Too Smart For Its Own Good

Barret, Victoria
October 2008
Forbes Asia;10/27/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p40
The article presents information about the website of Ebay Inc. It is reported that traffic to the site has declined 11 percent over the past two years. The volume of sales flowing through Ebay was $16 billion last quarter but it is not growing. Google Inc. and Amazon. com Inc. are courting Ebay's sellers and its 71 million monthly unique visitors. Further it is stated that the company's newly appointed chief executive John Donahoe is trying to improve its business.


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