eBay Marketplace

eBay marketplaces

eBay is an e-commerce company running customer-to-customer and business-to-customer marketplaces. eBay was founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar. The company runs eBay.com auction website. However over time eBay has transitioned towards fixed-price listings, meaning products which are sold just like on Amazon without an auction. This type of buying is now the majority of sales on eBay.

1,636,334,567 product listings

All sellers worldwide have listed 1,636,334,567 products for sale. On average a seller has 467 products listed.

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories is the top category

12% of top sellers have their main category as Clothing, Shoes & Accessories. Other popular categories are eBay Motors, Home & Garden, and Collectibles. Top eBay Categories has the full list of top categories.

758,325 eBay Stores

All sellers have 758,325 stores open. Sellers with an eBay Store gain access to tools that enable them to develop their own brand and maximize sales. That's why 91% of top sellers have an eBay Store.

61,168,505 feedback reviews in a month

61,168,505 feedback reviews received among all sellers in a month. During the last 12 months on average 63,126,974 feedback reviews were received monthly, thus the current number is below the average, indicating that this is the slower period of the year.

272,291 sellers have the eBay.com Top Rated Seller status

Top Rated Seller status is awarded to sellers who meet certain sales and tracking requirements, as well as specific performance standards. 515,656 sellers have the global Top Rated Seller status, 272,291 have it on eBay.com, 86,970 have it on eBay.co.uk, and 57,959 have it on eBay.de. Top Rated Sellers has the defitioned of the award, as well as breakdown by market.

Most sellers based in United States

Among top sellers most are based in United States, representing 30% of all sellers. Other common locations include United Kingdom, Germany, and China. Top eBay Countries has the full list of countries.

US sellers are based in California, Florida, and New York

US sellers are mostly located in California, Florida, and New York. These three biggest states make up 30% of US sellers. Top eBay States has the full list of states.

16% of sellers are based in China

16% of the top sellers are abased in China and Hong Kong.

International eBay Sites

eBay runs international sites around the world in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and United States.

This report was last updated on . All metrics mentioned are calculated by our proprietary technology allowing us to collect data and analyze e-commerce marketplaces.

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