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