A Quick Survey of eBay Stock
eBay (EBAY) generated investor returns of 8.9% in the trailing-one-month period and 17.5% in the trailing-12-month period.
At the end of 2Q17, eBay had 171 million active buyers. The company describes an active buyer as one who successfully closed a transaction on its platforms within the trailing 12 months.
In 2Q17, StubHub’s gross sales, or GMV (gross merchandise volume), totaled $1.0 billion.
According to eMarketer, retail e-commerce sales in Asia-Pacific could grow to $1.9 trillion by 2018 from $646.9 billion in 2014.
eBay (EBAY) reset its global leadership team to support its growing international sales. eBay promoted Scott Cutler to senior vice president of its Americas unit, and it named Jay Lee as SVP of its EMEA unit.
Before eBay (EBAY) exhausted its existing stock repurchase budget, its board of directors moved to authorize a new repurchase program.
While the idea of increasing US jobs may appeal to the Trump administration, some US lawmakers are leery of the idea of surrendering MoneyGram, a legacy US money remittance firm, to a Chinese company.
MoneyGram’s adjusted earnings per share of $0.27 rose from $0.15 in 2Q16 and topped the consensus estimate of $0.22.
According to eMarketer, Walmart.com is the preferred platform for most vendors looking to expand their online channels.
Voice ordering could help Walmart speed up the fulfillment of grocery purchases as Amazon threatens to break into its turf.
With Amazon expanding its reach with its acquisition of Whole Foods (WFM), Walmart is banking on innovations like its self-service kiosks to defend its turf.
According to reports about the Amazon–Dish discussions, Amazon would contribute capital toward establishing a wireless network using Dish’s spectrum.
Dish sits on a large portfolio of airwaves suitable for a wireless operation, and it also faces a government deadline to start using its airwaves by 2020 or face fines.
Liberty Interactive is acquiring home-shopping platform operator HSN (HSNI) and combining it with its television-shopping provider, QVC.
According to ReportLinker, China’s bike-sharing economy could be worth more than 29 billion yuan (about $4.4 billion) by 2021, up sharply from an estimated 8.9 billion yuan (or $1.3 billion) this year.
The e-commerce industry in the Middle East could grow to $10 billion by 2018 from less than $5.0 billion in 2015.
As soon as Amazon received regulatory approval to close the acquisition of Whole Foods, it announced price cuts on some of the popular grocery items sold at Whole Foods stores.
A Prime subscriber spends an average of $1,300 on Amazon.com shopping annually, which is nearly double the spending of a regular Amazon shopper.
Amazon (AMZN) quietly acquired Middle East e-commerce operator Souq.com, and details of its plans for the business have started to emerge.
Baidu (BIDU) and China Life Insurance Group have created a $1.0 billion (or 7.0 billion yuan) investment fund called the Baidu Fund Partnership.