Partnering with the City of Akron, Ohio, eBay will empower local entrepreneurs to harness the power of technology and ecommerce.
by: Kendall Fields
Members of eBay’s leadership team gathered with the Akron Mayor’s office, local government officials, representatives from the Downtown Akron Partnership and area small business owners to celebrate the launch of eBay’s Retail Revival program on Friday, January 19, in Akron, Ohio. Through the 12-month pilot, eBay and the city of Akron aim to advance existing economic development efforts by harnessing the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace in support of the local business community.
eBay partners with sellers to help connect their online and offline efforts.
Today, we are launching Always Open on eBay to support our sellers who also own physical retail stores, helping them showcase their products, attract new customers, and grow their business. Participating retailers receive co-branded collateral for their physical space that promotes their eBay store, where their customers can shop at any time, and from anywhere.
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