eBay aims to strengthen focus on core business as competition builds

Nov 26, 2019
The site known for its auctions has shifted to more fixed price sales, but can't compete with Amazon.
The eBay headquarters in San Jose, California in 2014.
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In this Texas Hill Country town, "tradio" is vital for commerce

Dec 13, 2018
It's entertainment, gossip and a window into rural American life.
KNEL 95.3 FM is a local radio station in Brady, Texas.
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Facebook takes on Craigslist

Oct 3, 2016
Facebook is rolling out a new "Marketplace" feature in four countries.
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A new high-tech shopping helper: Dressing room mirrors

Nov 25, 2014
Dressing room mirrors with touch screens that tell stores about your preferences and buying habits are part of a wider push to track online and offline shopping activity.

Marriage of convenience becomes divorce of necessity

Sep 30, 2014
EBay announced that it’s going to split with PayPal.

eBay and PayPal split

Sep 30, 2014
What a difference eight months makes.

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eBay's surprising bet on brick-and-mortar stores

Sep 24, 2014
CEO John Donahoe says the line between e-commerce and retail is blurring.

eBay and Sotheby's join forces again

Jul 14, 2014
A venerable old auction house brand meets online bidding.

Icahn wants eBay to set PayPal free

Jan 23, 2014
Carl Icahn wants eBay to spin off PayPal, separating the online auction site from the digital payment service. eBay’s CEO wants to hang onto PayPal.