Technology can open the door for small businesses to sell beyond their local markets and broaden their customer base worldwide. Our Retail Revival program connects cities’ Main Street businesses to the global marketplace.
Digital technology has changed economies and societies globally, delivering exciting and innovative products, services and conveniences. But what happens to small and local businesses with brick-and-mortar stores in the age of digital commerce? Economic concentration and a general sense that those not living in America’s booming hotspots are being left behind is a growing concern.
Small business owners in Austin can now apply to join eBay’s Retail Revival program.
This fall, eBay is expanding its Retail Revival program to the Texas capital. Applications are now open for Austin small businesses to join Retail Revival, an innovative program designed to equip local retailers with the skills and training needed to thrive in our global marketplace.
Employees across the company celebrated Pride Months in support of the LGBTQ+ community.
By: Francesca Hellebrandt, eBay News Team
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eBay is a company with a mission that is bigger than any single moment: to create opportunity for all. By championing a diverse and inclusive workforce, we not only aim to reflect our customer base but also to position ourselves to make a positive impact on society.
eBay reinvigorates small businesses and spurs job creation by expanding programs into Louisiana’s capital city.
By: Steve Wymer, Senior Vice President & Chief Communications Officer and Chair, eBay Foundation
Baton Rouge is rising. Home to advanced manufacturing, a growing array of professional services, world-class engineering, and a truly entrepreneurial spirit; the city stands out as a place of opportunity. This foundation for economic growth is immersed in a dynamic and diverse culture where the extraordinary cuisine and art is matched only by the incredibly friendly nature of Baton Rouge’s residents. It’s exactly the kind of place eBay wants to be.
Through Global Give, the eBay Foundation challenges eBay employees to make their communities a better place—where entrepreneurs of all backgrounds are empowered to start and grow businesses, and help create opportunity for all.
The legendary charity auction has provided over $30 million to support San Francisco’s most vulnerable residents.
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — GLIDE’s annual eBay for Charity Auction for a Power Lunch with Warren Buffett, sold to the highest bidder for $4,567,888.The record-breaking sale coincides with the 20th anniversary of the legendary auction, which to date has provided over $30 million to support GLIDE’s comprehensive suite of social services that help San Francisco’s most vulnerable residents.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is now the sixth city globally to join eBay’s Retail Revival program and the second to join eBay@Home.
Today, eBay CEO Devin Wenig joined Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome in Baton Rouge to celebrate two economic initiatives with the city — the expansion of Retail Revival and eBay@Home to Baton Rouge.
eBay sources 50% renewable electricity to power its data centers and offices, marking the midpoint toward its goal to source 100% renewables by 2025.
Today, eBay released its 2018 Impact Progress Update, an annual report on the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) framework, policies and programs. The Progress Update shows not only how eBay manages its own impacts, but also the positive impact that emerges when people use eBay’s technology and resources.
Anchoring the Progress Update are details on eBay’s environmental footprint and progress against each of eBay’s five existing impact goals. This year, we also announced a sixth goal within our Progress Update, aimed at reducing the company’s carbon emissions.