Mobile commerce from eBay plays important role in London weekend event

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The massive online marketplace created a social mcommerce experience at Covent Garden. Over the weekend, eBay played an important role in the mobile commerce and social experience available at a Covent Garden event in London, which was designed to help to reveal what the top Christmas gift items would be this year in the United Kingdom. The online auctions site drove the event with its experience as a leading retailer for more than 15 years. The site analyzed its own data, which has been collected from actual consumers who have…

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Mobile commerce report from eBay shows massive successes

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The findings indicate that the channel is booming and that retail purchases are skyrocketing. According to mobile commerce research collected and published by eBay and PayPal, smartphones have generated approximately $5.6 billion in retail sales in Australia throughout 2012, so far. This statistic illustrates a massive jump in the use of these devices for purchasing and shopping. In 2010, at the same time, the retail sales over mobile commerce had reached only $155 million. This provides a very clear picture regarding the speed of the penetration of smartphone technology in…

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Mcommerce holiday shopping has already started at eBay

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The online auction site has boosted its deals and options for shoppers who are on the go. Christmas and holiday shopping is coming early to eBay as it has already opened up a number of its additional mcommerce features in order to appeal to consumers who are looking to get a head start on their gift buying. However, the complete line of additional options and deals won’t be launched until Thanksgiving. A recent survey has revealed that the average American family will complete their Thanksgiving dinner at 5:23pm (Eastern Time).…

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Mcommerce to show notable growth in both eBay and PayPal

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Third quarter earnings in both giants have increased significantly over Q2. Though the first and second quarters showed notable mcommerce achievements for eBay, this did not hold the company back from experiencing yet another important period of growth during the third. The revenue growth seen by eBay in the first half of the fiscal year ended with a 23 percent Q2 rise. This growth is being credited primarily to PayPal, which increased its active member base by approximately one million per month in the second quarter. The Total Payment Volume…

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Mcommerce app from eBay breaks the 100 million download mark

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The company has now had to alter its global transaction projections for this year. Now that the mcommerce application from eBay has been downloaded over 100 million times, and there have been over 100 million listings through smartphones and tablets, eBay has found itself needing to change its 2012 projections for global transactions over mobile devices to $10 billion. The achievement of this tremendous milestone was an important one for eBay. The numbers included all of the downloads from its app suite, which includes the central online auction application, the…

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