Company profile

Company profile

As the world's leading ecommerce company, eBay Inc.'s global portfolio of businesses enables hundreds of millions of people to buy, sell and pay online

We are helping to accelerate the pace of commerce innovation and are driving the next generation of commerce.   We are enabling the future of commerce. We are making shopping simpler and easier for consumers – anytime, anywhere. And we are focused on being a partner – not a competitor – to retailers of all sizes. 

At eBay Inc., we intend to be that partner, enabling commerce through the power of our portfolio, including the eBay Marketplace, PayPal, GSI Commerce and a host of other technologies and platforms that help connect retailers, merchants, buyers and sellers around the world.  

In 2012 we enabled more than $175 Billion of commerce globally through eBay Marketplaces, PayPal and retail solutions provider GSI.   Thanks to technology, consumers are in the driver’s seat. Mobile commerce is the catalyst, becoming the control center of consumers’ lives and enabling multichannel commerce. Our suite of mobile applications puts our business partners’ storefronts in the pockets of millions of consumers around the world. is part of the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.  eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses, with over 112 million active users worldwide (Q4/2012).  One in three transactions on eBay are touched by mobile and our apps have been downloaded more than 120 million times.