eBay hits nearly 2 billion in m-commerce sales worldwide in 2010 - Mobile World Live

eBay hits nearly 2 billion in m-commerce sales worldwide in 2010

12 JAN 2011

Throughout 2010, eBay Inc. was predicting its mobile commerceapps and site would generate $1.5 billion in sales worldwide, a big jump from its $900 million in sales in 2009. It has exceeded its expectations, reporting today that customers spent nearly $2 billion using their mobile phones last year. U.S. customers generated $850 million in sales, a 175% leap over 2009 U.S. mobile sales of $309 million.International salesmade up more than half of eBay’s mobile sales in 2010. Outside the U.S., the leading eBay mobile markets are Germany and the U.K., which combined generated nearly one-third of eBay’s mobile sales last year. The fastest growing international eBay mobile markets are Australia and the U.K.EBay reports that to date its numerous apps for various mobile platforms have been downloaded more than 30 million times.

Read more: http://mobile-financial.com/node/13353

Author

Mobile World Live

Mobile World Live is the online service dedicated to providing the mobile industry with daily news coverage & analysis of the biggest global market developments.

Read more

Related

Tags