NICE LITTLE NUMBER – EBAY

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 4th September 2020

NICE LITTLE NUMBER – EBAY

                EBAY FACTS:

Numbers all about EBAY – ENJOY

                 1.5b        Total Listings

                183m     Buyers

                91%        Fixed Price

                $90.2b   GMV (Turnover)

                71%        Ship Free

                81%        New Items

                                               

                $2.8b      1999 Turnover First year turnover over £1b

                $95m     Turnover 1997

                $10.8b   2019 Profit

                               

                1995       EBAY launch year

                13,300   Employees 2019 

                               

 

MOST UNUSUAL SOLD ON EBAY

$3K        Water from Swan Lake, Armenia sold for on Ebay after Kanye West jumped in it during his concert in 2015

                $1.63 (£1.20)        For a single cornflake in 2004

                $25k                       For William Shatner’s Kidney stone in 2006

                $1209                    For a Dorito shaped like the Pope’s hat in 2005

               

                MOST EXPENSIVE ITEM SOLD ON EBAY                            

                $168m                   For a Gigayatch

                $4.9m                    For a Gulfstream II aircraft

                $2.6m                    For lunch with Warren Buffett

                $2.5m                    For the town of Albert, TX USA

                $2.1m                    For a house with a war proof bunker

                $1.77m                  For the town of Bridgeville CA, USA

                $1m                        For Ferrari Enzo

                $577m                   Shoeless Joe Jackson baseball bat

                $309,292               Ian Usher’s Life

$50,000 A Michael Jackson “What More Can I Give” studio reference CD sold on eBay for $50,000 in 2015

 

DON’T FORGET TO LAUGH EVERYDAY ESPECIALLY WHILST IN ISOLATION

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough -Emily Dickinson

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…selling on Ebay

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

A book fell on my head…

I only have myshelf to blame!

LOVE IS…

Love is… letting her have the first bite

 

WHAT IS THERE A SEASON FOR TODAY TURN, TURN, TURN …

A time to sell on Ebay…A time to buy on Ebay

SOMETHING TO BE POSITIVE ABOUT & GRATEFUL FOR IN THE WORLD

For the beauty of the earth

 

SOMETHING TO LAUGH ABOUT

Tom & Jerry Cartoon

VIZ MAGAZINE TOP TIP

Can’t remember the artist or title to a song that is stuck in your head? Simply record and release the song and wait to be sued for breach of copyright. The information you need will be on the writ, – Simon Sandall, Brisbane.

TOTAL STAIRWAY TO EVEREST CLIMB CHALLENGE

Thursday 3/9/2020 DAY 152        16 Times – 144 Feet       Cumulative Total 22,635 Feet

 

 

 

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