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Selfie Sales Soar
Fri, 11.04.2014

With celebs all over the world, including Ellen DeGeneres and that photo, filling our newsfeeds with a variety of selfies or even belfies in the case of Kim Kardashian, sales of essential selfie equipment have soared on eBay over the past month. 

Online giving increases with a charitable end to 2013
Tue, 08.04.2014

eBay Inc. has seen year-on-year growth in online charitable fundraising

 

Contrary to some recent reports which suggest charitable donations are declining, eBay Inc. in the UK, including eBay and PayPal, has seen online giving grow by 8 per cent in November of 2013 alone. During that period, eBay Inc. customers raised more than £14 million compared to £13 million in November 2012. 

Inspired by celeb pregnancies the LBD4B (The long black dress ‘4’ bump) tops the maternity fashion charts on eBay
Tue, 08.04.2014

New statistics released from eBay identify that the classic ‘LBD’ takes on a new meaning this month as the ‘Little Black Dress’ is replaced by the ‘Long Black Dress for Bump’ (LBD4B) as the nation’s number one maternity style for mums-to-be. 

eBay Launches New Suite of Features to Deliver Shoppable Inspiration
Thu, 06.03.2014

eBay Launches New Suite of Features to Deliver Shoppable Inspiration: Collections, Follow & eBay Today

Jet-setting tots set the trends as celebrity babies inspire sales on eBay.co.uk
Fri, 21.02.2014

With celebrity tot, Harper Beckham, gracing the front row of New York Fashion Week and Blue Ivy and North West frequently pictured with their superstar parents around the world, these mini fashionistas are the latest style icons to hit the fashion scene, inspiring sales of baby and toddler items on eBay.co.uk. 

Study finds online shopping complements high street fashion stores
Tue, 18.02.2014
  • As much as 95% of non-store sales additional to store sales in sectors studied
  • Online marketplaces shown to have positive effect on store sales for leading retailers
  • eBay Inc omnichannel technologies support online and in-store sales
British babies pack 806 miles of travel into their first 6 months
Fri, 14.02.2014

New research, carried out by eBay.co.uk to celebrate the extension of its Baby & Toddler category found that, despite never leaving the country, the average baby travels at least 806 miles, the equivalent of travelling from London to the south of France, in their first 6 months.  From a travel point of view, mini adventures are replacing longer trips as parents decide not to stray too far from home, for too long

The Rise of the SDA… Social Displays of Affection show that Valentine’s Day is all about the receiving and not the giving
Tue, 04.02.2014
  • Have you ever waited until 6pm when most people are online post-work to post a picture of your new gift?
  • Are you guilty of putting a filter on your present to make it look even more beautiful?
  • Have you ever tagged a friend in a picture of your gift because you know they’ll be jealous?
  • Well you’re not alone as 1 in 5 of us admit to being ‘SDA’ offenders, bragging about gifts online!
American Hustle sees seventies style sweep the nation
Tue, 04.02.2014

As award season excitement continues to build and with box office hit, American Hustle, expected to clean-up at both the Oscars and BAFTA’s, eBay.co.uk has spotted that sales of 70’s inspired pieces have soared across fashion and home ware. 

As Sherlock fever grips the country, eBay.co.uk identify The Hound of the Baskervilles as the most popular Sherlock novel of all time
Tue, 04.02.2014
  • Sales of Sherlock memorabilia have more than doubled over the last month
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles is identified as the most popular Sherlock Holmes novel with sales of the book rising by 62% on eBay 

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