Retail Revival

Retail Revival

We believe one of the most meaningful ways we can make an impact is by empowering small businesses. We are driven to help local retailers use the power of technology and the global marketplace to keep their doors open, hire from their communities, live where they work, and continue to enliven their local economy.

Our innovative Retail Revival program helps train local business owners to sell their unique inventory in a global marketplace, while strengthening ties within their local business community.

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All We Want is The Chance to Compete: Economic Development in Rural America
In the last few years, Washington has been focusing on people like me — that is, people from economically-distressed rural America. That attention is a good thing. Rural America is in trouble. Unfortunately, the national discussion has...
Mar 21, 2019 1:50 PM ET
Ebay, Akron-Area Merchants Tout Success of Pilot Retail Revival Program
Rahman Wilder drives an Akron school bus by day and spends much of the rest of his time building his clothing business, We Care Tees. We Care Tees was among 100 small businesses in Akron and Warren selected to take part in eBay Inc.’s first Retail Revival one-year program. The Akron-based pilot program has come to what eBay and the merchants say is a successful end. “I...
Feb 28, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Ebay Selects Greensboro for a Partnership to Help Local Entrepreneurs Expand Their Markets
Thanks to a partnership with eBay, someone on the other side of the globe may soon open a bag of fruity, peppery Vineyard Red Wine Nuts made right here. “It opens up avenues that we had not envisioned,” said Melissa Wallace of Hops and Nuts, which manufactures the nuts. Wallace founded the Greensboro-based company four years ago. It makes craft-flavored snacks that pair with beer...
Feb 25, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Greensboro, North Carolina Joins eBay’s Retail Revival
eBay, in partnership with the city of Greensboro, announced today that the North Carolina city has been selected as the latest partner for Retail Revival. The program harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow small businesses, strengthen local economies and foster vibrant community...
Feb 6, 2019 3:15 PM ET
"There was nothing to stop me": How a Young Entrepreneur Beat Ill Health to Build a Thriving Business
When Emilio Giordano decided to start his own business in 2014, he was facing a tough few months. Aged just 21, he was on the waiting list to have open-heart surgery for the fourth time. Giordano was born with the heart condition aortic stenosis – a narrowing of the aortic valve – that had seen him in and out of hospital since birth. “I was set to have the operation the previous year, but...
Jan 29, 2019 8:30 AM ET

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