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Thu, 17.11.2016

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IS AS PRESSURISED AS RUNNING A MARATHON 

Mon, 13.06.2016

Following the Queen’s official birthday this weekend, a royal ranking released by eBay.co.uk has revealed Her Majesty is still Britain’s favourite Royal. Over the past three months, the online marketplace has seen nearly 300 items related to the Queen sold every day on site; that’s 12 items an hour and a 20% increase in sales since her actual birthday in April.  

The Queen is selling more than four times as many items than all the princes combined , with listings including everything from a £20,000 piece of art to Queen Elizabeth badges.  

Thu, 02.06.2016

eBay.co.uk reveals Brits pack £286million worth of unwanted possessions when moving house

In the run up to National Home Move Month (13th June – 11th July), eBay.co.uk has revealed that when it comes to moving house, Brits cart around £286million worth of unwanted belongings  – that’s enough money to buy six penthouses on Park Lane, four private jets or three private islands. 

Tue, 31.05.2016

Brits prioritise the living room when moving home 

During peak home move season, research from eBay has found that when it comes to moving house, over half of Brits (51%)  will prioritise the living room as the first room to unpack, swiftly followed by the kitchen (21%), and in third place, the bedroom (14%). 

Wed, 18.05.2016

eBay unveils the three classic restoration projects to take part in the first ever eBay Car Challenge.  A Volkswagen Beetle, Riley Kestrel 1300 and Mk3 Triumph GT6 will be transformed over the next three months using only parts and accessories from eBay.

Hundreds of amateur restorers applied to take part in the eBay Car Challenge with the chosen three receiving £4,000 each to spend on eBay.  The restorers will now lavish all their attention on their vehicles in preparation for the final reveal in July.

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