eBay’s UK marketplace has turned 1,065 sellers into millionaires

eBay has released its 2018 UK Retail Report, which shows that in the 23 years since the marketplace launched in the UK, it has created 1,065 millionaires.

In 2018, the website has been visited by 24 million Brits each month, and 13.4 million listings are added to eBay.co.uk by mobile users weekly, revealed the report.

The marketplace also revealed that 200,000 small businesses are supported by eBay in the UK, noting that it started out small itself in 1995 and now has a workforce of 14,100.

“When it comes to shopping trends, if it’s happening in Britain, we’ll see it happening on eBay. Our UK Retail Report 2018, eBay’s third in the UK, gives unparalleled insight into how the nation has shopped over the last year,” said Rob Hattrell, Vice President, eBay UK.

“With 23 million Brits searching and shopping on eBay every week, we have rich data that reflects the trends influencing our nation’s trends and habits. Today’s eBay Retail Report reflects the value and variety that the 200,000 entrepreneurs operating on our UK marketplace bring to shoppers, both at home and abroad.”

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