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Press release from CNW Group

Media Alert - eBay Canada Hosts Holiday Pop-up Shop

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Media Alert - eBay Canada Hosts Holiday Pop-up Shop05:59 EST Thursday, November 15, 2012TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Holiday shopping isn't what it used to be. In fact, a recent survey by eBay Canada shows that almost half of Canadians will turn to mobile and online shopping for part or all of their holiday gift-buying.Bringing the mobile shopping experience to life, eBay Canada is opening a three-day, outdoor Holiday Market in downtown Toronto beginning November 15th. eBay's first Canadian pop-up shop will allow consumers - any time of the day or night - to browse a curated collection of this season's most inspired gift ideas and shop right from their phones or tablets. Consumers across the country can also shop this curated gift guide by going to eBay.ca/HolidayMarket.     What:eBay Canada's Holiday Market - a festive outdoor mobile shopping experience     When:Thursday, November 15th at 5 p.m. to Saturday, November 17th at 11 p.m. -open 24hrs throughout this period     Where:Outside the doors of the Colonnade, 131 Bloor St West, Toronto (just East of Avenue)     Why:To showcase the future of holiday shopping in Canada.     Who:eBay Canada Country Manager Andrea Stairs will be available for on-site interviews upon request to discuss the future of holiday shopping and results from the recent eBay Holiday surveyIn addition, HD b-roll, high resolution images and quotes from eBay Canada will be available the evening of November 15th, which will be re-distributed for your consideration.SOURCE: eBay CanadaFor further information: or to book an interview, please contact: Camille Kowalewski Edelman (on behalf of eBay) camille.kowalewski@edelman.com or 416.985.0991