Hot Products/Trends

2014-04-08

Terapeak Trends: Measuring the Market for Hot Wheels on eBay

Our recent foray into the eBay analytics of classic toy brands like Lego blocks and Disney princesses got us thinking about another classic—Mattel's Hot Wheels vehicles. How many Hot Wheels...

2014-04-01

Terapeak Trends: Anna, Elsa of Frozen and Disney’s Princesses in E-Commerce

Disney has long been a kind of factory for a special genre of princesses—leading animated ladies that sing and dance their way into children's hearts, often in the midst of dramatic adventures....

2014-03-27

Terapeak Trends: Do Hollywood and Music Industry Legends Drive Sales?

Ol' Blue Eyes now finds his name on bottles of Jack Daniel's whiskey. (Image: Public Domain) Last month the storied Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee launched a new brand of...

2014-03-24

Terapeak Trends: Tracking Bitcoin’s Wild Year

The last year has been a busy one for the virtual "cryptocurrency" known as Bitcoin. With Bitcoin in the news once again over the last month or two, we thought it would be interesting to observe...

2014-03-17

Terapeak Trends: Tracking the Winter Goods Seasonal Cycle

In many areas of the world, things are warming up right now. Springtime is here, for example, in North America, and with it, liquidation winter season goods are increasingly on offer everywhere. If...

2014-03-07

Terapeak Trends: Wearable Technology the Next Big Thing?

Various kinds of wearable technology have been in the news for a couple of years now—everything from the long-lived Apple iWatch rumors to the gradual spread of much-discussed Google Glass headsets....

2014-03-06

Terapeak Trends: How Has “The Lego Movie” Affected Lego Sales?

The Lego Movie is hot stuff right now. IMDb users have given it a rating of 8.4 of 10. It's doing even better on Rotten Tomatoes, where it has a score of 96 percent. As of March 5th it had done...

2014-02-27

Terapeak Trends: Retail Box Tax Preparation Software Still Hot During Tax Season

Tax season is here again. With it, as always, comes endless hours spent grappling with complicated software packages and piles of official documents and receipts. In recent years, many of the biggest...

2014-02-21

Terapeak Trends: Nike’s Air Yeezy Red October Does $1.4 Million in First-Week Volume

Next to our look at St. Patrick's Day sales on eBay, which saw hundreds of thousands of dollars in goods shipped worldwide over two months, Nike's latest publicity win seems like something akin to...

2014-02-20

Terapeak Trends: What Sells on eBay for St. Patrick’s Day?

March is almost here, and with it comes that greenest of holidays, St. Patrick's Day. On St. Patrick's Day, everyone wears green, and everyone wants in on the action. (Image: Pete Souza / The...

2014-02-18

Terapeak Trends: Sochi Torches, Team USA Cardigans Top List of Valuable Sochi Sales

Like all Olympic games, the 2014 Olympic Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia have seen more than their fair share of triumph and heartbreak, intrigue and politics, each delivered with the local...

2014-02-11

Terapeak Trends: Ralph Lauren Team USA Olympic Cardigans Earn Gold

Before the winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia began this year, there was a certain amount of buzz online about the cardigans that Team USA were slated to wear during the opening ceremony. According...

2014-02-07

Terapeak Trends: Super Bowl Victory Leads to Sales Bounce for Seahawks

In January, we took a look at how shoppers valued the two teams slated to compete in Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2nd. Denver goods didn't sell well on or after Sunday, but Peyton Manning is...

2014-01-31

Terapeak Trends: iPad Losing Ground to iPad Mini, non-iPad Tablets

Last year we reported on the market for low-end and children's tablets, and we also looked at the market for traditional desktop computing amidst media pronouncements of the PC's death at the hands of...

2014-01-29

Terapeak Trends: Extreme Weather Drives eBay Sales

The media consensus inside the U.S. seems to be that—at least so far—the winter of 2013-2014 has been a heavier, snowier one than the winter of 2012-2013. Though media reporting and facts on the...

2014-01-24

Terapeak Trends: Which Super Bowl XLVIII Team is More Popular with Fans?

Though the crowd is split, on eBay everyone can get a trophy. (Image: BrokenSphere / CC-BY-SA-3.0) With their respective victories over the San Francisco 49ers and the New England Patriots...

2014-01-16

Terapeak Trends: What’s an Oscar Nominee’s Name Worth on eBay?

This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominees for the 2014 Oscar awards. Given the famous names involved and the big media production that the Oscars represent,...

2014-01-09

Terapeak Trends: Top eBay Searches, Products for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games

Less than a month remains before the opening of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. On eBay, Sochi-related goods and memorabilia are already starting to appear. With this in mind, it's a...

2013-12-27

Terapeak Trends: Late 2013 Holiday Shopping Trends

With the holiday shopping season now solidly in the rear view mirror, it's time to take a look at some of this year's late trends. There are a lot of ways to hunt for consumer trends using Terapeak,...

2013-12-05

Terapeak Trends: PS4 Overtakes Xbox One in First-Week Sales

At the end of November, Sony launched its latest PS4 game console—just a week before Microsoft launched its competing and similarly sought Xbox One console. Each was eagerly anticipated by gamers,...

2013-11-26

Terapeak Trends: Xbox One Outpaces PS4 in Launch-Day eBay Sales

Last week we detailed the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 game console, providing numbers to illuminate eBay sales of the console during the month prior to launch and on launch day. On Friday,...

2013-11-21

Terapeak Trends: How Valuable are Names Like Sarah Palin and Barack Obama?

The city of Wasilla, Alaska recently listed Sarah Palin's 1999 Ford Expedition for sale on eBay Motors—with a starting bid around five times its blue book value. The listing has, in fact, drawn...

2013-11-20

Terapeak Trends: PlayStation 4 Launch Drives Millions in eBay Sales

As gamers of all stripes know, Sony's PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console was released to North American audiences on Friday. A combination of factors suggested that this launch would be a highly...

2013-11-06

Terapeak Trends: Hot Searches on eBay Heading Into the Holidays

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, we've already talked about some of the ways in which it's not too late for sellers to seize opportunity and improve their selling season...

2013-11-01

Terapeak Trends: How Quickly Do Smartphones Lose Their Value?

The smartphone market moves at a dizzying pace; with hundreds of models, dozens of releases per year, and a constant upgrade cycle, it can be tough to get a handle on how value holds up (or doesn't)...

2013-10-17

Terapeak Trends: Evaluating Thanksgiving Sales on eBay.com

Caught in between back-to-school season and the holiday shopping rush, Thanksgiving is an often-forgotten holiday, particularly when it comes to across-the-board retail. What sells on eBay.com...

2013-10-11

Terapeak Trends: October Video Game Releases and Holiday Opportunity

The coming month boasts an interesting slate of video game releases—interesting because several of the titles are parts of much bigger brand and product universes, and several of them are or have...

2013-09-27

Terapeak Trends: More on Halloween Items in Disguise

As we suggested yesterday, if you sell online and you’ve been ignoring Halloween in the past because you don’t think you sell holiday decorations or costumes, you should take another look at your...

2013-09-26

Terapeak Trends: Catch Seasonal Shoppers in Your Halloween Web

Halloween is just around the corner, meaning that we're at the height of the Halloween buying and selling season right now. True, Halloween isn't a big gift-giving holiday—it doesn't drive sales of...

2013-09-10

Terapeak Trends: Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast Point to Future of Home Television, Video

The past decade has been a big one for home video and television, with DVD having been superseded by Blu-ray, low definition programming having given way to HDTV, and traditional cathode-ray tube sets...

2013-09-03

Terapeak Trends: Brass Instruments Gaining, String Instruments Flagging in Back-to-School Sales

Back-to-school season is about more than outfits and office supplies; every fall, a new army of middle-school, high-school, and college students takes up the hobby known as band practice, driving...

2013-08-28

Terapeak Trends: Identifying Hot Products in Vintage, Collectible, and Antique Goods

Thrifting—acquiring in-demand used items to sell online—is an important activity for many sellers and a pleasurable sideline or hobby for many others. What's being listed in vintage,...

2013-08-20

Terapeak Trends: What do Back-to-School Shoppers Buy on eBay?

The back-to-school shopping season online tends to reach its peak in mid-August, admist the flurry of school openings that occur from early to late August in the U.S. In terms of marketing and sales,...

2013-08-05

Terapeak Trends: Which Team Sport Drives the Most U.S. Sales?

With U.S. sports news full once again of reporting on NCAA college football in anticipation of the coming 2013-2014 season, a "new year" of U.S. sporting is upon us. It's become common knowledge that...

2013-07-31

Terapeak Trends: Fitbit, Nike Top the Market for Activity Trackers

Activity trackers—wearable devices that track walking, running, or other activities and help their users to stay fit—have gained a kind of cultural currency in recent years, with runners in...

2013-07-23

Terapeak Trends: Do the Royals Drive Online Sales?

The world is abuzz with the news of the latest royal arrival, a boy born to Prince William and his wife Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The British royals are said to be the most famous...

2013-07-04

Terapeak Trends: Measuring the Market for Kids’ Tablets, Low-End Tablets

It's no secret that tablet computing devices are on the rise, having shaken the desktop and notebook computing markets and earned seemingly endless coverage from the technology press. That's well and...

2013-06-13

Terapeak Trends: Connecting Interest in Solar Energy to Path Lighting, Consumer Products

Worldwide demand for electricity continues to rise as electrically-powered goods are more and more a part of everyday life. From tiny devices like mobile phones to large investments like electric...

2013-06-07

Terapeak Trends: Ebooks Trending Upward, But What About Nook and Kindle?

Rumors of Microsoft's interest in purchasing the Nook ebook business from Barnes and Noble have generated a great deal of buzz recently, particularly with PwC's prediction that ebook sales will...

2013-05-24

Terapeak Trends: Will My Video Game Collection Appreciate in Value?

Our post late last year about a complete collection of retail Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) games—listed on eBay for just under $25,000—generated a good amount of reader interest. In...

2013-05-17

Terapeak Trends: Answering the Biggest Question in Sci-Fi: Star Wars or Star Trek?

Whatever goes on in the world, year by year and decade by decade, there is one human battle with galactic implications that has been raging now for generations: the battle between Star Wars and Star...

2013-05-08

Terapeak Trends: Use Pinterest and Social Media Leaders for Product and Sourcing Ideas

  What if there were an expert in fashion, design, and style that had been voted an opinion leader by 14 million active, fashion-conscious consumers and that shared dozens of ideas about trending...

2013-05-02

Terapeak Trends: 3D Printer RepRap Showing Signs of Growth

  The world of industrial 3D printers—devices that, when connected to a computer, "print" three-dimensional objects rather than marks on sheets of paper—is still a new and relatively unknown...

2013-04-18

Terapeak Trends: Breaking Down Desktop PC Sales Numbers on eBay

  The technology sector has been abuzz since last week's note by market analyst IDC of a sharp quarterly drop in worldwide PC sales, an opinion mirrored by rival research firm Gartner. With the...

2013-04-11

Terapeak Trends: Fore! Tiger Woods Drives Demand

There are not many athletes who can dominate their sport the way that Tiger Woods has. Over the last few years, with all of the distractions in his life, his game hasn’t exactly been up to par, but...

2013-04-05

Terapeak Trends: Terapeak “Hot Research” Points to Upward Trend for Arduino, Similar Devices

Testing marketable ideas using Terapeak's product search is a straightforward and commonplace process—type a few keywords into the Terapeak search box, take a look at recent listings and trends for...

2013-03-28

Tracking Social Media Trends and Their Influence on E-Commerce Markets

Can we use social media such as Twitter to extract interesting signals about consumer behavior? If we can predict consumer behavior by monitoring social media, we can use those signals to provide...

2013-03-21

Terapeak Trends: Depreciation of Camera Bodies (Part Two)

Yesterday, we looked at how to retrieve trend information from Terapeak’s flagship market research application, for 4 of the current Canon EOS DSLR cameras: Canon 1D X (MSPR: $6,799.00) Canon...

2013-03-19

Blackberry Z10 Exceeds Analyst Expectations

The Blackberry Z10 launch is being watched closely by mobile enthusiasts and investors alike. Blackberry's comeback phone, the Z10, is its chance to pick up lost market share from Apple, Google and...

2013-03-19

What is the iWatch Press Doing for eBay Smart Watch Sales?

The Apple rumor mill is churning again with speculation about the next big thing—an Apple-branded "smart watch" known as the iWatch. Media reports say it will do many things that users now do...

2013-03-19

Terapeak Trends: Drone Accessories “Exploding” on eBay

When Kentucky Republican, Senator Rand Paul filibustered in the Senate chamber for 13 hours straight in early March, he was drawing attention to U.S. policies on the use of unmanned “drone”...

2013-03-07

Sales Soar for Falling Stars

On February 14th, 2013, the entire world was captivated when a bright flash and loud explosion was caught on hundreds of dash-cams throughout the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. Experts identified the...

2012-11-30

Furbies are hot on eBay

Furbies are back and they are selling like hotcakes,  maybe they will become a hotter commodity than Twinkies as we get closer to Christmas! The first Furby was released for the holiday season...

2012-11-21

Terapeak Holiday Tips Vol.2

http://vimeo.com/53692247 And we are back with Terapeak Holiday Tips Volume II. Stay tuned for the next editions to come! Today we have the queen of auctions Lynn Dralle. Lynn is an eBay...

2012-11-19

Terapeak Holiday Tips with Janelle Elms - View our Short Video!

Janelle Elms Holiday Tips Christmas is just around the corner and most of us are getting ready to get into the “panic” mode. Here at Terapeak we were able to speak with a few eBay superstars...

2012-09-14

Apple iPhone 5 pre-order sells out in 60 minutes!

In 2010 iPhone 4 had 1.7 million sales in the first 3 days of retail availability; I think that is a lot. In 2011 Apple reached more than 4 million iPhone sales in the first 3 days. Originally, Apple...

2012-09-11

Kardashians are still selling!

Kim Kardashian’s closet appears to be never-ending. Which makes me curious, does she actually wear every single article of clothing that she sells? Also, did she pay for the clothing that she is...

2012-08-17

Olympic Medal Glory (No Sweat Required)

Do you find yourself telling people you could have been an Olympic medalist if not for having kids, getting married or sustaining some kind of injury in college? Well here is your chance to "win"...

2012-08-13

Don't trust bank investments? Look into Apple…

With interest rates for savings accounts at record lows there is not a lot of incentive to squirrel money away. What other options do you have? Well,  how about hoarding Apple products for...

2012-07-17

The Sunbeam Coney Island Steamer

Some of you may have already seen the post on the Terapeak Facebook page about  the latest addition to Terapeak's Canadian office - The Coney Island Steamer from Sunbeam. The acquisition came...

2012-07-03

London 2012 Olympic Torch sales on eBay

Our friends across the pond at TameBay have posted a great article about how they used Terapeak to gain insight into the sale of London 2012 Olympic Torches from the torch relay. They used Terapeak to...

2012-05-17

Keeping Up With Kim & Kourtney Kardashian on eBay

Many sellers start their eBay (ad)ventures by selling items from around the house. Cleaning out the closet is an especially popular source of inventory for fledgling sellers. Now, if only our closets...

2012-05-04

May The Fourth Be With You!

Terapeak's own Jord "The Darkside" Tanner wishes a Happy 4th of May to Terapeakers around the world! "May The Fourth Be With You" is a play off of the popular phrase "May The Force Be With You"...

2012-05-01

Retail Arbitrage with Toys

Terapeak is a phenomenal tool for helping you source hot products. Today we explore arbitrage opportunities with the classic children's toys from Playmobil. Playmobil has been releasing toy sets for...

2012-04-23

Attention Terapeak API Users

Are you a Terapeak API user? Please ensure you are using api.researchadvanced.com other access points are soon to disappear! As of May 1st if you don't use api.researchadvanced.com you may...

2012-04-20

Fantastic Ferrari Friday

Anthony, Ian and Max have made it safely back to Terapeak HQ in sunny Victoria, BC. However, before Ian & Anthony flew back they rented a Ferrari F430 Spider for an afternoon. The Ferrari F430...

2012-04-18

Last Day At Catalyst 2012!

Things are winding down in Las Vegas at Catalyst 2012. That hasn't stopped Anthony, Ian, and Max from grabbing a picture with Scot Wingo of Channel Advisor! [caption id="" align="alignnone"...

2012-04-16

Come Visit Terapeak at Channel Advisor Catalyst 2012!

Are you attending Channel Advisor Catalyst 2012? Ian, Max and Anthony from Terapeak will be happy to answer your questions about Terapeak and data licensing at table 53 ( on Monday 16th April) and...

2012-04-04

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 13

Today’s Terapeak success story illustrates the importance of research when selling new products you are unfamiliar with. Terapeaker Howard from eBay store T-Shirts & Shiny Shoes scored big on a...

2012-04-02

Android 4.0 on the Rise

With the fall 2011 release of Google’s  newest Android mobile phone operating system Ice Cream Sandwich few tablets in the market have adopted the new software. According to DHgate, one of the...

2012-03-30

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 12

Blogger and seller Scott Davis from "Berry's Books + Other Neat Stuff" sold an expensive bible on Amazon only to find out the version he had differed slightly from the Amazon listing and the buyer...

2012-03-29

DHgate Reports On Computer Demand Growth in International Markets

We live in era of global trade. If you are not currently selling internationally you are missing out on high growth markets that are contributing billions of dollars annually to ecommerce sales....

2012-03-27

DHgate Shows Tablet Sales on the Rise

Our good friends over at DHgate have provided us with a report that gives insight into current trends in the computer industry. As a business to business platform used by many eBay sellers to source...

2012-03-26

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 12

When selling items from a set it can be difficult to know if the set is more valuable complete or if there is stronger demand from people wanting to complete their own sets.  When shopping around for...

2012-03-23

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 11

Spring is here at Terapeak and we are closing out the week with another story of success from one of our fabulous community members. Blogger, eBay seller and Terapeaker Becky P has shared another...

2012-03-19

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 10

As an eBay seller choosing the right keywords is essential to obtaining the highest return on your items. Buyers are more likely to find your items if you use the keywords they’re searching for....

2012-03-13

Scheduled Maintenance Tonight at 10PM PDT

Terapeak will be down temporarily for scheduled maintenance tonight. Our service will be unavailable for approximately thirty minutes starting at 10:00 P.M. PDT on Tuesday March 13, 2012. Please bear...

2012-03-13

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 9

Research on the road is invaluable and Terapeak delivers as today’s featured Terapeaker shows us. Lesley Rich from the Lil*bo*tique Shop on eBay and writer at The eBay Underground Blog is a veteran...

2012-03-09

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 8

Terapeak power user, past contributor and all around swell gal Miriam Otto from The eBay Life Blog and Blue Frog Shoes on eBay is back with another great story of how she uses Terapeak to make more...

2012-03-06

Terapeakers Make More Money Part 7

Just over two weeks into this series and the stories are still flowing in. Terapeakers are definitely out there making more money by being smart and researching the products they’re selling....

2012-03-01

Terapeakers Make More Money! Part 6

Welcome to March everybody! The sun is shining at Terapeak headquarters in beautiful Victoria, BC. I hope spring has arrived or is well on its way for all of our wonderful readers. Terapeaker Gail...

2012-02-23

Terapeakers Make More Money…part 4!

Danni Ackerman owner of Udderly Good Stuff on eBay and her website The Danni App has been a long time eBay seller and Terapeaker. She cannot speak highly enough of the value that Terapeak provides...

2012-02-08

Calling All Resellers! We Want To Hear From You!

We here at Terapeak are excited to hear how you are utilizing Terapeak to maximize profits when reselling goods found at garage sales, thrift stores, estate sales and anywhere else you might be...

2012-01-30

Terapeak appoints Kevin North as new President and Chief Executive Officer

San Francisco, California, USA – January 30, 2012 - Terapeak, the market leading provider of e-commerce research and analytics solutions, and sole re-licensor of eBay data globally, today announced...

2012-01-19

Introducing Terapeak for eBay 9.0!

We are pleased to announce the release of Terapeak for eBay 9.0. It’s the Research Tool that eBay Sellers made! Terapeak is the fastest, most powerful eBay research tool on the market. And now...

2012-01-13

Service Update

Please note, there will be a temporary site outage on January 17, 2012. This will last for approximately 30 minutes between 10:00pm and 10:30pm PST. You may experience a lag in service, or...

2012-01-12

Terapeak iPhone App Now Backward-Compatible

If you have experienced any incompatibility with the Terapeak iPhone app on older devices or older iOS versions, a new fix has been deployed to the App Store for iTunes. If you have the app already,...

2012-01-11

How to Sell on eBay: The Importance of Using the Right Keywords in Your eBay Listings

Using the right keywords in your eBay titles could make a difference between a sale versus no sale. This week, we took a look at the popularity of My Little Pony gear. My Little Pony is a brand...

2012-01-09

Terapeak Launches Powerful E-Commerce Research Tool for Yahoo! JAPAN

Victoria, BC, January 9, 2012 – Terapeak launches a powerful e-commerce research tool for Japan’s largest online marketplace. Leveraging rich analytics capabilities honed over the past decade...

2012-01-03

Free eBay Seller Webinar - eBay Sellers: the PayPal 1099, New Tax Laws, and You

eBay Sellers: the PayPal 1099, New Tax Laws, and You Presented by Outright, makers of small business online accounting software and Diane Kennedy, CPA, speaker and founder of USTaxAid Services...

2012-01-03

Squawk! Terapeak Sponsors a Parrot at the World Parrot Refuge

At Terapeak, we like to help our local community. In the last few months we’ve sponsored a Christmas Tree in the BC Children's Hospital Festival of Trees, and we also helped out a local music group....

2011-12-31

Service Update

Please note that there will be a temporary outage on January 2nd, 2012. This will last for approximately 30 minutes between 10:00pm and 10:30pm PST.  You may experience a lag in service, or...

2011-11-25

Dirty Dancing in Germany: Terapeak Reviews Arbitrage

Arbitrage, the practice of taking advantage of price differences between markets, is a popular strategy to use on eBay; particularly for Terapeak users who want to maximize profits by selling in the...

2011-11-10

Using Terapeak to Effectively Source Hot Products on eBay

Terapeak Hot Research Pack, now available with all packages of Terapeak, gives users functionality that highlights the hottest products, categories, searches, titles, and media currently on eBay. A...

2011-10-24

Upcoming Event: Holiday Shipping Best Practices for eBay Sellers Webinar

Holiday Shipping Best Practices for eBay Sellers Presented by: Mark Le Vine, BubbleFAST and Eric Nash, Stamps.com The holiday seasons is the busiest shipping period of the year. Are you prepared...

2011-10-14

Do Sci-Fi Spin-offs Sell Better on eBay than Original Series?  Terapeak Looks at Doctor Who vs. Torc

DVD sales on eBay are almost always hot – if you use Terapeak to check the Category feature and look at the DVDs & Movies section, you will see that the DVD, HD DVD & Blu-ray category continually...

2011-10-12

Terapeak Checks Out a Hot New Product for the Holidays: Air Swimmers

Here at Terapeak, we were taking a look at what’s coming up hot for the holidays this year, when we came across a product that captured our imaginations – so before we share a complete hot...

2011-10-04

Can You Guess the Top 5 DVDs on eBay?  From Serial Killers to Disney Princesses, Terapeak Looks at t

The Hot Research Pack is one of the easiest Terapeak reports to use and gain valuable information – it covers popular sectors of eBay research, including categories, media, searches, products, and...

2011-09-29

Bargain Hunting is Big: Terapeak Looks at the Popularity of Coupons on eBay

Saving money is so hot right now. Bargain hunting hasn’t been this popular in ages. Between the growth of the e-commerce industry over the past decade, where buyers can find great deals on...

2011-09-19

Terapeak Reviews eBay Statistics for Nike's "Back to the Future" Sneakers & Nike-

Back in July, we took a look at the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, which focuses on market-facing brands, producing the most comprehensive annual ranking of brand value by analyzing...

2011-09-13

Terapeak's Growth Prompts Move to Sleek New Office

Terapeak recently moved from our offices at the Vancouver Island Technology Park into the beautiful Maplewood neighborhood of Saanich, BC near Victoria. Our shiny new office reflects our beginnings...

2011-09-06

Terapeak Tracks the HP TouchPad Trend

The HP TouchPad is a tablet computer, which was released in July of this year, measuring 9.7” and shipping with the webOS 3.0 operating system. In mid-August, less than seven weeks after its...

2011-08-29

Terapeak Compares Products that Suck: Popular Vacuum Brands

There are two major vacuum brands that have trended well over the past few years: Roomba, those little robot vacuum cleaners that motor around on their own, and Dyson, the vacuum built on technology...

2011-08-16

Terapeak Smurfs a Look at International Reporting

Terapeak is a powerful tool that can be used to help follow real-world trends to see how online sales are affected as a result. Terapeak can be extremely useful for checking data for accuracy and...

2011-08-10

Buying and Selling Social Influence on eBay

Last month, we discussed Google’s latest foray into social networking, Google Plus, which launched as an invitation-only alternative to Facebook: Terapeak Tracks Google Plus Invitations on eBay....

2011-07-22

Is Teen Wolf Boosting Lacrosse Sales on eBay?  Terapeak Investigates…

Teen Wolf, a new television series based on the 1985 movie, debuted on June 5 of this year. An immediate hit, part one of the two-part premiere delivered fantastic ratings, where it retained 68% of...

2011-07-18

Terapeak Looks at the Fly New Feather Extension Trend

Feather hair extensions are reported as being a hot, new summer trend, according to popular trend-spotters. Seen on celebrities from American Idol judge Steven Tyler to performer Ke$ha, these new...

2011-07-14

Terapeak Partners with Yahoo! JAPAN

Victoria, BC, July 14, 2011 – Terapeak is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with search engine and auction giant Yahoo! JAPAN.   Terapeak is forging a strategic alliance with...

2011-07-06

Terapeak Tracks Google Plus Invitations on eBay

As we’ve previously discussed, real events and trends can have a huge impact on eBay sales and searches. Terapeak provides information for merchants to capitalize on trends and stay in tune with...

2011-07-05

Using Terapeak to Verify Top Brands

BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands is a study that focuses on market-facing brands, producing the most comprehensive annual ranking of brand value by analyzing the world’s leading brands....

2011-06-20

Garage Sale Madness: A Super Way to Source in the Summer!

Tomorrow is the first day of Summer. Many people look forward to the summer for the long evenings, the clement weather or the long vacations.  However, all good eBayers know that the best...

2011-06-10

Strike a Chord with Your Buyers: Using Terapeak to Sell Your Guitars on eBay.

If you’re a guitar fanatic, or if you saw this on Google, you’ll know that yesterday was Les Paul’s birthday. Les Paul, was an American jazz and country guitarist, songwriter and inventor (and...

2011-05-26

eBay and Terapeak show fashion sales trends for clothing, shoes & accessories

Timing (knowing when to list) is one of the most-important elements to successful eBay selling, and fortunately Terapeak makes it simple.“Seasonality” refers to the time of year when an item...

2011-05-19

Terapeak and Worthpoint create an antique collector’s paradise

Worthpoint is one of the two best online resources for discovering the value of an antique or collectible, the other one is Terapeak. So, it only makes sense to combine our strengths and create the...

2011-05-02

Spring is the best time to buy baby clothes online, and sell on eBay

As Spring returns to the northern hemisphere, new life is popping up everywhere you look. The only question is – what are all these new life forms going to wear?   Baby clothes are some of...

2011-04-29

Terapeak nominated for three VIATeC awards

The Victoria Advanced Technology Council (VIATeC) holds an annual award ceremony to recognize companies and products that are helping to advance Victoria’s already booming industry, and this year...

2011-04-20

Terapeak talks eBay listing analytics tools, and why Victoria is a Canadian tech mecca

If you’re on this blog then you’re already reading about Terapeak (thanks, by the way) and we want to bring two interesting articles to your attention.   The first read is on an online...

2011-04-15

Restoration of Service Update

Terapeak’s outage period continued longer than anticipated, and we took every measure to resolve it as quickly as possible. We sincerely apologize to our valued subscribers for this interruption in...

2011-04-15

Service Interruption – Latest Update

Our IT Team has been working non-stop to isolate the problems that caused this recent service interruption. After many hours they have isolated a DNS issue causing the login problems.   To...

2011-03-30

eBay’s top-selling golf club and apparel brands, and how to sell them

Spring has finally arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and as we all exit hibernation some of us might be entering the garage to dig out our golf clubs. Whether you’re interested in selling your old...

2011-03-16

Read about Terapeak on the PayPal Blog

Terapeak has been featured on the PayPal blog, the article includes a discussion of our free sales reporting tool Terapeak for PayPal. Click the logo below to read the article. Haven't tried...

2011-03-15

Read about Terapeak data in The Independent

Terapeak has just been featured in The Independent, a British newspaper. The article is titled "Cushions, cupcake stands and garden furniture this week's hot eBay products," and as the name suggests...

2011-03-10

King’s Speech movie causing depression era fashion to cheer up

The King’s Speech, the movie about a stuttering monarch, recently swept the Oscars, and even won a Golden Globe for good measure. The film takes place in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, and so cinema goers...

2011-02-04

Terapeak featured on Tamebay

Tamebay is an eBay news and education site created by two British PowerSellers. Recently they featured Terapeak as a guest blogger, and our article discussed the fact that George Bush's biography...

2010-11-25

Get the most from your Black Friday eBay listings (Attention Playstation 3 Sellers…and everyone el

Regardless of where your market is, over 310 million Americans call Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) the busiest shopping day of the year. We know that Terapeak can show the best way to list...

2010-11-12

Terapeak featured among first PayPal Apps

Exciting news from the house of PayPal, the company announced at the recent Innovate X Conference that it would begin letting developers create apps for the PayPal platform (much like apps on an...

2010-10-18

Lift and Separate for a Good Cause

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Terapeak is pitching in with style. Bling My Bra is an organization created in 2009 by eBay sellers who set out to raise money for breast cancer...

2010-10-14

Fun with Terapeak’s NFL Index

The 2010-11 NFL season is underway and Terapeak can tell us the most-marketable teams in the game using the NFL Index widget. This index compares the eBay merchandise and ticket sales of every team...

2010-10-01

Terapeak Plots the Lindsanity

Nothing sells like a scandal - let’s talk about how real events can have a huge impact on your sales.     Lindsay Lohan (LiLo) has been hot off the presses ever since her...

2010-09-10

Kat & Jesse: steamy romance not helping sales

It’s official, Jesse James and Kat Von D have moved beyond their Vegas ‘locationship’ and are now officially sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Now let’s toss them back into Terapeak and see if...

2010-08-27

Terapeak Predicts the Shelf Life of Traditional Books

Marketing genius and noted author Seth Godin recently blogged that he would no longer be publishing his books the old fashioned way. Godin stated that traditional publishing techniques are built...

2010-08-24

Terapeak Celebrity Heat Meter: Jesse James V. Kat Von D

Bike-building bad boy Jesse James and inked-up TV personality Kat Von D have been spotted getting cozy over dinner in a Las Vegas hotel. Despite James being 13 years her senior, Kat admits she’s...

2010-08-10

Terapeak Top 5: Music

Terapeak is like the Billboard of eBay thanks to its Hot Media search feature. Above is this month’s Top 5 Music list which you may find either outrageous or validating. That’s the beauty of...

2010-08-06

Terapeak confirms Android as industry leader

Android has finally conquered the smartphone market in the United States. Smartphones running Google’s Android operating system accounted for one-third of all smartphones purchased in the...

2010-07-26

eBay’s Top-Selling Athletes

The highest-paid professional athletes of today earn more than the GDPs of some countries, but what is their resale value? Certainly in these high-profile lines of work one’s salary should...

2010-07-14

All hail, King James is Changing Colours

After an incredibly successful 7 year career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James announced he would be changing teams. On July 1st James effectively became unemployed and held...

2010-07-07

Vuvuzela: Selling Like Hotcakes

The 2010 World Cup is entering its final round, and the hot topic of the tournament has nothing to do with the players. The Vuvuzela is a long plastic horn that has been the cause of some serious...

2010-06-23

eBay auctions $2.6 million dollar lunch

Terapeak is the reigning king of averages, and we love to scour eBay for quirky items. A million-dollar lunch isn’t the craziest listing ever - that prestigious honor is saved for...

2010-05-26

From Beatles to Bieber

  How can two musical styles be separated by over four decades and yet offer almost no variation in the hair styles of the musicians? That’s just the question we ask ourselves when we look...

2010-01-14

Halfway Hockey: Bruins, Blackhawks soar to top of Terapeak NHL index

We're more than halfway through the 2009-10 NHL season, and there's been a pretty significant shake-up at the top of the Terapeak NHL Index. When we reported on the index at the beginning of...

2010-01-05

New Year's Revelation: Holiday eaters turn to eBay to lose weight

Quick, name a New Year's Resolution! Quit Smoking? Save money? Spend more time with family? The above are all popular amongst resolution-makers, no doubt, but you'd be hard-pressed to find many...

2009-12-22

Outwit, Outplay, Outbid: "Survivor" auctions game-used props for charity

We've reported similar stories about Miley Cyrus and Nine Inch Nails in recent months, and now pioneering CBS reality show Survivor is getting in on the charity action. Following Sunday's...

2009-12-18

Disney Domination: Classic brand feasts on eBay holiday shoppers

A week ago, we blogged about the holiday toy racket, which year after year provides one of the more reliable markets on eBay. But what if you were to boil that phenomenon down into one single brand?...

2009-12-17

eBay Football Frenzy: Teams jostle for position atop Terapeak NFL Index

Funny what on-field performance can do to a team's eBay sales... When the season began, we ran a blog detailing the 10 best-selling NFL teams. In order, they were: Dallas, Pittsburgh, Chicago,...

2009-12-11

Toys, Toys, Toys: Santas worldwide are buying on eBay

This isn't exactly the hardest time of year for us to find visually-dramatic sales trends -- in fact, it's almost certainly the easiest. A majority of all two-year Terapeak trends will show peaks and...

2009-11-30

Sweet November: Black Friday a red letter day for thousands of eBay sellers

So, Black Friday was last week, and if you spent any part of the weekend near a shopping mall or TV or newspaper or the Internet, you're probably sick of hearing about it. But whoa, what a day....

2009-11-30

Pretty Sales Machine: Nine Inch Nails auctioning "hundreds of items" on eBay

Last August, after hearing that Miley Cyrus had put some of her own clothing and schwag up for charity auction, we wondered aloud whether sellers of other Miley/Hannah-related goods would benefit --...

2009-11-27

New Moon, Same Result: "Twilight" still selling like crazy on eBay

Twilight is popular. We've known this for a while. If you'd asked us just one month ago whether we thought the series could get any more popular, we probably would shrugged and said we'd stopped...

2009-11-19

Market Warfare, Too: Record-breaking video game excels on eBay as well

Since 2003, the Call of Duty video game series has been providing PC, PlayStation and XBox users with some of the most popular first-person shooters on any platform. Never before, however, has a...

2009-11-16

Holiday Appreciation: Even Thanksgiving provides unique eBay selling opportunities

When we talk of "holiday selling opportunities", you may not think of Thanksgiving first, second, or even at all. But as we constantly stress, virtually any major or minor calendar event will create...

2009-10-29

Terapeak launches free keyword tool on Selling Manager Applications

Some more exciting news out of Terapeak-land this week! On Monday, we launched Terapeak Keywords, a free application available exclusively on the eBay Selling Manager platform. It works much like a...

2009-10-15

"Wild Things": Film adaptation gives new sales life to classic kid's book

In 1963, Maurice Sendak published a little book called Where the Wild Things Are, about the wild adventures of a boy named Max who is sent to bed without dinner. Max dons a wolf costume and becomes...

2009-10-08

Hallow's eBay: Trick-or-treaters go online for hot costume ideas

Oof! Look what time of year it is again! Yes, yes, tis officially the season to be thinking about the December holidays -- but check out that 90-day total listings trend for "Halloween." It's a...

2009-10-01

Hockey Hoopla: Terapeak's NHL on eBay index gears up for new season

It was only a few weeks ago that football came back into our lives, and already, for sports fans, the season is getting even sweeter... Tonight, the puck drops on the 2009-10 NHL season! As many...

2009-09-24

True Blood, True Value: HBO's vampire series best-selling DVD on eBay

As if that other vampire-riffic phenomenon couldn't get any bigger, we were peeping the Terapeak Hot DVDs section this morning and noticed a TV series atop the list... For those keeping score,...

2009-09-17

Beatlemania's Back: "Rock Band", Reissues help Fab Four sell on eBay

In case you haven't heard, there's this wild new video game out, where you and a few friends get to be English kids with bad haircuts, who sing cute little pop songs that eventually become more...

2009-09-10

Football Fever: Kick off the new season with Terapeak's NFL Index!

If there's one upside to summer ending (it feels dirty even saying that), it's what kicks off tonight: a new NFL season! In what's become a tradition over the past several years, the defending...

2009-09-09

Sarah Palin is trying to sabotage the Terapeak Election index!

Like Miley before her, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is getting in on the eBay action. Until September 18th, dinner with the once-VP-candidate is up for grabs via auction, with bidding set to...

2009-09-04

OS Xceptional: Apple's Snow Leopard a Sell-Through Superstar

A week ago today, Apple released its new operating system, Mac OS X v10.6 -- better known worldwide as "Snow Leopard". Announced to the public and released to developers in early June, "Snow Leopard"...

2009-09-01

"Hot" Cuisine: Julia Child enjoys resurgence on eBay

From 1961 until her death in 2004, Julia Child was a celebrated American chef who brought French cuisine to the masses. In 2002, then-unknown Julie Powell created a blog titled The Julie/Julia...

2009-08-26

Batman Buzz: Is Megan Fox really going to play Catwoman?

As summer blockbuster season draws to a close, there's been a sudden swirl of rumors regarding the next highly-anticipated Batman movie -- namely, today, reports that Megan Fox has been pegged to play...

2009-08-24

"Harry" Situation: Is Potter's popularity declining?

Can you believe it's been 12 years since J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book was published? And nearly a decade since the release of the first movie adaptation? Enough jokes have been made about...

2009-08-13

Luthier Lost: Guitar legend Les Paul passes away at 94

It's a dark day in the world of guitar players everywhere, as legendary guitar maker Les Paul has passed away at 94. We've got a few in the office here ourselves, and like most anybody who's ever...

2009-08-11

Miley Memorabilia: Will performer's charity help other eBay sales?

A pretty cool story coming out of eBay this week, as Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus put all kinds of autographed schwag and clothing up for charity auction in her eBay store. The products...

2009-07-29

Collect This! Comic-Con a treasure trove for opportunistic eBay sellers

Every year, San Diego hosts an event called Comic-Con ("SDCC"), one of the world's largest comic book conventions. This year, thousands of fans converged on the San Diego Convention Center between...

2009-07-22

Desperate Measures: Can eBay help Lehman Brothers recoup lost funds?

Preliminary reports: not even close. You may have seen in the news this week that Lehman Brothers, perhaps the newsiest of the fallen investment firms, has begun selling off all Lehman-related...

2009-07-17

Kindle Surprise: eBay, eBooks… eBigBrother?

Surfing Twitter today, we noticed a trending topic we'd never really seen before -- "Kindle" -- as in, those e-book-reading devices introduced by Amazon a while back. Well apparently, according to...

2009-07-14

Harry's Here: Are ya ready?

Summer blockbuster season is well under way, and so far we've seen the release of such box office giants as Star Trek, Transformers 2, GI Joe, and Up, all of which seemed near-perfect from a...

2009-07-07

AuctionBytes reports on Terapeak Michael Jackson research

AuctionBytes, an online publication that reports on ecommerce and eBay, yesterday published a terrific article titled "Terapeak Quantifies the Michael Jackson Effect on eBay". Chock full of...

2009-06-15

Apple Seeds: iPhone price-drop equals surge in eBay sales

If you're a long-time Terapeak subscriber and/or blog reader, you'll know we've had a keen interest in iPhones since the first 3G models were released last summer. It wasn't hard to predict then that...

2009-06-12

Holy Matri-Money: Wedding stuff surges on eBay

(Worst headline ever? Yeah, probably. Okay, moving on...) It's officially wedding season here in the northern hemisphere, and, as with every year, that means millions of dollars pouring through a...

2009-06-09

Movie Merchandise: Making the most of "Hot" DVD research

Looking at Terapeak's Hot Media for April-May, the top five DVDs display a pretty wide breadth of film styles; you've got a near-three-hour Academy darling, a slapstick comedy starring that dude from...

2009-06-03

Cup Coincidence? NHL's Wings and Pens tops in eBay presence as well

It's been close to two months since we blogged about the NHL or mentioned the Terapeak NHL index (blame the sad-sack Canucks, who failed us once again), but watching the Pittsburgh Penguins salvage...

2009-06-01

Father's Day Reminder: 20 days left!

After wishing all the moms in the audience a happy day last month, we'd be remiss not to give the daddies of the world a shout-out as well, and to remind you that Father's Day happens in just under...

2009-05-27

American Idol: Not always a golden ticket

It's been a week now since Alabama pretty boy Kris Allen shocked even himself by winning the eighth season of FOX's American Idol, beating the glittery pants off of glammed-up Adam Lambert. The...

2009-05-20

World Music: Arbitraging a few of the world's top-selling artists

It's been a few weeks since we launched our new international search tool, and we've already had lots of fun arbitraging goods across the different eBay sites. Today, we're going to focus on pop...

2009-05-13

Young Guns: Crosby, Ovechkin square off one last time

Crosby, Ovechkin. Crosby, Ovechkin. Crosby, Ovechkin. For hockey fans worldwide, it's been a common refrain since the dynamic pair burst onto the scene four years ago, rivals from the get-go as...

2009-05-12

Terapeak Genius Research: People, uh, really like Twilight…

Whether you're a fan or not (and generally, it seems, you either really are or really aren't), there's no denying the otherworldly success of the Twilight novels. Since the first book came out all the...

2009-05-01

Trekkie Turnout: Shouldn't Star Trek be selling better right now?

Given the release next week of J.J. Abrams' looong-anticipated Star Trek movie, wouldn't you expect sales from the series to be up across the board? It's a trend we witnessed and blogged about when...

2009-04-27

Mother's Day Reminder: Thirteen days to go!

We all forget from time to time, and the ramifications are never pretty, so consider this your reminder: two weeks from yesterday (Sunday, May 10th), sons and daughters across 67 nations will present...

2009-04-24

Prez Appeal: How eBay rates Obama's first three months

... Has it really only been three months? Does it not feel like Obama's been in office longer than that? Maybe it's got to do with the years of hype leading up to last November's U.S. Presidential...

2009-04-23

WSJ uses Terapeak to track "posh" purchases on eBay

We're happy that the Wall Street Journal has once again used Terapeak's eBay data to illustrate a story! For the full report on luxury goods selling on eBay and beyond, click here! ...

2009-04-21

Summer Watch III: eBay in your backyard!

Well, we're happy to announce that the sunny weather here in Terapeak-land has held strong since our last  Summer Watch update, and that we're still as excited as ever about the upcoming season! (We...

2009-04-15

Playoff Push: NHL teams duke it out for eBay Cup

As with every year, it's a been a grueling 82-game regular season for all 30 NHL teams, but 16 in particular have battled especially hard to position themselves for what kicks off today -- the real...

2009-04-14

Hannah Montana: Kind of a big deal

If you spent any portion of your Easter weekend at the movie theatres, you likely witnessed part of the preteen throng that helped Hannah Montana: The Movie snag #1 honors at the U.S. box office....

2009-04-06

Summer Watch II: Play ball!

When we wrote the first installment of our epic Summer Watch blog series, it was a way to take our minds off the gloomy weather outside -- persistent, prickly, Pacific Northwest rain. But just a...

2009-03-30

Good eBay: What's selling this Easter?

Ready for the most painfully obvious up-trend graphic in Terapeak blog history? Boom! Check it out! Alright, duh, so it's no surprise that Easter collectibles are shooting up as the big...

2009-03-25

Summer Sneak Peek: Because we caaan't waaait…

It feels a bit weird craving summer as badly as we do right now, considering our headquarters on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada, but this year's winter has been an especially miserable one --...

2009-03-19

The Lipstick Indicator: What sacrifices are consumers making?

There's an economic theory called the Lipstick Indicator -- in brief terms, this is a trend observed in times of economic downturn, coined when retailers noticed women spending money on small luxury...

2009-03-06

Watchmen Watch: The hype is legit…

If you've been living above ground for the past couple weeks, you're probably aware that today, finally, marks the much-anticipated release of Watchmen, a film adaptation of the celebrated 1980s comic...

2009-02-27

NHL Update: "Original 6" teams lead drive to the playoffs

The NHL's trade deadline looms next Wednesday, which means the drive to the playoffs has officially begun. In this coming week, teams will have one last chance to shuffle their rosters and try to...

2009-02-23

The Rise of Bakugan: It's time to take action!

Browsing Terapeak's Hot Searches list, which ranks the most popular eBay searches over the past little while, you'll find a lot of familiar suspects in places 1 through 7: wii, ipod, xbox 360, iphone,...

2009-02-17

Oscar Preview: Who takes home the most eBay hardware?

The 81st annual Academy Awards take place this Sunday in Hollywood, and here at Terapeak we'll be glued to the tube to catch all the stars and speeches. This year it seems the races are wide open --...

2009-01-28

Super Bowl XLIII: Who ya got?

It's that time of year -- Super Bowl time! -- and no matter whether you're rooting for the favored Steelers or upstart Cardinals, both teams are looking good in the wide world of eBay. Check out this...

2009-01-26

Superheroes Update: President Obama spurs Spider-Man sales

When we read in early January that Marvel was releasing a limited-circulation, Obama-themed Spider-Man cover shortly before Inauguration Day, our first reaction was to wonder how it would effect...

2008-12-02

Smartphones, Smartsellers: Blackberry launches Storm, outsells iPhone

Since launching in June 2007, iPhones and iPhone accessories have consistently been among the most hotly-contested items on eBay. Naturally, here at Terapeak, we've had a keen interest in iPhones...

2008-11-28

'Peak Season: What are you selling for the holidays?

At Terapeak we're always interested to know what our users are stocking and selling, and the holidays are an especially intriguing time. If you'd like to share a bit about your strategies so far this...

2008-11-14

Election Wrap-up: History = Sales

As we wade through the aftermath of Barack Obama's historic victory in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, take a look at this still-shot taken from Terapeak's election index today: Tells a...

2008-10-02

NFL Update: Eagles soar to the third in the conference

It's been a month today since we launched our NFL on eBay index, and already it's been a remarkable season -- from league-changing injuries, to historic coach-firings, to undefeated teams led by...

2008-09-19

Election Update: McCain tightens eBay gap

Isn't it funny how eBay sales mirror real current events? Re-examining Terapeak's 2008 election index, released last July, it appears the McCain campaign has come a long way toward bridging the...

2008-07-29

Terapeak's Newest Diamond Gems

Baseball, as a sport, has always lent itself to stories. In any given season, there are hundreds of them—from no-hitters to clubhouse quitters, bench-clearing brawls to disputed home run balls....

2008-07-19

There’s Lots of Money in Those Old iPhones… on eBay

While reading an article linked to from Techmeme it is easy to see there are various ways to make money selling your old iPhone to get the new iPhone 3G.  In theory, people are willing to give up...

2008-06-10

What’s up with Apple products?  The price and volume sold of unlocked iPhones, for one!

Terapeak’s iPhone Index is now online! This new index provides a very cool way to keep watch on the evolving iPhone market. The embeddable widget tracks locked vs. unlocked iPhone sales on eBay, and...

2008-05-03

Silver Age Iron Man Comics Get a Boost from Film Release

As the big budget film Iron Man hits theatres this week, demand for Silver age Iron Man comics has soared as well. According to results found using Terapeak's Hot Categories research tool, Iron man...

2008-04-03

MAC Eyeshadow BIG on eBay this Spring

One of this month's hot categories on eBay is Health & Beauty>Makeup>Eye Shadow>MAC. Mac is one of the leading producers of cosmetics, health and beauty products, with flashy ad...

2008-03-14

Die Cutting Machines: A fun scrapbooking tool and a hot product on eBay!

With an 80% sell through rate and the 9th highest sales revenue on the site, category #71228 (Crafts > Scrapbooking > Die Cutting Machines) is our feature hot category on eBay this week....

2008-03-05

Vintage Cameras a Hot Item on eBay through February

Let's take a look at an interesting result from Terapeak's Hot Category List from the last 30 days: Category # 11721: Vintage TLR Cameras. Sporting a very unique look compared to modern cameras, TLR...

2008-02-28

GI Joe sales steady as film project moves forward

GI Joe figures are a hot product category on eBay, and it's only going to get hotter as a live action movie based on the popular toy and cartoon series has recently gone into production. Director...

2008-02-14

HD DVD and Blu-Ray Continue to Compete for Sales on eBay

Netflix to drop HD DVD format, Best Buy to focus on Blu-rayTwo more setbacks for the HD DVD were revealed this week as Netflix moved to support Blu-ray exclusively while Best Buy announced they will...

2008-01-30

Demand for Heath Ledger Memorabilia Soars on eBay

Heath Ledger's star was already on the rise in anticipation for his role in the upcoming Batman sequel, the Dark Knight. His recent passing has sparked a huge increase in demand on eBay for anything...

2008-01-29

Super Bowl, Super Tickets?

Sports fans and those living with sports fans know that Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner. This February 3rd, the Patriots meet the Giants in Glendale, Arizona. One billion people worldwide...

2008-01-22

Webkinz on eBay Pricing with Terapeak Research

The Terapeak Webkinz Index – Dec 2007 Here’s a fun report using eBay research on Webkinz, those educational and interactive toys popular with the tween and younger set. If you’re not that...