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eBay Fashion Collaborates with Seven Leading Designers on the eBay Holiday Collective; Unwraps Original, Limited-Edition Gift Collection

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

eBay Fashion Collaborates with Seven Leading Designers on the eBay Holiday Collective; Unwraps Original, Limited-Edition Gift Collection12:40 EDT Tuesday, July 17, 2012BILLY REID, CHRIS BENZ, FALLON, JONATHAN ADLER, RUFFIAN, STEVEN ALAN & TIBI DESIGN ORIGINAL COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 40 GIFTS UNDER $100, AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON EBAYTORONTO, July 17, 2012 /CNW/ - eBay, the world's largest online marketplace and a leading destination for fashion, in partnership with designers Billy Reid, Chris Benz, Fallon, Jonathan Adler, Ruffian, Steven Alan and Tibi, announce the eBay Holiday Collective - an original, limited-edition gift collection of men's and women's apparel, jewelry, travel and electronics accessories and home décor. Available on eBay for the 2012 holiday season, the Collective marks the first time eBay is collaborating with a group of leading designers to create an exclusive collection.Each member of the Collective has designed a unique capsule collection to deliver, together, a singular suite of 40+ inspired gift items. From the trendy traveler and luxurious lounger to the holiday hostess and the gadget guru, the bespoke collection features gifts for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Starting November 12, the collection will be available globally, exclusively on eBay, at accessible, "Buy it Now" prices from $50 to $100 USD and will include free shipping to Canada."We're excited to be collaborating with these seven diverse, tremendously talented designers, to give our community a curated assortment of limited-edition, designer holiday gifts, and at a fantastic value," said Andrea Stairs, country manager, eBay Canada. "This exclusive designer collection provides one more reason why eBay is the destination for thoughtful and inspired shopping this holiday season."The eBay Holiday Collective represents eBay's commitment to giving its community of more than 100 million access to shop the world for an unparalleled selection of new, branded and designer merchandise at great value, and delivering designers, brands and retailers an innovative platform to market to a broad, global audience.For more, follow @eBayCanada on Twitter and visit facebook.com/eBayCanada for updates and inspiration on the collection.About eBay Inc. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is a global commerce platform and payments leader connecting millions of buyers and sellers. We do so through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, which allows users to buy and sell in nearly every country on earth; through PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive digital payments; and through GSI, which facilitates ecommerce, multichannel retailing and digital marketing for global enterprises. We also reach millions through specialized marketplaces such as StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, and eBay classifieds sites, which together have a presence in more than 1,000 cities around the world. In Canada, eBay was visited by more than 7.8 million Canadians in June 2012 (comScore Media Metrix).For further information: Megan Vickell eBay Canada mvickell@ebay.com 416-934-2028  Camille Kowalewski Edelman (on behalf of eBay Canada) Camille.kowalewski@edelman.com 416-849-1901