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Why not selling on eBay could be a huge mistake! [INFOGRAPHIC]

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When it comes to online marketplaces in the UK, everybody will think about Amazon and eBay. But do you really know the true size of the opportunity on eBay? We have put together an infographic with some of the key stats to really highlight why your brand should be selling on eBay!

Many people make the mistake of thinking that eBay is just where people sell their second hand or no longer needed items, however, it is more than this, much more! There are over 170 million buyers using the platform, with 19 million Brits shopping on eBay each and every month. If you still need a little more persuasion then how about the fact that everyday shoppers are performing more than 250 million searches on eBay, or to break it down that’s 190,000 searches per minute! That’s a lot of opportunities to get your products noticed.

The gross merchandise volume for eBay in 2017 was $88.4bn and over 80% of products now sold on the marketplace are brand new! And if your products fall into one of the below then you have even more reason to ensure your products are listed as these are the top 10:

  • Clothing, Shoes & Accessories
  • Home & Kitchen
  • Sports & Outdoor Equipment
  • Automotive, Motors & Marine
  • Beauty, Health & Personal Care
  • Toys, Games, Hobbies & Crafts
  • Consumer Electrics & Photo
  • General Merchandise
  • Jewellery & Watches
  • Tools & Hardware

Do some of these stats surprise or shock you? We’d love to know your thoughts!

If you are looking to boost your sales on eBay in 2018 then feel free to get in touch with us today to see how we can help!

eBay stats infographic

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