Cyber Monday Mobile Shopping Data

Now that the holiday shopping frenzy is at full-throttle, we thought it might be helpful to provide some data on what some of the hottest trends and sale items on eBay were for Cyber Monday. Our friend Richard Brewer-Hay over at eBay Ink shared some of the highlights in a post yesterday. Some things that stuck out to me included:

eBay Mobile

  • Shoppers in the U.S. spent two and a half times more via eBay Mobile this Cyber Monday than last year

The five most popular categories shopped via eBay Mobile, excluding vehicles (by GMV)

1. Clothing, Shoes & Accessories 2. Computers & Networking 3. Jewelry & Watches 4. Collectibles 5. Sporting Goods

The five most popular categories shopped via eBay Mobile, excluding vehicles (by sold items)

1. Clothing, Shoes & Accessories 2. Collectibles 3. Jewelry & Watches 4. Cell Phones & PDAs 5. Toys & Hobbies

The top items purchased via eBay Mobile in specific categories were:


1. Toms Classic Shoes 2. UGG Australia Classic Short Shoes 3. Converse All Star Chuck Taylor Shoes


1. iPhone Accessories 2. NetGear WNDR3300 270 Wireless N Router 3. Apple iPhone 4 – 16GB

Toys & Hobbies:

1. Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit 2. Black Wolf Twin Propeller 2-Channel Remote Control Helicopter 3. Mattel Cruncher Prehistoric Pets Interactive Dinosaur

You can get more data and insight by visiting

We hope that you're seeing a nice uptick in revenue as the holiday season continue to pick up the pace. Understanding what consumers are shopping for and how they're completing those transactions can help you to make small tweaks to what you're promoting and how you promote it. We hope you find this helpful.

If you've noticed any particular trends or have insight you'd like to share, please leave us a comment below.