NEW YORK – An eBay executive at Forrester’s Marketing 2016 Forum claimed that the online marketplace continues to optimize its mobile offerings from both transactional and research-oriented standpoints in the hopes of giving more control to its buyers and sellers.
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Peer-to-peer digital retailer eBay is simplifying what is usually a complicated process for its sellers by expanding its partnership with mobile application Shyp, providing users with streamlined shipping.
Mobile Minutes: Snapchat MLB partnership; Star Wars retold in plush; Line plans IPO; EBay banks on bar codesMarch 7, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat MLB partnership brings Snapchat Day, SnapBat to stadiums for live game coverage; Watch: Star Wars: A New Hope retold using Disney’s plush toys; Messaging app Line plans up to $3 billion dual IPO in New York and Tokyo: IFR; EBay banks on bar codes for a comeback.
EBay’s Close5 classifieds mobile application continues to gain traction, with nearly 3 million downloads in the United States as of the end of the third quarter, a ten-times increase from the previous quarter.
International auction house Sotheby’s is partnering with Web-based art platform Artsy to create an online-only marketplace for contemporary art.
Mobile Minutes: Periscope and fashion; Smartwatches’ hype; Real-time mobile payments; Uber for anythingSeptember 10, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Periscope is set to make fashion weeks more candid than ever this season; Fitbit exec says smartwatches still ‘more hype than reality’; Officials push for ‘real-time’ mobile payment tech; Uber for anything? Yawn. Meet Uber for Uber for anything.
EBay has released a redesign of its mobile application, optimizing the experience to make it easier for buyers to purchase and vendors to sell, coinciding with its recent attempts to ensure a comeback.
Peer-to-peer digital retailer eBay has recently acquired second-hand clothing application Twice to grow its eBay Valet service and mobile presence, gaining access to a new generation of sellers in an attempt to climb back up the retail ladder.
With eBay’s spinoff of PayPal expected to be completed today and a buyer found for its enterprise division, the company can turn its focus to trying to regain the role it once held as an mcommerce leader.
PayPal’s $890 million acquisition of digital money transfer company Xoom reflects the company’s ongoing efforts to retain and build on its status as a mobile payments leader as competition in the space continues to grow.