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Mobile shopping helps EBay to beat sales estimates

EBay reported fourth-quarter revenue that topped some analysts’ estimates, helped by record holiday sales on the Web and mobile devices.

17th January, 2013
EBay employs a large number of people in Ireland.

EBay, operator of the world’s largest online marketplace, reported fourth-quarter revenue that topped some analysts’ estimates, helped by record holiday sales on the Web and mobile devices.

Sales climbed 18 per cent to $3.99 billion, the company said yesterday in a statement, exceeding analysts’ estimates.

The results suggest chief executive John Donahoe is sustaining a turnaround effort that began in March 2008, when he succeeded Meg Whitman. The company has been pushing to...

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