eBay mentioned it broke all gross sales data for the Cyber 5 weekend spanning the 5-day interval that included Thanksgiving Day (November 26, 2020), Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.
eBay government Jordan Sweetnam mentioned in a submit this week that success was pushed by the hard-to-find and out-of-stock gadgets – “Buyers flooded to eBay for every thing from Playstations and Jordans to Pokemon playing cards and Rolexes,” he mentioned.
He additionally highlighted refurbished items – that’s an space eBay has been pushing after it arrange a portal the place buyers might discover licensed, direct-from-brand refurbs.
“Shopping for refurbished is the brand new regular,” Sweetnam mentioned. “Buyers had been buying licensed refurbished gadgets like by no means earlier than, from high manufacturers together with Bose, Skullcandy, Cuisinart, DeWalt, Makita and iRobot.”
Gross sales of refurbished gadgets elevated 170% throughout Cyber 5 in comparison with the identical interval every week earlier than, he added.
He additionally known as out some areas of excessive progress over the Black Friday-Cyber Monday (BFCM) weekend:
- Gaming techniques have elevated by 215% vs. final yr; And it’s not simply the newest technology of consoles – gross sales for the brand new and former gen Ps and Xbox consoles have spiked 460% on common since final month,
- On Cyber Monday alone, a median of 113 buying and selling playing cards bought per minute; Pokémon collectible playing cards had been among the many hottest, seeing a 1088% month-over-month gross sales enhance.
Sweetnam additionally thanked sellers. “Thanks for all of the exhausting work that you just put into your eBay companies. You, our sellers, are the driving power behind our outcomes, and I’m grateful to share this second with all of you.” You could find his full submit on the eBay Seller Announcement board.