by CIO Staff

eBay by the Numbers in 2003

Mar 15, 20031 min
BPM Systems

$4.6 billion: Gross merchandise sales on eBay, fourth quarter of 2002

$250 million: Estimated gross sales of business goods by business buyers in the fourth quarter of 2002

5.4 percent: Slice of eBay’s total merchandise sold in the fourth quarter of 2002 that represents B2B

500,000: Weekly eBay listings for capital equipment, from farming machinery to restaurant supplies

$365,000: Asking price for an oil tank farm near Tbilisi, Georgia, posted on eBay on Feb. 4, 2003

$1.2 billion: 2002 total revenue for eBay (up 62 percent) from fees for listing and selling items online