A renowned British comedian and author will compere and entertain guests in a specially designed ‘Shop Live!’ set, where, in partnership with local lifestyle specialists, they will demonstrate the latest and greatest range of products available on eBay.
Each of the performances will showcase ‘exactly what you need… and everything else’ for some unlikely but amusing scenarios. The first will highlight the beauty and style essentials needed for fans to ‘Ace Your Reality TV Audition’, featuring an exclusive cameo from the glamourous Amy Childs of ‘TOWIE’ fame. The second – in celebration of the online marketplace’s new TV ad spot – willexplain how to ‘Survive The Zombie Apocalypse’ using everyday home and electrical products.
Allowing the audience in on the action, a renowned comedian and her special guests will encourage the crowd to get up on stage for their chance to be rewarded with giveaways and photo moments.
Deals on selected products will also be available via mobile, with the items available to pick-up immediately from the Union Street, Argos eBay Click & Collect service.
In celebration ofthe ‘Shop Live! with eBay’ experience, eBay has also unveiled the secret shopping habits of its 640,000 monthly Birmingham customers, revealing some of the most popular items bought on site.
Smartphones prove to be an ever-popular purchase, with more than 890 being snapped up by tech-savvy shoppers a month.
Along with the glad-rags come the handbags! People are paying attention to their outfit accessories more than ever, with 1,000 handbags sold every month in Birmingham on eBay.
Birmingham residents are also getting fit! eBay reveals that 2,480 fitness DVD’s are sold on eBay every month, it would seem that fitness fanatics are booming in Birmingham as home workouts make their come back.