Top 10 eCommerce Companies in the World 2016

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8. eBay

eBay Inc, styled as "ebay" since late 2012 is an American multinational partnership and e-trade organization, giving purchaser to-shopper and business-to-customer deals administrations through the web.

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It is headquartered in San Jose, California and was established by Pierre Omidyar in 1995, which turned into a remarkable example of overcoming adversity of the website bubble. Today it is a multibillion-dollar business with operations limited in more than 30 countries and one of the most recognized ecommerce brands in the world.


The organization oversees, an online closeout and shopping site in which individuals and organizations purchase and offer an expansive assortment of products and administrations around the world.

Notwithstanding its sale style deals, the site has subsequent to extended to incorporate "Purchase It Now" shopping; shopping by UPC, ISBN, or other sort of SKU (by means of; online characterized commercials (by means of Kijiji or eBay Classifieds); online occasion ticket exchanging (through StubHub); and different administrations. It beforehand offered online cash exchanges (by means of PayPal), which was an entirely claimed auxiliary of eBay from 2002 until 2015.

The site is allowed to use for purchasers, however dealers are charged expenses for posting things and again when those things are sold.

The AuctionWeb was established in California on September 3, 1995 by French-conceived Iranian-American PC software engineer Pierre Omidyar (conceived June 21, 1967) as a component of a bigger individual site. StubHub was obtained by eBay in January 2007 for a reported $310 million

eBay Inc. gained Skype in 2005 and essentially extended its client base to more than 480 million enlisted clients around the world. To concentrate on its center e-trade and installments organizations, eBay Inc. sold a dominant part stake in Skype in November 2009, holding a minority interest in the organization. In May 10, 2011, Microsoft declared that they had gained Skype for $8.5 billion.

On October 3, 2002, PayPal turned into a completely possessed auxiliary of eBay.Its corporate central station were sited in San Jose, California, United States at eBay's North First Street satellite office grounds. On September 30, 2014, eBay Inc reported it would turn off PayPal into a free organization and the twist was finished on July 20, 2015

Revenue: $ 8592m