Description: eBay Inc.
eBay Inc. and its subsidiaries provide online marketplaces for the sale of goods and services, online payments services, and online communication offerings to individuals and businesses in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Marketplaces and Payments. The Marketplaces segment provides online commerce platforms that enable buyers and sellers to interact and trade with one another. It enables online commerce through various platforms, including the traditional eBay.com platform and other online platforms, such as Den Bla Avis, BilBasen, eBay Anuncios, eBay Kleinanzeigen, eBay Annunci, Gumtree, Kijiji, LoQUo, Marktplaats.nl, and mobile.de, as well as StubHub, Half.com, Rent.com, and Shopping.com. This segment also provides various services, including feedback forum, safe harbor program, verified rights owner program, loyalty programs, customer support, and tools and services. The Payments segment offers PayPal, a payments platform that enables individuals or businesses with an email address to send and receive payments online. Its services include joining the network, verification of its PayPalÂ’s account holders, withdrawing money, and trust and safety programs, including PayPalÂ’s seller protection and buyer protection programs. This segment also provides Bill Me Later, a payment solution, which offers transactional credit at the point of sale for the U.S. online consumers. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.