SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay,
one of the world's largest online marketplaces, today announces
eBay Refurbished, a new destination for like-new products. Shoppers
can discover refurbished items from brands like Apple, Samsung and
Dyson, all backed with a one- or two-year warranty. Through this
new offering, the deeply discounted inventory is sourced directly
from premium brands or top-rated sellers. The thorough vetting
process ensures every item meets eBay's high performance standards
- giving people more choice, and the reassurance that they're
buying the product to suit their specific needs and
One year ago, eBay launched its Certified Refurbished program
with inventory direct from top brands and saw a 170% year-over-year
surge in sales during Cyber 51. Building on this
offering, eBay Refurbished now includes multiple condition grades
and a wider range of price points on like-new products. As retail
scarcity issues continue to dominate this holiday shopping season,
the expanded program delivers a new way to buy in-demand products
and even more options to give consumers what they want.
"We're heading into a different type of holiday shopping season,
dominated by supply chain challenges and changing consumer
behaviors," said Dawn Block, VP of
Hard Goods and Collectibles at eBay. "Amidst strong demand for
like-new products, eBay Refurbished is making it even easier for
shoppers to access hundreds of thousands of coveted items at
substantially lower prices, in one trusted
New shopping behaviors
A recent Wakefield Research
survey2 reveals that Americans are looking for new ways
to shop for gifts they can't purchase as usual. In fact, 62% of
respondents are considering buying refurbished electronics, and 84%
are open to receiving refurbished gifts this holiday season.
This comes at a time when people are doing more than just
considering refurbished: nearly half (47%) have gifted a
refurbished item in the past - up from 32% in 2020. This growing
trend is led by the 64% of Millennials who have already gifted a
refurbished item - up from 48% in 2020.
In addition to broader selection and better value, 66% of
Americans believe gifting refurbished items is also a way to shop
More condition choice
All items featured in eBay
Refurbished come directly from premium brands or top-rated sellers
who are thoroughly vetted to meet rigorous performance standards.
Shoppers can choose from the following four conditions that suit
their individual needs:
- Certified Refurbished: Items are in pristine, like-new
condition, backed by a 2-year warranty, and come in new packaging
with manuals and accessories.
- Excellent: Items are in like-new condition, backed
by a 1-year warranty, and come in new packaging with manuals and
- Very Good: Items show minimal wear, are backed by a
1-year warranty, and come in new packaging.
- Good: Items show moderate wear, are backed by a
1-year warranty, and come in new packaging.
Products come with leading Allstate warranties, free shipping,
eBay's Money Back Guarantee, and free 30-day returns.
New Holiday deals
In addition to gifting, many of the
items in eBay Refurbished enable people to get themselves and their
home ready for the upcoming Holiday season. Here's a preview of
deals available now through Cyber 5:*
- Cuisinart 11 Cup Food Processor | 55% off
- iRobot Roomba E6 | 60% off
- Samsung Home Soundbar with Acoustic Beam | 60% off
- Sylvania 10" Smart Digital Picture Frame | 46% off
- Garmin Forerunner 45 GPS Heart Rate Monitor Smartwatch |
- Samsung Galaxy S10 128GB |74% off
- Apple iPhone 11 Pro 64GB |72% off
- Dyson Corrale Hair Straightener | 25% off
- Bose Soundlink Mini II | 39% off
- Ninja Foodi 8-in-1 Multi-Cooker Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer
| 64% off
For more, check out eBay.com/eBayRefurbished.
supplies last; pricing subject to change.
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) is a global
commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers in
more than 190 markets around the world. We exist to enable economic
opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and
organizations of all sizes. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay is one of the
world's largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great
value and unique selection. In 2020, eBay enabled over $85 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more
information about the company and its global portfolio of online
brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.
1 Based on eBay marketplace sales
data from Oct. - Nov. 2020.
Wakefield Research survey of 1,000 nationally representative
adults, ages 18+, conducted October 2021
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