All You Need to Know About eBay

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EBay is an open market e-commerce portal for buyers and sellers. eBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar on September 3rd 1995. It’s headquartered are located in San Jose, California, United States. EBay’s annual revenue is $17.9 Billion Dollars (2014), Total Active buyers – 155.2 million. The most popular product categories sold are electronics, cars, fashion apparel, collectibles, sporting goods, digital cameras, baby items, coupons, and everything else with an 82% customer satisfaction.


EBay was Originally Called AuctionWeb later in the middle of 1997 the name eBay emerged and it was programmed in JAVA. Pierre Omidyar for the first test first listed a broken laser pointer, which he thinking of throwing away. A collector bought it for $14.83. The most expensive item ever sold on eBay was the “405-foot Giga-Yacht boat” for $168 million in 2005.

EBay is one of the best online open markets where you can buy or sell items in categories like antiques, art, baby, books, business & industrial, camera & photo, cell phones & accessories, clothing shoes & accessories, coins & paper money, collectibles, computers/tablets & networking, consumer electronics, crafts, dolls & bears, DVD’s & Movies, eBay motors, entertainment memorabilia, gift cards & coupons, health & beauty, home & garden, jewelry & watches, music, musical instruments & gear, pet supplies, pottery and glass, real estate, specialty services, sporting goods, sports memorabilia cards & fan shop, stamps, tickets & experiences, toys & hobbies, travel, video games & consoles and everything else.

On eBay with single registered account you can buy or sell.

You can buy on eBay with full confidence, if you want to return an item you purchased it is simple you just select the item you want to return in your purchase history on “My eBay”. If the seller asks, send the item back as soon as possible and you will receive your refund. Tracking is available on a number of products/items. You can check your item’s status on “My eBay”. If you didn’t received the item you ordered just go to my eBay find that item in your purchase history and select return or item not received within 30 days of delivery. If the issue is not solved in three working days go to the Resolution Center, eBay will refund the money back as soon as possilbe. For motors eBay has Vehicle Purchase Protection (VPP) and provides protection up to $50,000 for the purchase of an eligible vehicle on for details see in the following link to Vehicle Purchase Protection (VPP).

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