eBay | Opportunity for All

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eBay | Opportunity for All

Enabling everyone to participate in—and benefit from—global commerce.

We believe that everyone should be able to participate in the global economy. Our open platform and tools enable anyone with a bank account and an Internet connection to access the global market and buy and sell online.

Technology enables sellers of every size, location and circumstance to tap into eBay’s expanding customer base of more than 160 million buyers and grow sales across the globe. That means more jobs and greater economic stability, which improves lives and strengthens communities.

For buyers coming from more than 190 markets, eBay provides access to over a billion items they might otherwise not be able to find or afford—including goods to inspire, start or grow their own eBay business.

Read our Opportunity for All story here.

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VIDEO | eBay Retail Revival: Akron Honey Company
Brent Wesley started an urban beekeeping movement in Akron, Ohio, creating natural honey and personal care products featuring pure, all-natural ingredients. Today, Brent is one of more than 100 small businesses participating in eBay’s Retail Revival program, a 12-month economic development pilot. Retail Revival harnesses the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to support and grow...
May 31, 2018 1:45 PM ET
Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business
“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant...
Apr 27, 2018 11:05 AM ET
eBay Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Internet Sales Tax
Brief urges the Court to consider the consequences of taxing independent small businesses in states where they do not have facilities, employees or a voice in the local political process. This month the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Overstock and Newegg.  Today, eBay, along with independent small businesses that sell on the eBay...
Apr 16, 2018 9:05 AM ET
World Trade Organization Says eBay Champions Small Businesses
by Hanne Melin and Fabian Stächelin, eBay EMEA What if we tried to facilitate international selling for entrepreneurs in underserved areas on our platform? What impact could we have on these communities? What new and unique inventory could we source? And what would it take? eBay ...
Apr 5, 2018 8:25 AM ET
Giving Small Businesses the World--While Keeping Jobs Close to Home
"It means more jobs. People can live where they work. People can enjoy their community–and also make money–while being part of a global community and economy that’s never been possible before." That’s how Grace Kontur, founder of Kontur Wood Works, describes the impact of complementing the brick-and-mortar businesses she owns with her father and brother with selling on eBay. Grace’s...
Mar 29, 2018 8:45 AM ET