SOURCE: Terapeak

March 05, 2007 08:15 ET

Terapeak Launches First Research Tool for International Buyers and Sellers on eBay

eBay Sellers Can Now Research Sales Trends in the U.K., Australia, Canada, Germany and France

VICTORIA, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 5, 2007 -- Terapeak, a member of the eBay Developers Program and an eBay Certified Solution Provider, today announced the expansion of its eBay research product line to include sales data from eBay sites in the U.K., Australia, Canada, Germany and France. Terapeak's is the first eBay research tool to offer data on eBay sales outside of the U.S.

Terapeak also announced several enhancements to its current research tool, including:

-- Category Heat Map: Shows eBay sellers which categories are hottest on eBay

-- Faster search speeds for dial-up connections and real time progress bar for Average Selling Price (ASP) and number of listings found

-- Top Sellers by Category and detailed Seller Research: eBay sellers can now research their competition by viewing the top sellers in any category and by viewing any seller's sales history to learn techniques that may help them improve their eBay businesses

-- Time zone and currency preferences

-- Educational videos: Over the shoulder learning experiences to help guide sellers through their eBay research

The above new features are included in all Terapeak Research Advantage packages, including the recently launched Research Advantage for eBay Motors Parts and Accessories. In addition to these new features, the company has made available up to two years of sales trend data viewable by category. eBay sellers can use this data to view reports indicating the best times to sell, the best listing start prices, optimal listing features and the keywords that drive the most profits, enabling them to maximize sales and expand their eBay businesses.

"Research for eBay's international markets allows eBay sellers and businesses to confidently expand into new untapped markets with a clear knowledge of how products sell in those markets," says Terapeak CEO Anthony Sukow. "We're very excited about being able to offer this data and increase our global presence online."

As a member of the eBay Developers Program, Terapeak was able to work closely with eBay to create a tool that is specifically geared towards the needs of eBay sellers. Terapeak licenses eBay Market Data, which provides access to rich historical data about what is bought and sold on eBay. Terapeak analyzes this raw data and returns customizable reports to sellers offering them the most relevant information for their eBay businesses.

Terapeak Marketplace Research has developed the most advanced research tool for analyzing eBay consumer transaction data. With over 100 million items on the site at any given time, eBay is the most reliable consumer activity index in the world. To learn more please visit or email

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