Ebay helps shoppers find last-minute gifts
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ebay has announced the availability of Giftsnearby the first integration of its newly-acquired Milo shopping engine.
According to the company, Giftsnearby shows shoppers a selection of popular holiday gift options ranging from electronics and other gadgets to home appliances and toys that are available at local retailers in or near their zip code. Only items that are in stock at a selection of more than 25 trusted retailers are offered as gift options.
“This holiday season, Ebay has moved beyond ecommerce, and become a shopping destination across mobile commerce, social commerce and now, local commerce,” said Christopher Payne, head of Ebay North America. “As online and offline commerce continue to blur, we continue to introduce innovative ways to help shoppers get the best deals available anytime, anywhere, any way they want them. Giftsnearby has arrived just in time to rescue last-minute shoppers who need the perfect gift – and need it now.”