Why does eBay have problems in its Asian Markets? Since Asia represents a very important and profitable market for many companies. It is not unusual for many companies to draw major profits from their overseas operations so, why does Ebay have problem?
Please explain what problems the company had when entering Asian markets and how they managed those market entry problems.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 7:14 pm ad1c9bdddf
1. The Asian market is attractive because of its educated and computer literate population, and state-of-the-art telecom infrastructures, among others. Best of all, though, is the potential for growth. Japan and South Korea are the most mature online marketplaces in Asia, but the dollars spent per person online show there is plenty of upward potential.
Grau, Jeffrey (2005). Looking to Asia for Sales. Accessed on 1/9/2012 from http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/6090.asp.
2. Why has eBay struggled in Japan, China and other Asia markets? In Japan, eBay's failure was a series of missteps. Firstly, eBay joined the market five months after Yahoo auctions, giving its competitor a massive head start to establish ...
The solutions looks at the failure of eBay to capture the Asian market and what it can do to penetrate it.
PayPal's IPO Process
The on-line credit-card payment company PayPal had a successful Initial Public Offering and was then acquired by E-Bay. However, they first suffered a series of setbacks. Read the articles below and do some research in ProQuest and other search engines on PayPal.
Write a three page (excluding title page and references) paper answering the following question:
If you had been in charge, how would you have handled PayPal's IPO process differently?
Hennessey, R. (2002). Deals & Deal Makers: PayPal's Debut May Not Signal Web-IPO Trend, Wall Street Journal; New York, N.Y.; Feb 19, 2002. retrieved November 20, 2009.
Wingfield, N. & Bransten, L. (2002). PayPal Insiders to Sell Shares Valued at About $141.9 Million. Wall Street Journal; New York, N.Y.; Jun 13, 2002, retrieved November 20, 2009.View Full Posting Details