What is eBay?


eBay is a Silicon Valley, US based company exclusively focused on e-commerce.

The site deals with the buying and sale of nearly everything in the C2C and B2C space.

The company was founded in September 3, 1995, by French-born Iranian – American entrepreneur and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar.

It is today headed by CEO Devin Wenig, for CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets and COO of Reuters Group.

The company’s shopping website, ebay.com, is free to use. Money is made from charging sellers for listing their products. A further fee is charged when a product is sold.

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