eBay is a multinational e-commerce corporation that operates an online marketplace platform connecting buyers and sellers across the world. Headquartered in San Jose, California, eBay was founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar and has since grown into one of the largest online marketplaces in the world.
The eBay platform allows sellers to list their products for sale, while buyers can browse and purchase items from a wide range of categories, including electronics, fashion, home and garden, and collectibles. The company also offers a range of other services, including payment processing through its subsidiary PayPal (now spun off as a separate company), as well as shipping and logistics services through partnerships with major carriers.
eBay’s success is driven by its ability to connect buyers and sellers across the globe, offering a vast selection of products at competitive prices. The platform also provides a range of tools and resources to help sellers build their businesses, such as analytics and data insights, marketing tools, and customer support services.
Today, eBay continues to be a leader in the e-commerce industry, providing a safe and secure platform for millions of users around the world to buy and sell goods and services online.