SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,
eBay announces "The Sleigh Drop," a new sneaker sales
event that offers exclusive access to some of the world's coolest
collections. Throughout the holiday season, three renowned
sneakerheads - La La Anthony, DJ Skee and Jacques Slade - will bring their impressive
collections of rare kicks to eBay, where a sneaker is bought every
This series of drops kicks off with sneaker seller SoleStage
listing 700+ pairs of highly-coveted kicks from DJ Skee's closet,
like the Air Jordan 1 Retro High Off-White and the Nike Air Yeezy 2
NRG Pure Platinum. New items from Skee's collection will be
released every Friday during the month of November.
"This holiday looks really different, and these drops give
sneakerheads access to highly coveted pairs that you can't get
anywhere else," said Garry Thaniel,
General Manager of Sneakers at eBay. "Supply chain challenges have
reshaped the season, and shoppers are craving the rare, the unique
and the hard-to-find, especially when it comes to enthusiast
categories like sneakers."
eBay will continue to give the gift of grails throughout the
month of December, dropping the personal collections of
Jacques Slade on December 3 and La La Anthony on December 17. eBay shoppers can visit
eBay.com/TheSleighDrop to browse the collections.
Across the entire sneaker category, eBay has made buying and
selling easier and more trustworthy for buyers - and charges no
seller fees for listings over $100.
The recent launch and expansion of its Authenticity Guarantee
service ensures all new and pre-owned sneakers sold for over
$100 in the U.S. are fully vetted and
verified by an independent team of industry experts.
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on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok and Facebook.
By the Numbers
- eBay's sneakers category continues to grow at double-digit
- A pair of sneakers is bought every 4 seconds on eBay
- Pre-owned sneakers are selling 15% faster, month over month, on
- The women's sneaker category grew more than 80% on eBay over
the past year
Source: Numbers based on eBay North
America (U.S. and Canada)
Jan-Jun 2021 sales data.
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