eBay Research

eBay

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.

1,968,886,008

Product listings

All sellers worldwide have listed 1,968,886,008 products for sale. On average a seller has 228 products listed.

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories

Most sell

13% of top sellers have their main category as Clothing, Shoes & Accessories. Other popular categories are eBay Motors, Home & Garden, and Collectibles. Learn more

792,626

eBay Stores

Sellers with an eBay Store gain access to tools that enable them to develop their own brand and maximize sales.

Top 100

Top marketplace sellers

Top 100 eBay sellers worldwide. Learn more

United States

Most sellers based in

Among top sellers most are based in United States, representing 26% of all sellers. Other common locations include United Kingdom, China, and Germany. Learn more

California

Most US sellers based in

US sellers are mostly located in California, representing 15% of all sellers. Other common locations include Florida, New York, and Texas. These four biggest states make up 36% of US sellers. Learn more

18%

Sellers based in China

Big part of international sellers are those based in China. 18% of the top sellers are based in China or Hong Kong. Learn more

53,450,410

Feedback reviews

During the last month 53,450,410 seller reviews were left. Each seller on the marketplace receives seller feedback reviews from customers after a purchase. Learn more

448,156

Top Rated Sellers

Top Rated Seller status is awarded to sellers who meet certain sales and tracking requirements, as well as specific performance standards. 448,156 sellers have the eBay.com Top Rated Seller status. Learn more

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