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eBay Shipping Supplies is a unique seller. It's not really a separate seller - this is eBay selling eBay branded packaging for sellers. Recently eBay is trying to compete with Amazon by increasing their brand awareness, and one of the ways is by offering sellers credits to buy packaging supplies. Since almost all Amazon sales come in a box with Prime marketing, eBay wants a similar effect.

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In the previous fastest growing eBay sellers reports we showcased that top spots were always taken by international sellers. This is not the case this time - Top 3 are all based in the United States. Fastest growing seller is The Stamp Professor by stampprof. Based in Naples, Florida they offer a selection of postal stamps from 1941 all the way to current times. A good example of focusing on a niche and offering a unique selection.

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Today eBay Inc. reported 2016 first quarter results. eBay Inc. reported $20.5 billion in gross merchandise volume, up by 5%. $19.6 billion was generated by marketplaces like eBay USA, eBay UK, etc. Marketplaces revenue was up by 3% from 2015 Q1.

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Fastest Growing eBay.com Sellers March 2016 Report

Just like in the Ebay.com February 2016 report the fastest growing sellers in March were not based in the US, and are largely selling out of China. The top seller this month is COSPLAY WIG 999 by style-trends-365, selling wigs, as the name suggests. Overall we are seeing a lot of niche sellers growing like rybaanat out of Russia selling vintage postal stamps, which are able to offer unique products despite not being based in the US. Shipping and logistics have became so good that even retailers thousands of miles away are competitive with local businesses.

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Fastest Growing eBay.com Sellers February 2016 Report

We only just launched Ebay analysis, but we are ready to start analyzing the growth of all sellers in the marketplace. What surprised us is how many of the top sellers are not based in the USA. China and India both look very strong in the list, offering great selection and prices to buyers thousands of miles away. Ebay is still a new marketplace for us, so we are just learning about the intricate details of it - expect much more in the future as we unravel more details.

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Amazon vs eBay 2015 Q4 financial reports compared

Both Amazon and eBay recently announced their 2015 Q4 results. Since the fourth quarter has most of the key shopping events - Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas shopping - everyone was excited to see how well those companies did. We have recently started monitoring eBay sellers so we looked at which one came out ahead.

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Top eBay.com and eBay.co.uk sellers are now on Marketplace Pulse

In an announcement by Amazon earlier this month, it was revealed that Fulfillment by Amazon shipped more than 1 billion products for sellers worldwide. Furthermore, sellers using the FBA service grew more than 50 percent year-over-year. Amazon did not disclose the growth rate of other sellers, but we can only assume that overall FBA sellers do better than merchant fulfilled ones. Having access to Prime customers is a big push.

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