EBay's Authentication Station, a three-day event in Los Angeles where people can have luxury watches and sneakers authenticated via drive-thru.


EBay Holds First Drive-Thru Luxury Authentication in L.A.

eBay hosts pandemic-friendly way to verify luxury sneakers and watches in L.A.’s Koreatown.

clock November 20, 2020Adriana Lee

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Government and Trade

Trump Pushes for Tighter Sanctions of Counterfeits Sold Online

E-commerce sites that offer third-party selling, such as Amazon and eBay, could face fines and more regulations if approved.

clock October 14, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business Features

EBay Modernizes Platform, Sees Major Uptick in Sales During Pandemic

The online marketplace is modernizing its platform to meet the evolving needs of its shoppers.

clock August 20, 2020Tracey Meyers

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EXCLUSIVE: Designer Autumn Adeigbo Secures $1.3 Million Investment

The designer’s fan base includes Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Stitch Fix founder and ceo Katrina Lake and Rent the Runway cofounder and ceo Jennifer Hyman.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watchPaul Newman Rolex watch sells for world record price, New York, USA - 26 Oct 2017A rare Rolex watch owned by the late movie star Paul Newman today sold for a world record £13.5m. The legendary actor received the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona as a present from his wife Joanne Woodward in 1968. She bought the timepiece from the prestigious Tiffany & Co store in New York and had it engraved with the message 'drive carefully' in light of her husband's fledgling motor racing career. Newman wore it daily for more than 15 years before passing it on to his daughter's then boyfriend, James Cox, while he stayed with the family one summer in the early 1980s. It sold at Phillips Auctions of New York.

Fashion Scoops

Rolex Tops Luxury Watch Resale in EBay Report

Rolex watches accounted for 25 percent of luxury watch sales and stainless-steel models on eBay and the 10 most popular styles on the site.

clock January 28, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Amazon, others volunteered to work with the CBP to help target counterfeits in small shipments.


Customs Teams With Amazon, eBay to Target Fakes Bought Online

The agency is focusing on small quantity shipments entering the country in larger waves with the rise of e-commerce.

clock January 10, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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EBay Nixes Sneaker-Selling Fees; Launches ‘December Drops’ Series

The company partnered with Stadium Goods on its sneaker drops this week that also will include a seven-day auction.

clock December 17, 2019Obi Anyanwu



Otis Secures $11 Million in Series A Funding

The round was led by Maveron, the venture capital firm that invested in companies such as eBay, Zulily and Allbirds.

clock December 8, 2019Obi Anyanwu



Nike’s Pulling Out Seen as Blow to Amazon

Another sign that Nike is accelerating growth on its own digital platforms.

clock November 13, 2019Kellie Ell

Rita Ora at the ESCADA x RITA ORA capsule launch event during Paris Fashion Week.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Escada Owner Said in Advanced Talks to Sell Brand

Megha Mittal, the daughter-in-law of Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, won a bidding war to take over the German fashion house in 2009.

clock October 30, 2019Samantha Conti and Joelle Diderich

Josh Luber, ceo and cofounder of StockX, from Hypebeast and PwC's streetwear report.


Josh Luber and the Rise of StockX

The Philadelphia-native applied basic economic principles to sneaker resale to build a billion-dollar business now disrupting the market.

clock October 29, 2019Obi Anyanwu



EBay CEO Devin Wenig Leaves Amid Review of Operations

The e-commerce company named cfo Scott Schenkel interim ceo as it continues to explore options for its portfolio.

clock September 25, 2019Evan Clark

EBay's latest promotional video doesn't push products or sales, but patience.


EBay Takes Aim at ‘Holiday Creep’

EBay’s new video promises to “chill” with the ever-earlier holiday retail frenzy.

clock September 16, 2019Adriana Lee

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Enter Quibi: Visionaire Plots Mini Documentaries for New Streaming Service

The new series is for short-form streaming service Quibi, set to launch next April.

clock September 9, 2019Miles Socha



Think Tank: Branding Lessons From ‘E-commerce Giants’

Katie Lundin is a marketing and branding specialist at Crowdspring, a marketplace for crowdsourced design services.

clock July 31, 2019Katie Lundin

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