In partnership with the City of Wolverhampton, eBay aims to support local small businesses growth.
This week eBay UK announced the launch of its first Retail Revival program in partnership with the City of Wolverhampton. This program is designed to help small retailers to get online. It will give them all the tools they need to sell on eBay’s global marketplace and compete in a 21st-century retail landscape, demonstrating that online and high street retail can survive and thrive together.
eBay stands with our partners in the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online in raising awareness and support against the illegal trade of ivory or elephant-related products.
By: Mike Carson, Senior Manager of Global Policy and Regulatory Management
In celebration of World Elephant Day, August 12th, eBay is raising awareness and support for actions that help conserve elephants by eliminating illegal trade in ivory and elephant-related products. Unfortunately, poachers kill about 20,000 elephants every single year for their tusks, which are then traded illegally both on and off line throughout the world.
The partnership will help local businesses in Lansing utilize eBay’s global marketplace to boost their reach and revenue.
Members of eBay’s leadership team gathered with the Lansing Mayor’s Office, local government officials and small business owners to celebrate the announcement of eBay’s Retail Revival program in Lansing, Michigan. The second partnership of its kind, the 12-month program will provide training to Lansing entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to harness the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace to help boost their reach and revenue.
This year, the partnership raised $650,000 in support of the V Foundation for Cancer Research
For more than a decade, eBay and ESPN have partnered to host an annual ESPY Awards Charity Campaign in support of the V Foundation, an organization that creates an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance on the war against cancer through education, advocacy, fundraising and philanthropy.
This week we welcomed more than 2,000 eBay sellers from across the country to our annual celebration for sellers, eBay Open, in Las Vegas, to connect, learn, and share.
Our community of sellers make eBay one of the most diverse marketplaces in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in our SHINE Awards for Small Business contest, which recognizes some of our most inspirational sellers across the U.S..
A week after 9/11, New York Governor George Pataki and New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani approached Meg Whitman, the CEO of eBay at the time, for suggestions on how to raise money for victims of the attacks. Putting in intense weekend hours, eBay staffers created Auction for America—a website that allowed eBay users to earmark auction items to benefit 9/11 victims. In short order, the site raised $10 million.