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.

1,686,617,842 product listings

All sellers worldwide have listed 1,686,617,842 products for sale. On average a seller has 459 products listed.

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories is the top category

13% 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.

744,116 eBay Stores

All sellers have 744,116 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.

57,298,749 feedback reviews in a month

57,298,749 feedback reviews received among all sellers in a month. During the last 12 months on average 62,696,832 feedback reviews were received monthly, thus the current number is below the average, indicating that this is the slower period of the year.

294,863 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. 325,589 sellers have the global Top Rated Seller status, 294,863 have it on eBay.com, 89,079 have it on eBay.co.uk, and 59,625 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 28% 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 31% of US sellers. Top eBay States has the full list of states.

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 updated on . All metrics mentioned are calculated by our technology platform allowing us to collect data and analyze e-commerce marketplaces.


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