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  • Ebay Case Study

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    History EBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995. The purpose of Auction Web, now name eBay, was to sale online goods for individual buyers and sellers. Mr. Omidyar also wanted for people to be able to interact about the products just like you would in a regular store. After spending the weekend writing codes on his personal computer, Mr. Omidyar launches the website, the site was “dedicated to bringing together buyers and sellers in an honest and open marketplace”(EBay Inc, 2013) . By July 1996

  • Ebay Case Study

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    EBay in India After being successful in china and learning its lesson while also improving their strategy they went ahead into the Indian market to look for expansion in the second most populated country in the world. EBay agreed to acquire Baazee.com for $50 million. Baazee was founded by two Indian-born Harvard graduates Avnish Bajaj and Suvir Sujan. During their college years in the U.S, eBay was taking off successfully in the U.S and so was the dot com craze. Baazee is very similar to eBay,

  • Ebay Case Study

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    will attempt to critically analyse and assess the internal and external factors which effected the strategic decisions made by eBay. These strategic decisions consisted of the acquisitions with Skype and PayPal coupled together with an analysis on why eBay failed may have failed in expanding their online presence in eastern parts on the globe such as China. 2.0 BACKGROUND EBay is an American internet based co-operation with its main headquarters in California. It was first set up in 1995 and has become

  • The Importance Of Selling On Ebay

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    EBay is a website marketer favored worldwide. A seller who wants to trade has to list the item on eBay mostly anything from cars, books, spare parts to antiques. The seller chooses whether to agree to a bid for the item on the list or offers the items at a fixed price. In an auction, the seller opens a specified price that remains on the site for a couple of days when buyers bid on the item and when the listing ends the buyer with the higher bids wins. The first buyer willing to pay the seller's

  • Ebay Case Study

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    2. How ‘eBay’ has differentiated from its major competitors? There is a need for companies to review and realign their marketing strategy. This is done on an ongoing basis to ensure they remain competitive in the market they compete in. According to Sterling (2003:27) product life cycles have reduced, technology undergoes major step changes and with rapid frequency, markets are subjected to swift sporadic change. Furthermore, Damanpour (2010:1007) extends Sterling’s view by adding that, deregulation

  • Using eBay for Microfinance

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    now most everyone has heard of or used eBay. In its short 15-year history, eBay has become one of the most widely used mediums for online buyers and sellers to trade in a peer to peer format, a format that has been wildly successful. From individuals selling junk they found in their attic to start-up storefronts within eBay, one’s buying options are endless and are diversified into hundreds of categories and sub-categories. As most who have ever used eBay to buy or sell anything know, there is

  • Ebay Business Analysis

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    Internet Strategy Paper eBay, Inc. EBAY INC. eBay, the online auction web site, was founded in San Jose, California on September 3, 1995, by computer programmer Pierre Omidyar as AuctionWeb. The very first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer for $14.83. Chris Agarpao was hired as eBay's first employee and Jeff Skoll was hired as the first president of the company in 1996. In November 1996, eBay entered into its first third-party licensing deal with a company called Electronic Travel

  • Ebay Case-Latin America

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    1. Assuming that eBay makes the decision to go Latin America, prepare a roadmap for eBay's expansion in this region during the next five years. Specifically, what should be the sequence of entries in the six major Latin America countries in Exhibit 6? Use relevant facts from the case to support your decision. The six major Latin America countries are Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Chile. Although eBay was the largest online trading company by developing a web-based community

  • Ebay Pest Analysis

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    PEST ANALYSIS FOR EBAY COMPANY The PEST Analysis shows the political factors, economical factors, social factors and technological factors which can affect the business. The Political Factors are: - • The eBay has established partnerships with International Companies which has made it to undertake different political opinions of various countries. • The introduction of taxes can reduce trading among communities because it reduced profit margins. • The taxes will make the costs to rise this will affect

  • Great Ebay Debate

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    Introduction The object of this paper is to create a balanced scorecard for eBay based on the optimal approach for running an Internet-based auction business. Cases for both sides on whether eBay has met the metric goals as detailed in the balanced scorecard will be discusses along with a discussion on which argument was more compelling and the reasons why. Company Overview EBay was founded in 1995. The goal of the company is to connect customers to each other and provide a platform where users