Being from Australia, I just came across a few articles talking about eBay in Australia. There was an Online Business Index released in March 2012 that I suspect triggered a small flurry of articles. For example:
- eBay sellers lack mobile commerce know-how at startupsmart.com.au
- More Aussie businesses want to go mobile at news.com.au
- E-tailing beast the high street: eBay (Mobile the next wave) at http://www.channelregister.co.uk
- Online businesses still under pressure from suppliers, eBay Index reveals at smartcompany.com.au
Mobile is a big (and successful from what I have seen) push for eBay. The cost of postage in Australia (and the size of the country) certainly adds to challenges in Australia for online shopping.