EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 1745 - March 11, 2008     3 of 3

eBay Wins Better Business Bureau Award

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eBay Inc. will receive the Better Business Bureau President's Award for sustained superior performance. The online auction site is one of several businesses accepting a BBB International Torch Award at a ceremony on April 8 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The Torch Awards are given by the Council of Better Business Bureaus to recognize businesses and executives exhibiting integrity in the marketplace and exemplary dedication to fostering trust between businesses and consumers.

Steven J. Cole, President and CEO of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, stated in a press release, "In just 13 years, eBay had truly changed the marketplace and shaped the definition and expectation of trust between buyers and sellers. eBay has demonstrated clear leadership and fostered trust between members by keeping the marketplace safe for consumers around the globe."

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