This is the power of smartphone in today business. eBay knows that the future purchase products online, smartphone will play the most important role rather than PC. eBay has just pushed eBay Now app at Highline Stages in New York. This app will let users order and get product delivered in an hour. Now this features is only available in San Francisco.
David Wenig eBay President said, “What makes today unique? Speed. Smartphones. Access. During the last election, mobile commerce was a novelty. We now expect $10 billion of shopping annually on eBay mobile apps.”
$10 billion annually from eBay mobile apps is absolutely the great feature and of course this number will increase every year since eBay now has more than 100 million active users and 25 million sellers. Around $70 billion worth is moving around eBay every year.
eBay now provides the best service for its users by displaying the most related products with price compare to get the best one. It is done by using the data collected by its system. eBay purchase Hunch and Svvply which allow eBay to personalize and recommend the best items when users search.
eBay CTO Mark Carges said, “You can still find exactly what you want and compare to get the best price. But you can also browse and discover as you would walking through a classic department store.”