eBay launched accelerator to bring small businesses online

Over 180 million buyers worldwide will get access to the marketplace

eBay launched accelerator

eBay launched accelerator to bring small businesses online. Source: shutterstock.com

eBay has announced the launch of the “Up & Running” program, aimed to help non-e-commerce retailers to start selling online. The company is pledging up to $100 million in support of small businesses across North America.

For the last 25 years, eBay has helped launch and grow hundreds of thousands of small businesses, and now we’ve created Up & Running to accelerate the start-up time frame for retailers opening online stores during these unprecedented times
Jordan Sweetnam, SVP eBay North America

The program will provide new businesses with a free basic eBay store access for three months. This way, eBay will waive selling fees for these new businesses, allowing them to sell up to 500 items for free.

What is more, new eBay sellers will also receive the guidance and resources they need to run their business on the marketplace.

This way, eBay will waive selling fees for these new businesses, allowing them to sell up to 500 items for free. What is more, new eBay sellers will also receive the guidance and resources they need to run their business on the marketplace.

It means they will get access to a range of exclusive marketing and merchandising tools, as well as, customization features to build a brand. Furthermore, eBay will provide them with discounted shipping supplies.

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