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  • Business Analysis: Ebay

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    formal vision and mission statement for eBay. Based on the case, eBay have some statement on their annual report and the company came out with the following statement: Statement that was published in the company annual report could be extract that the company was fully intended to be the world’s leading in online marketplace and they are focusing to invest on their core Marketplace and their adjacent business. Since there is no clear vision statement for eBay, a proposed vision statement would be

  • Ebay Case Study

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    EBay is an on the internet public auction company that was established in 1995. It provides a safe home where consumers from all over the globe can come together to engage in business. There are two primary issues faced by eBay that it is trying to address. The first and most obvious of which are competitors. Just like practically every industry, there are other players that want a piece of that industry. The second issue has to do with the perception of risk in buying from sales. Because, for

  • Ebay: Facing The Global Challenge

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    paper ... ... eBay because of the inventory obligations that must be passed on to the customer. As a result, eBay transfers almost all of the value to its customers whereas online retailers have the liability of carrying products on their books that in turn is transferred to their customers. Finally, eBay will be able to compete successfully against new, more diverse competitors such as paid search engines if it forms strategic alliances that will bring value to both firms. EBay can offer marketing

  • Ebay Case Study On Growth

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    (Appendices not included) eBay should continue to focus on growth and continue to fight off competition from rival companys. eBay has dominated the U.S. online auction market ever since its creation in 1996. The current market conditions are changing and eBay must position itself for continued growth. eBay has met most of its key success factors shown in Appendix 1, but must continue to focus on them to sustain its current growth. eBay's two fundamental challenges include, continued growth

  • Ebay: Facing The Global Challenge

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    eBay To: Board of Directors From: Management Team Subject: ebay: Facing the Challenge of Global Growth Date: 29 October 2008 Executive Summary: Introduction: The goal is for E-bay to move into more international markets; such as Russia, Denmark, Vietnam, and Turkey. In addition, to focus on fixed-price options and advance opportunities with more sellers and specialty items. Discussed will be the strategic impact on the above identified issues, and the best direction that E-bay should move

  • Ebay Inc. Case Analysis

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    Consequently a company must plan strategies that address any changes in the market. ebay Inc. is the world’s largest and most popular person-to-person trading community on the internet (Bradley, 2001, p. 1). From its inception eBay was unchallenged however with amazon.com’s (Amazon) entrance into the online person-to-person auction arena and other competition from Yahoo! Auctions, Auction Universe, and OnSale, eBay was faced with the issue of how to separate themselves from competitors and maintain

  • How to Buy and Sell on eBay

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    Selling Experiment in eBay Essentially, a trading is an activity when two parties do some exchanges of goods or services on value that had been agreed by both sides. In the past, barter was the famous method to do trading. Over the times, money and currency were discovered, and then barter is not popular anymore. Nowadays, while the Internet technology has advanced rapidly and reliable, electronic trading has started to replace the physical trading market in over the world (Massimb & Phelps, 1994

  • Ebay: A Multinational Online Auction Service

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    Introduction Ebay is a multinational online auction service use to buy and sell items. It was founded in 1995 by Chairman Pierre Omidyar in San Jose, California. It was first called AuctionWeb, and eventually the name was changed to Ebay. Pierre did not think of AuctionWeb as a full-time job, it was more of a hobby for him. The first item Omidyar auctioned was a broken laser pointer which was sold for almost $15.00 USD. Amazed by the price the broken laser pointer was sold at --and that someone

  • Changing Times Make for Unhappy eBay Customers

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    Changing Times Make for Unhappy eBay Customers How much is too much, or how much is enough? This is an economic question that every successful business will have to evaluate in order to remain an icon in the marketplace. Today’s business world is unlike any time in comparison. There has never been more opportunity for small ventures to turn into major financial companies overnight with the use of the World Wide Web. It is true that many of these overnight wonders are short lived and go unnoticed;

  • Ebay

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    CASE: eBay's GLOBALIZATION STRATEGY February 21, 2001 From: Amal MBA Student, Spring 2006 To: Matt Bannick Senior Vice President, International eBay In response to your request for an outsider's perspective concerning how you can handle your growth in Latin America, the following report presents my analysis and recommendations of your potential growth in the area, and how to handle the Brazilian division of IBazar. I hope that my report justifies my recommendations. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY