Facts At-A-Glance

(as of 12/31/04)

  • founded in September 1995, eBay is The World’s Online Marketplace and the No. 1 e-commerce site in the world.
  • In Q4 2004, eBay reported having:
    • 135 million registered users
    • More than 50,000 categories
    • A global presence in 32 international markets, including the United States
    • A record number of 404 million listings
  • eBay’s Agriculture category is the world’s online marketplace for farm and ranch equipment, parts, supplies and accessories
  • At any given time, there are more than 14,000 Agriculture items available in the US
  • The following sell in eBay’s Agriculture category every day
    • Over 470 antique tractors, parts and related items
    • Over 210 modern farm tractors and parts
    • Over 120 livestock supplies items
    • Over 55 implements for harvesting, tillage, planting & seeding and other crop farming activities
  • Top selling brands include: John Deere, CNH, Kubota, Ford, Massey Ferguson, Farmall, Yanmar, Wahl, Oster, Sunbeam, Parmak, Ivomec, Kohler and many others.
  • Agriculture buyers on eBay tend to be cost-conscious farmers, ranchers, used equipment dealers and other agriculture professionals and enthusiasts.
  • Agriculture sellers on eBay include farmers, ranchers, agriculture equipment dealers and many others.
  • Of all listings on eBay, less than 1/100 of one percent results in a confirmed case of fraud.