creep that starts as soon as a hint of fall is in the air. To strengthen our stand against the holiday creep and madness - which becomes more over the top every year - eBay is introducing the "Holiday Jargon Jar," which turns incessant chatter into meaningful charity. Last year, there were tens of thousands of…

eBay Inc. Announces Leadership Transition

Scott Schenkel Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer eBay Inc. announced that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Scott Schenkel, most recently eBay's Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, as interim Chief Executive Officer. This appointment follows Devin Wenig stepping down as President and CEO, and a director of the Company. The eBay Board will undertake a search to identify the Company's next CEO, and will consider internal and external candidates. Thomas Tierney, Chairman of the eBay Inc.…

Amazon Dominates E-Commerce Share, Ebay and Walmart Less of a Focus, Feedvisor Study Finds

70 Percent of Sellers Saw Amazon Revenue Growth in 2018 Feedvisor, the “AI-first” optimization and intelligence platform for large sellers and brands on Amazon, unveiled its State of the Amazon Marketplace 2019 report. The analysis exemplifies Amazon’s unmatched influence over e-commerce seller success, as well as the elevated roles that private labels and advertising will continue to play. To understand the evolving state of Amazon’s dynamic marketplace, Feedvisor conducted an in-depth analysis on sellers’ goals, plans…

Albert Names Mark Kirschner, Former CMO of eBay Enterprise, The Trade Desk and Rakuten, Its New Chief Marketing Officer

E-commerce, MarTech and AdTech Veteran Joins the Artificial Intelligence Company to Scale Growth; Drive Enterprise and Agency Adoption Albert Technologies, the world’s first and only fully autonomous AI-as-a-service platform for marketers, announced Mark Kirschner its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Kirschner joins Albert after serving as CMO of eBay Enterprise and The Trade Desk, and Vice CMO of Global Marketing at Rakuten, an $18 Billion global ecommerce marketplace based in Tokyo. As CMO, Kirschner will focus on…

Top Execs from CNN, Casper, Refinery29, Columbia Records, and eBay Join Digital Future Council

Industry Think Tank Connecting Innovators Across Advertising, Marketing, and Emerging Technology Sectors The Digital Future Council, a first-of-its-kind think tank formed with the mission of bridging the gap between the creative and technology industries, has announced a distinguished selection of founding members ahead of its official launch during Cannes Lions Festival in June. Key executives on board include Kate Ward, Senior Vice President & Head of International at Refinery29; Jess Christie, Chief Brand…

eBay Hires Jan Pedersen as Chief Scientist, Artificial Intelligence

Pedersen Will Lead The Company's AI Strategy, Including Computer Vision, Natural Language Understanding And  Machine Learning eBay Inc, a global commerce leader, has hired Jan Pedersen as vice president and chief scientist, Artificial Intelligence (AI). Pedersen will lead the company's AI strategy, including computer vision, natural language understanding and machine learning, to deliver new customer experiences across the eBay platform. "Jan is a true pioneer in the industry, with over thirty years developing search,…

New Research Shows 88% Of Online Brand Mentions Are Visual And Brands May Be Blind To Them

Brands could access >1000% more brand monitoring intelligence by choosing a platform or agency that supports visual brand monitoring  VISUA provides its Visual-AI technology to renowned companies including Brandwatch, eBay, NAGRA Kudelski, MVP, and TVEyes New research from Visual-AI company, VISUA has revealed that brands who choose a platform or agency that only monitor text-based mentions of their brand name are missing 88% of valuable brand insights. For the study, VISUA analysed 1 million global tweets only…

Realtor.com Appoints Mickey Neuberger as Chief Marketing Officer

Realtor.com announced it has named Mickey Neuberger as its chief marketing officer. In his role, Mickey will drive realtor.com 's marketing strategy in its mission to make buying, selling and living in homes easier and more rewarding for everyone and report to CEO David Doctorow. Mickey brings 25 years of experience to realtor.com®, having held various senior marketing and product leadership roles at organizations such as 24 Hour Fitness, Loyalty Lab, Travelocity, and most recently eBay, as Vice President Global…

Internet Advertising Market to Witness Increased Online Spending & Budgeting for Video Advertisement Production: Radiant Insights

The global internet advertising market size is expected to retain a high CAGR throughout the forecast period. Increase in online spending and budgeting for ad video production have resulted in a high market growth. Digital disruption is causing e-commerce companies to become more specialized in their domain as new market entrants are making moves to enhance their ad revenues by undertaking a strategic approach to leverage their market position. Widened scope of E-commerce and digital platforms with customized ad features…