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Press release from CNW Group

Media Alert - eBay Canada Hosts Holiday Pop-up Shop

Friday, November 16, 2012

Media Alert - eBay Canada Hosts Holiday Pop-up Shop11:49 EST Friday, November 16, 2012TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Holiday shopping isn't what it used to be. Consumers are skipping the busy malls and parking lots and turning to online shopping. 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."Canadians are increasingly looking to their mobile devices to solve their holiday dilemmas," said eBay Canada Country Manager Andrea Stairs. "You can shop anytime, anywhere inspiration hits with the eBay Mobile app."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.HD b-roll including quotes from eBay Canada Country Manager Andrea Stairs on the future of holiday shopping and results from the eBay Holiday survey are available in the links and attachments below. Interviews with eBay Canada are also available upon request.Broadcast video to support this story is available to download at http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=663Video with caption: "Video: B-Roll: eBay Canada Hosts 24-Hour Holiday Pop-up Shop". Video available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/cgi-bin/playback.cgi?file=20121116_C8724_VIDEO_EN_20823.mp4&posterurl=http://photos.newswire.ca/images/20121116_C8724_PHOTO_EN_20823.jpg&clientName=eBay%20Canada&caption=Video%3A%20B%2DRoll%3A%20eBay%20Canada%20Hosts%2024%2DHour%20Holiday%20Pop%2Dup%20Shop&title=EBAY%20CANADA%20%2D%20Media%20Alert%20%2D%20eBay%20Canada%20Hosts%20Holiday%20Pop%2Dup%20Shop&headline=Media%20Alert%20%2D%20eBay%20Canada%20Hosts%20Holiday%20Pop%2Dup%20ShopImage with caption: "eBay Canada demonstrates the ease of mobile shopping at their first ever 24-Hour pop-up shop in downtown Toronto on November 15. Shoppers can browse a curated collection of this season's most inspired gift ideas until November 17 at the Holiday Market located in the Bloor St. shopping district or online at eBay.ca/HolidayMarket (CNW Group/eBay Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121116_C8724_PHOTO_EN_20826.jpgPDF available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2012/11/16/20121116_C8724_DOC_EN_20827.pdfSOURCE: eBay CanadaFor further information: Camille Kowalewski Edelman camille.kowalewski@edelman.com 416.849.1901 or 416.985.0991