This multi-billion dollar behemoth was founded in the year 1995 as ‘AuctionWeb’ in California (US) which was officially changed to eBay only in the year 1997. Started as a side hobby for buying & selling products online by Pierre Omidyar, eBay soon became a hot trading point in the US & soon world over with operations spread over thirty countries. It is one of the oldest in terms of online trading & still going strong.
eBay India – a success!
eBay made its India debut way back in the year 2005 which shows the planning & foresight the management has. The company realized the immense potential Indian online market had & launched its India portal ‘www.eBay.in’ to tap the same. The decision was termed wrong citing Indians skeptical approach regarding spending money online. But as they say, Rest is history! eBay not only survived but has grown in stature day in day out becoming one of India’s leading online portals. Today eBay has its presence in over 4,300 cities in India; has more than 3 Lac enlisted products on its portal. eBay India Online Shopping is at its peak as almost 45% online buyers in India today buy through eBay which is just incredible considering the cut throat competition with homegrown Flipkart.com & Jabong.com to name a few.
It’s not all spending but saving as well:
eBay is a hub in terms of product categories which includes Fashion, Sports, Mobile, Entertainment, Jewellery, Cameras, Art & Antiques, Apparels, Bollywood, Books & Magazines, Computers & Optics, Movies, Music, Health & Beauty, Gifts, Toys & Baby Products etc. But, what makes things even better is the great eBay Coupons that eBay provides to its India users.
eBay usually offers a wide range of eBay Discount Coupons which can be used to avail various products from various categories. There is normally discount of up to 7% off on all product categories with maximum limit of Rs. 2,500 to Rs. 3,000. eBay comes up with special festival offers during which they generally provide Flat 10% off on electronics which also applies to mobile phones via eBay Coupons for Mobiles. It provides 15 to 20% off on clothing & accessories. There is no maximum discount cap with festival offers. eBay also offers various eBay Discount Coupon Code, eBay Discount Voucher, eBay Coupon Codes & eBay India Coupons.
There are also bank specific coupons throughout the year which ranges between 5 to 8% with maximum discount limit of Rs. 500 to Rs. 1,000.
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We all look for attractive deals & offers but then with so many portals & so many offers going around, things become little complicated. Almost every portal claims it has the best offer but not all claims are true. But, not to worry! We at DesiDime have taken up the responsibility to centralize your search at one place ‘www.desidime.com’. Here you can find all the best deals & offers that are going around. The website is constantly updated with the latest & greatest offers be it Flipkart, Jabong or Amazon India Coupons. All you need to do is visit the site.
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Apart from the innumerable categories & products, eBay also has various other features make dealing at
eBay a delightful experience -
- PaisaPay – eBay uses home grown ‘PaisaPay’ as its payment gateway which is very secure & fast. PaisaPay makes the buyers eligible to refund incase the seller doesn’t fill the shipping details which is great considering it’s an online deal & chances of fraud are imminent. The buyers money isn’t even transferred to the sellers account until the buyer receives the product.
- Raise a Claim – There is a very simple raise a claim option with eBay. Go to My PaisaPay and click ‘Bought with PaisaPay’, Select ‘Item not Received’ next to item you didn’t receive and follow the online instructions. The eBay Indian team will get in touch with you shortly after filing the case.
- Cash on delivery – eBay India also gives you the cash on delivery option which ensures a fair trade practice. It’s a great feature especially in country like India.
eBay since making its India debut has got the attention of the whole nation when it comes to online shopping. From 2005 till date, eBay has witnessed immense growth with its excellent service & the desire to do better every-time.