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The eBay homepage.
Company NameeBay Inc.
Company TypePublic
Traded AsNasdaq - EBAY
NASDAQ-100 Component
S&P 500 Component
FoundationSeptember 03, 1995
FounderPierre Omidyar
LocationSan Jose, California, United States
Area ServedWorldwide
Key PeoplePierre Omidyar (Chairman)
John Donahoe (CEO)
IndustryInternet, Auctions
ProductsElectronic commerce, eBayClassifieds, Gumtree, Kijiji, Online auction hosting, PayPal, Shopping mall
Revenue(+) US$  9.156 billion (2010)
Operating Income(+) US$  2.053 billion (2010)
Net Income(-) US$  1.801 billion (2010)
Assets(+) US$ 22.003 billion (2010)
Equity(+) US$ 15.302 billion (2010)
Market Cap(+) US$  41.78 billion (2010)
Num Employees17,700 (2010)
Alexa21 ( )
Website TypeOnline auction
RegistrationRequired to buy and sell
CaptionThe eBay homepage.

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ - EBAY) is an American internet consumer-to-consumer (c2c) corporation that manages, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. Founded in 1995, eBay is one of the notable success stories of the dot-com bubble; it is now a multi-billion dollar business with operations localized in over thirty countries. eBay expanded from its original "set-time" auction format to include "Buy It Now" standard shopping; shopping by UPC, ISBN, or other kind of SKU (via; online classified advertisements (via Kijiji or eBay Classifieds); online event ticket trading (via StubHub); online money transfers (via PayPal) and other services.

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