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South Korea’s largest retailer Emart announced to acquire eBay’s businesses in Korea for approximately 3 billion. Over the next four years, Emart plans to invest more than $8920 million in fulfillment centers.

  • eBay Korea and Emart can build a 360-degree ecosystem which will allow full touch points with customers in categories ranging from grocery to general merchandise
  • Offline stores will also be utilized to serve as fulfillment centers, reinforcing Shinsegae Group’s supply chain management system.
  • This will enhance Emart’s same-day delivery capabilities and improve fulfillment centers’ capacity utilization.

    The major deals and expansions by eBay are mentioned below:

    July 2020: A global online classifieds company Adevinta ASA has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire eBay Classifieds Group, the classifieds arm of eBay Inc for approximately $9.2 billion.

    February 2020: e-commerce leader eBay has completed the sale of StubHub to viagogo for $4 billion in cash. viagogo is a leading ticket marketplace for live sport, music and entertainment events.

    • Earlier in November 2019, eBay announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell StubHub to viagogo. StubHub is one of the most trusted ticket marketplace in the United States.

    December 2019: eBay had agreed to acquire Australia based Cox Automotive Media Solutions, which owns CarsGuide.com.au and Autotrader.com.au, leading automotive platforms that make it easier to review, buy and sell cars in Australia.

    July 2019: eBay expanded in India with Paytm Mall. eBay announced an agreement will make eBay inventory accessible to tens of millions of Paytm Mall active customers in India and the company would acquire 5.5% of the Paytm Mall.

    February 2019: eBay had announced the completion of its acquisition of Motors.co.uk, a leading UK-based classifieds site that makes the car buying and selling process intuitive and simple.

About eBay Inc
eBay Inc, a global e-commerce leader, based in the USA has marketplace and classifieds platform and operates in around 190 markets across the world. The company was founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, the USA. eBay is one of the world’s largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection.

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