Last year we researched eBay’s marketplace to uncover the Top Selling Items on eBay 2016 and their respective categories. We’ve also shared insights about sell through rates, average prices, break down by country and item condition. This post has quickly become our most popular on the CrazyLister blog, providing sellers with actionable insights to decide what to sell on eBay.
Today, we’re updating that post and giving you “Top Selling Items on eBay 2017” where we share the most up to date data.
What’s new in 2017? We took our research one step further and collected listings’ structure data. This way, we not only answer the question “What are the top selling items?” but also “How do I sell them?”
Uncovering the Top Selling Items on eBay for 2017
In it’s 2017 2nd quarterly report to shareholders, eBay mentioned two growth metrics:
- Adding two million new active buyers, for a total of 171 million global buyers on the marketplace. Which represents a 4% growth vs. same quarter last year.
- Marketplace GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume) increased by 3% vs. last year’s quarter, to a total of $20.5B
Below is a breakdown of the top selling items on eBay that contributed to this growth.
The data below shows the most trending/hot items in their respective categories, i.e the top selling items on eBay for the past 7 days.
Every category is followed by an average summary of “Filled Item Specifics Fields”, “Item Description Word Count” and a breakdown of the “Item Description Layout”.