In the given article we will study about various statistics and the difference related to eBay and Craigslist. EBay which is a public company was founded on 3rd of September, 1995 and has it’s headquarter at San Jose, California, US.
The Chairman of the company is Pierre Omidyar and its CEO is John Donahoe. eBay serves the worldwide area and is available in multilingual languages.
Craigslist is a private company and was founded in the year 1995. The CEO of the company is Craig Newmark and it has it’s headquarter located at San Francisco, US. The company serves in 570 cities across 50 countries.
There are various benefits of eBay like it has a system that is capable of tracking as well as rating the buyers as well as sellers so that user’s can be safeguarded. It also provided limited access to the personal details and thus information is protected.
Craigslist can track the online sales and purchases and also capable of building the reputation of online purchaser and seller that is reliable.
Besides benefits there are also various issues related to the site. The Craigslist requires high degree of interaction between the buyers and the sellers and it is not available all across the world.
The listings on eBay are not a free service and the company only sells good and not services.