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2016 Cyber Monday Statistics from eBay Inc.

04 Jan 2017 Blog

The dust has cleared, and Cyber Monday 2016 stats are in. According to the eBay Inc. blog (, here’s what was hot:

  • A fragrance was sold every 2 seconds
  • A watch was sold every 3 seconds
  • A Pokemon item was sold every 4 seconds
  • An iPhone was sold every 5 seconds
  • A LEGO item was sold every 5 seconds
  • A Fitbit was sold every 12 seconds
  • A Apple Watch sold every 12 seconds
  • A drone was sold every 16 seconds
  • A Barbie item was sold every 18 seconds
  • A TV was sold every 25 seconds
  • A Hatchimal was sold every 30 seconds

Peak shopping time for desktop shoppers was 12 noon PST, while for mobile users and overall, peak shopping time was — as in 2015 — 7pm PST.

Keep this useful information in mind when you plan your 2017 holiday sales campaign.

eBay Radio – Show 663 – Segment 5

22 Nov 2016 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

Small Business Saturday 2016 on eBay! Our guest is Bob Kupbens, Vice President, B2C Selling, eBay Inc.

eBay Radio – Show 656 – Segment 5

27 Sep 2016 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

eBay’s holiday strategy! Our guest is Suzy Deering, eBay’s Chief Marketing Officer.

eBay Radio – Show 656 – Segment 6

27 Sep 2016 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: eBay CMO Suzy Deering stayed on to tell us more about eBay’s plans and strategies for Holiday 2016. Lee read a shipping tip from the chat board. Lisa, Houston TX (thegreenhouse2), is planning her transition from TurboLister.

eBay Radio Guests: September 13, 2016 – Show #654

13 Sep 2016 Blog

Our guests for eBay Radio Show #654 on September 13, 2016, are:

  • Hal Lawton, Senior Vice President, North America Marketplaces, eBay: Upping Your Game for the Holidays
  • Louise Sanchez, Top Rated Seller herbscraftsgifts: What to Consider Before You Start Listing
  • Victor Levitin, Co-Founder and CEO, CrazyLister: How to Comply with the New Active Content Restrictions
  • Victoria Smith, Top Rated Seller auction-girl-vintage: Getting Ready for Q4
  • Lynn Dralle, Top Rated Seller thequeenofauctions: Why You Should Consider an Anchor Store

eBay Radio – Show 645 – Segment 5

12 Jul 2016 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

The power of eBay Collections! Our guest is Suzy Deering, eBay’s Chief Marketing Officer.

eBay Radio – Show 624 – Segment 9 – Top Rated Seller Hour

26 Jan 2016 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

Open phones, Contact Us email and more: Griff and Lee took turns reading a list of 22 high-grossing, high-profile celebrity charity auctions in 2015, adapted from a post in eBay Inc.’s corporate blog. (

Lee read current events from the eBay Radio Seller Events Calendar, located under Seller Resources in the eBay Radio archives. To submit your sellers group meetup or other event, click on “Submit a Seller Event” in the upper right-hand corner of any archives page.

Ask Griff & Lee – Show 404 – Segment 2

14 Jan 2016 AskGriffandLee,Broadcasts

Tim, Fort Wayne IN (globalmartplus), was concerned about how eBay calculates shipping for returned items.  eBay’s corporate blog ( featured some good news for small business sellers.

Ask Griff & Lee – Show 404 – Segment 3

14 Jan 2016 AskGriffandLee,Broadcasts

Continued from the previous segment, Griff and Lee visited eBay’s corporate blog (  to check out  the 2016 Small Online Business Growth Report and an interactive map. Helen, Rainier OR (summertoad), had a question about shipping USPS First Class packages under USPS’ new weight limit.


eBay Radio – Show 619 – Segment 4

17 Nov 2015 Broadcasts,eBayRadio

eBay’s #WishBigger holiday campaign! Our guest is Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer, eBay Inc.

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