On this page we catch up with and diagnose the search trends on eBay from the previous week. We get our information by matching the top 20 items spiking daily in search trends from eBay itself with other topics currently being searched on outside the eBay walls.
Top Search Trends: Week ending Friday March 22, 2013
We survived the ides of March and, though the first day of spring has come and gone, many part of the U.S. saw plummeting temperatures and another round of snowstorms. However, the trappings of spring — namely spring break — are here whether or not the weather complies.
Does springtime and vacation bring thoughts of Disney to the forefront of your mind? It did for many of our eBay searchers, as the term disney pixar cars dash boardman hit our hotlist. For the grown-up version of car collectors, consider the top search term of lamborghini and the listing that sparked such a frenzy of interest, this 2012 Lamborghini Aventador 2dr Cpe:
Also hot were queries for crock pot, as if to remind us that some people are seeking comfort food to get through a long winter. Here’s one that wouldn’t look bad parked on the kitchen counter:
If innovative food accessories are more your angle, consider this intriguing search term and the item it surfaced: krispy krunch cereal bowl
This is one of those items you didn’t know you needed until you saw it, and then you wondered how you could have suffered through years of soggy cereal. The bowl keeps the cereal a safe distance from the milk until the moment you want it submerged, prolonging the satisfying “snap, crackle, pop” part of your breakfast. What a way to jazz up your day:
The Nice Kicks newsletter reports a release date of May 2013 for these sneaks, but the search term “in hand” means just what it sounds like it does. You can get your kicks now. Thanks, eBay!
Selected high-value items listed or sold on eBay this week:
Please note this a sample of high-value items on eBay. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but it is a representative list.
2012 Lamborghini Aventador 2dr Coupe – $429,995
2008 Century Offshore 3200 Boat – $140,000