EBay Mobile Continues to Kick Butt

EBay has issued a press release today, recounting some of its mobile milestones this year. Most notable was the 166 percent year-over-year increase in holiday gross merchandise value (11/25-12/25) to $230 million. Designer handbags, diamond jewelry and Rolex watches topped…

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EBay Firms Up Local Strategies

In case you haven’t noticed, eBay has been ramping up a local strategy in the past few months via the integration of all its vertical properties with its home site, the $75 million purchase of Milo.com, and today, a $200…

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EBay Buys Milo, Moves Into Online-to-Offline Shopping

EBay's e-commerce prowess is well-established. Now, it is making inroads into the nearly $1 trillion online-search-for-offline-purchase market with the acquisition of Milo, a shopping search engine that catalogs and categorizes real-time inventory at more than 50,000 stores (national retailers such as…

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AOL Jumps Into Deals With Wow!

AOL is taking the plunge into the competitive deal-a-day space, launching Wow! as an integrated deals sites under the larger brand that will serve "your bargain of choice" from both local and national offers. Increasingly, group buying offers are sold…

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