Stories Archive

25th Anniversary

Discovering a Flair for Entrepreneurship Through eBay

A love of vintage fashion led Julie Yoo to eBay as a university student 20 years ago – and ultimately helped establish her direction as an entrepreneur in Toronto.

By: eBay News Team
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Consumers

eBay Announces “Watch From Home Week,” Gives Enthusiasts an Inside Look at the World’s Finest Timepieces

The week-long event invites watch aficionados to discover the rich history and fine details of watches from top brands including Rolex, Omega and more.

By: eBay News Team
Engineering

Celebrating 20 Years: eBay’s New APIs Enable Developers to Create Modern Buying and Selling Experiences

eBay launches APIs for Managed Payments, Seller Initiated Offers, Charity and more for developers to help their businesses thrive.

By: Tanya Vlahovic
Tech Blog
Engineering

How We Used Our Buy APIs, Catch Platform to Build a New Portal for the NHS

In partnership with the U.K. National Health Services, we leveraged our Buy APIs and Catch platform to build a new portal to deliver personal protective equipment to frontline health care workers.

By: Tanya Vlahovic
Tech Blog
Consumers

eBay Releases First-Ever “Uncommon” Report, Featuring 12 Influential Baseball Players Who Drive Unprecedented Sales of Trading Cards

Bo Jackson, Yogi Berra, Josh Hamilton and more score big in eBay’s definitive guide for baseball fans and trading card enthusiasts.

By: eBay News Team
eBay Motors

eBay Motors Mobile App Launches Escrow and New Chat Features

When using eBay Motors, buyers can now enjoy escrow services to enable a safe, secure transaction via new partnership with Escrow.com, and connect with fellow car enthusiasts to discuss live listings and more.

By: eBay News Team
Product

eBay Launches Secure Local Pickup To Simplify The Shipping Experience

The enhanced feature enables buyers to purchase items online and pick up directly from sellers in their vicinity.

By: Shuja Rahman
Tech Blog
25th Anniversary

Creating a New Career and Lifestyle in Her eBay Store

How eBay seller Victoria Eagle started a successful wedding invitation shop as a way to achieve a better work-life balance and spur her creative talents.

By: eBay News Team
Holiday

From Big Savings to Big Summer Fun, eBay Unveils Fourth of July Deals

Score summer’s must-have items across tech, fashion, home, patio and more this holiday weekend.

By: eBay News Team
Selling

Earn Extra Cash: First-Time eBay Sellers Pay Zero Selling Fees Until June 30

Now is a great time to sell everything from outdoor gear to bakeware and more. Plus, sell the first five items for free.

By: eBay News Team
Managed Payments

eBay Payments: Where We’re Headed this Summer and Beyond

What we’re doing stretches beyond payments; it’s about how eBay is optimizing its marketplace for both buyers and sellers.

By: Alyssa Cutright, VP, Global Payments, Billing & Risk
Life at eBay

Keeping A Sense of Community in Our Virtual Intern Program

eBay’s Director of University Recruiting and Programs outlines how she hopes online opportunities will continue to provide students with a multitude of advantages.

By: Cindy Loggins, Director, University Recruiting and Programs
25th Anniversary

Bringing it Full Circle: 20+ Years of Connections Through Selling on eBay

How eBay seller Cami Nyquist grew her business from her kitchen table to establishing a nonprofit to help pay it forward.

By: eBay News Team
Product

eBay Makes Search More Efficient Through Personalization

eBay introduces Best Match to personalize buyers’ search feeds.

By: Shreya Raval
Tech Blog
Business

eBay Announces Early Results of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 2.875% Notes due 2021

Company update.

Press Release
Exclusives

eBay and Sole Supremacy Launch ‘Vault Sale’ Featuring Ultra-Rare Sneaker Auctions

20 pairs of highly coveted sneakers are available for bidding during 10-day auction event.

By: eBay News Team
All in the Family

How a Father and His Teenage Daughter Bonded Over a Motorcycle Retrofit

Over the course of a month, Gwen and John Jessup completely revamped a 1982 Harley-Davidson together — and received a coveted award in recognition of their efforts.

By: Amara Holstein, eBay News Team
eBay

eBay Inc. Issues Statement Regarding Indictments of Previously Terminated Employees

Read a Company statement.

Press Release
Business

eBay Inc. Prices $750 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Company update.

Press Release
Selling

Seller Spotlight: Silvio Cohen and Willoughby’s Cameras

eBay is the only part of the business driving real income during this otherwise uncertain time.

By: Seller Marketing
Business

eBay Announces Offer and Consent Solicitation for Any and All of its 2.875% Notes due 2021

The Company has commenced a cash tender offer.

Press Release