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Press Releases

BIDADOO ACHIEVES RECORD FIRST QUARTER -- CONTINUING TO CHANGE THE WAY EQUIPMENT IS BOUGHT AND SOLD

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON APRIL 21, 2021

bidadoo reported record sales for its first quarter (Q1), as it continues to see a rapid shift from traditional models to online auctions and remarketing. bidadoo, a strategic partner with eBay, experienced record buyer demand throughout the first quarter and represented the highest number of sellers on the marketplace. Strong buyer demand drove dramatically higher selling prices by an average of over 35%+ across many equipment and truck categories. 
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BIDADOO ACHIEVES RECORD SELLER GROWTH -- FUELED BY STRATEGIC EBAY PARTNERSHIP AND INVESTMENT

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 5, 2021

The third quarter was highlighted by the announcement of bidadoo’s strategic partnership with eBay, along with a spike of over 77% in new seller accounts through Q3, 2021 year-over-year. The strategic partnership combines the powerful platform and global reach of eBay with the proven capabilities and experience of bidadoo. 
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EBAY AND BIDADOO ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO TRANSFORM HEAVY EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY), a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, announced today a strategic partnership and investment in bidadoo, a leading online remarketing and auction company of equipment, trucks and capital assets. As one of the largest marketplaces for Heavy Equipment, eBay offers buyers a wide selection of equipment, trucks, parts and attachments for industries from construction to transportation to agriculture. This partnership will combine the proven platform and global reach of eBay with the unique capabilities and experience of bidadoo. 
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BIDADOO NAMES FRANK WILSON AS VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS, INDUSTRY VETERAN EXECUTIVE TO HELP SCALE INTERNATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON AUGUST 22, 2021

bidadoo - the largest and most trusted online auction company on the world's largest auction marketplace, eBay, drove over 65% new seller accounts in Q2, with record 2021 sales and revenues. To better serve its growing international customer base, bidadoo is excited to announce the appointment of Frank Wilson, Vice President of Operations. With over a decade of auction and remarketing experience with some of North America’s largest equipment companies, Frank will lead and expand the continued growth of the bidadoo operational infrastructure. 
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BIDADOO CONTINUES RECORD YEAR FUELED BY 65% Q2 INCREASE IN NEW SELLERS AND RECORD PRICING

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JULY 16, 2021

With very strong pricing and market demand for equipment and truck assets, bidadoo drove over 65% new seller accounts in Q2, with record 2021 sales and revenues. 2021 customer growth is fueled by greater adoption and trust of bidadoo’s online marketplace - with an increase in the average equipment selling prices of over 75%. With 18 years of dedicated online remarketing experience on the world’s largest auction platform, eBay, bidadoo attracts an audience of true end-users and global buyers. bidadoo’s trusted on-demand marketplace eliminates the need to travel to safely purchase or sell equipment - bidadoo brings the auction to you.. 
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BIDADOO CONTINUES INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION WITH CANADIAN INDUSTRY VETERANS

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON MAY 4, 2021

bidadoo - the largest and most trusted online auction company on the world's largest auction marketplace, eBay, expands its commitment and focus on growth across Canada. Capitalizing on the industry's rapid shift from brick-and-mortar and traditional models to trusted online marketplaces, bidadoo continues its rapid growth and strategic investments. bidadoo is proud to announce several new team members, including Managing Director Sue McGregor to drive growth and customer support across Canada and within strategic vertical markets. 
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BIDADOO ACHIEVES RECORD Q1 WITH 40% SALES GROWTH AND 144% INCREASE IN ONLINE TRAFFIC AS TRADITIONAL MODELS ARE REPLACED WITH TRUSTED ONLINE MARKETPLACES

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON APRIL 7, 2021

bidadoo had record first quarter sales, demand, and traffic as buyers and sellers further leveraged the benefits of bidadoo’s 100% online model. bidadoo achieved over 40% growth in the first quarter sales, year-over-year, with new-visitor web traffic over doubling at 144%. With 18 years of dedicated online remarketing experience on the world’s largest auction platform, eBay, bidadoo attracts an audience of true end-users and global buyers. bidadoo’s trusted on-demand marketplace eliminates the need to travel to purchase or sell equipment - bidadoo brings the auction to you. 
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD YEAR AND RECORD FOURTH QUARTER 2020 - ONLINE TRAFFIC MORE THAN DOUBLES

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JANUARY 14, 2021

bidadoo ended 2020 with a record sales year and a record Fourth Quarter, continuing 18 years of consecutive growth. During 2020, bidadoo more than doubled online traffic -- 123% year over year -- as buyers were attracted to bidadoo’s trusted, transparent 100% online model. bidadoo has always been 100% online, and continues to be dedicated to building the best online-only platform for buying and selling equipment, trucks and capital assets. 
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BIDADOO DOUBLES ONLINE TRAFFIC IN THIRD QUARTER 2020 AS NEW BUYERS AND SELLERS RUSH TO BIDADOO’S 100% ONLINE MODEL

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON OCTOBER 29, 2020

bidadoo had record third quarter sales and traffic as buyers and sellers further leveraged the benefits of bidadoo’s 100% online model. bidadoo’s online traffic more than doubled year-over-year as buyers and sellers rush toward bidadoo’s trusted 100% online eCommerce model. With 17 years of dedicated online remarketing experience on the world’s largest auction platform, eBay, bidadoo attracts an audience of primarily true end-users and global buyers. bidadoo’s trusted marketplace eliminates the need to travel to purchase or sell equipment - we bring the auction to you. 
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BIDADOO CONTINUES SALES AND VERTICAL EXPANSION AS THE INDUSTRY RAPIDLY TRANSITIONS TO ONLINE AUCTIONS AND REMARKETING SERVICES

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted construction, fleet and industrial equipment auction and remarketing service on eBay, is expanding its sales team and vertical capabilities as the industry rapidly shifts away from brick-and-mortar, traditional auction sites to online auctions and remarketing services. bidadoo is excited to announce key appointments, adding extensive experience to bidadoo’s strategic vertical markets, including Energy, Oil and Gas, and Rental. 
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BIDADOO EXPANDING ITS SALES TEAM TO MEET INCREASE IN ONLINE REMARKETING DEMAND

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted construction, fleet and industrial equipment auction service on eBay is expanding its sales team to meet the surge of online remarketing demand and activity. Spreading deeper into new regions and markets, bidadoo is excited to announce the contributions and appointments of key people in sales channels. 
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BIDADOO ACCELERATES SALES THROUGH RAPIDLY EXPANDING TEAM

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON AUGUST 18, 2020

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted business and industrial auction service on eBay is expanding its sales and leadership team to meet the surge of online remarketing demand and activity. As further fueled by Covid-19, bidadoo has attracted a 188% growth in site traffic during this period. bidadoo is expanding deeper into new regions and markets. bidadoo is excited to announce the contributions and appointments of several key people in sales leadership. 
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD 2ND QUARTER WITH SURGE OF TRAFFIC UP 155%

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JULY 14, 2020

bidadoo had a record second quarter in sales, volume, and online tra?c as buyers and sellers further leverage the benefits of bidadoo’s 100% online model. This was highlighted by a website traffic surge of 155% and a new visitor web tra?c spike of 188% (year-over-year) as buyers and sellers turn toward trusted online auctions and marketplaces. Sellers took advantage of the increased traffic which contributed to 35% sales growth during the quarter, over last year. With 17 years of dedicated online remarketing experience on the world’s largest global auction platform, bidadoo attracts a truly global audience of primarily end-user buyers. bidadoo brings the auction to buyers around the world - without the need to travel. 
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APRIL UPDATE - BIDADOO MARKETPLACE AND AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON MAY 6, 2020

bidadoo web traffic doubled Year-Over-Year as buyers and sellers turn to trusted online auctions and marketplaces.  bidadoo had a 36% increase in sales from April of last year with increased demand both from buyers and sellers, as they turn towards bidadoo - a trusted 100% online marketplace.  During the COVID-19 crisis, many strategic accounts - existing and new - have pivoted to bidadoo as their preferred remarketing partner, while many traditional sales models and live auction sites have shut down for buying or bidding. 
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BIDADOO HOLDS FINAL Q1 ONLINE AUCTION WITH 80% INCREASE IN AUCTION VOLUME AND 50% INCREASE IN PARTICIPATION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON MARCH 30, 2020

bidadoo holds the final Q1 online auction on Tuesday, March 31 -- with online interest up 50% and a volume increase of 80% over last year. With construction and equipment activity impacted due to the current health crisis, bidadoo brings the auction to you, both buyers and sellers, without the need for travel or transport. 
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD 2019 WITH 72% REVENUE GROWTH AS CUSTOMERS CONTINUE TO ADOPT ONLINE AUCTION MODEL

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JANUARY 21, 2020

bidadoo ended 2019 with record 72% revenue growth over 2018, as customers continue to rapidly adopt the online auction model over the land-based, live auction model. Significantly less selling expenses, and the trust and acceptance of online heavy equipment buying, has significantly changed the remarketing and auction industry. Sellers continue to see higher net equipment returns as they adopt the more efficient online selling model. Since releasing the bidadoo Fleet reMarketing Solutions platform in 2019, bidadoo has seen tremendous growth and adoption from many strategic accounts. Buyers benefit with the lower cost of acquisition and a more efficient, trusted and transparent marketplace.
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD 4TH QUARTER WITH 73% GROWTH IN NUMBER OF UNITS SOLD

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JANUARY 7, 2020

bidadoo continued to experience strong demand for trusted online auctions, achieving a record 4th Quarter with 73% growth in number of units sold. bidadoo also saw an increase in international participation of over 75% during the 4th Quarter. Giving buyers and sellers multi-channel options, bidadoo also saw significant growth via the bidadoo Marketplace, a Buy-Now / Make Offer channel.
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STRONG SUPPLY AND DEMAND DRIVES FINAL AUCTION OF 2019, BIDADOO COMPLETES A RECORD 2019

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DECEMBER 27, 2019

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted business and industrial auction service on the world's largest online auction marketplace is announcing one final no-reserve auction on Monday, December 30th to close out a record-breaking 2019. 
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RAPID GROWTH AND 61% MOBILE PARTICIPATION DRIVES BIDADOO TO DAYTIME AUCTIONS -- EVERY TUESDAY

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DECEMBER 10, 2019

bidadoo is excited to announce that its weekly online auctions have moved to daytime on Tuesday. After 16 years of evening auctions, many factors have prompted this move, including access to mobile technology, growth of buyer base, more commercial grade equipment, more professional buyers and a better buyer experience.
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BIDADOO AUCTIONS REPORTS RECORD QUARTER WITH INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION AND INCREASED GLOBAL PARTICIPATION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JULY 11, 2019

bidadoo continues to expand and increase sales with over 50% growth in the 1st half of 2019, year over year. This continued growth can be attributed to further international market expansion in Canada and Mexico, increased global buyer participation, success of the bidadoo Buy-Now Marketplace, bidadoo’s growing experienced sales force, and the market’s continued adoption of online auctions. Increased sales were also fueled by deeper support of the remarketing needs of many strategic, multinational customers including JCB, Case Equipment, Genie/Terex, Herc Rentals, Sunbelt Rentals, Battlefield Rentals (CAT Rentals), Takeuchi, Atlas Copco, and many government agencies.
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BIDADOO ONLINE AUCTIONS COMPLETES RECORD FIRST QUARTER WITH OVER 70% GROWTH ON EBAY

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON MAY 2, 2019

bidadoo sales increased over 70% in the 1st Quarter of 2019, year-over-year. This significant increase can be attributed to bidadoo’s growing experienced salesforce, geographic expansion - including additional growth in Canada and Mexico, and market migration to efficient online auctions.
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD YEAR WHILE 4TH QUARTER ONLINE AUCTION SALES GROW BY MORE THAN 50%

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JANUARY 10, 2019

bidadoo continued to experience strong demand for trusted online auctions, achieving a record year and record 4th Quarter with more than 50% growth in auction sales over Q4 of 2017. bidadoo also saw an increase in auction participants of over 67% from over 192 countries during the 4th Quarter. Giving buyers and sellers multi-channel options, bidadoo also more than doubled sales via the bidadoo Marketplace, a Buy-Now / Make Offer channel. As the largest seller of equipment and trucks on eBay, bidadoo enables its sellers to reach a truly global buyer base. With the more efficient bidadoo online auction model, sellers are able to achieve superior net returns through bidadoo vs. many live and online auction providers, with quicker speed to market and no need to transport equipment to a land-based live auction facility.
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BIDADOO COMPLETES RECORD 3RD QUARTER WITH OUTLOOK FOR STRONG 4TH QUARTER GROWTH AND DEMAND

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON NOVEMBER 1, 2018

bidadoo had another record quarter in Q3, reflecting the increase in confidence in sellers moving to an online auction model. Through bidadoo’s long-term partnership with eBay, bidadoo reaches 177 million registered users in over 190 countries world wide. bidadoo has expanded geographic coverage with 46% more “virtual” auction sites in the 3rd quarter of 2018 vs. 2017. In addition, bidadoo has sold from over 600 customer locations this year and increased the number of equipment and truck lots by 65%. bidadoo anticipates record sales through the end of 2018 with strong demand fueled by global demand, year-end tax incentives, and strong construction markets.
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GARY GREEN NAMED BIDADOO SALES MANAGER IN MIDWEST REGION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON OCTOBER 25, 2018

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted business and industrial auction service on the world's largest online auction marketplace, is excited to announce the appointment of Gary Green Regional Sales Manager. Driving customer’s success through bidadoo’s remarketing and auction services, Green will grow bidadoo’s market presence in and around Indiana by developing strong customer and partner relationships in the Midwest region.
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BIDADOO’S RECORD YEAR CONTINUES TO DISRUPT TRADITIONAL LIVE AUCTIONS WITH EBAY PARTNERSHIP

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JANUARY 23, 2018

While traditional auctioneers announced closures of live auction locations in 2017, bidadoo experienced record equipment sales on eBay through increased participation and acceptance of trusted, transparent online auctions. This growth was supported and fueled by the bidadoo 100% Guarantee, the enhanced eBay Business Equipment Purchase Protection, and eBay’s 168 million active buyers. 
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LOREN CARLSON NAMED BIDADOO GENERAL MANAGER OF SALES FOR THE WESTERN REGION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DECEMBER 21, 2017

bidadoo, the largest and most trusted business and industrial auction service on the world's largest online auction marketplace, is excited to announce the appointment of Loren Carlson as General Manager of Sales for the Western Region. An early advocate of the online auction model, Carlson has extensive equipment sales and leadership experience. He will develop regional business strategy and implement ongoing measurements of success for bidadoo’s expanding sales team. Carlson will also initiate and drive positive improvements in bidadoo’s customer-facing processes. 
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BIDADOO AWARDED EBAY TOP SELLER AWARD

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON OCTOBER 19, 2017

As the largest Business and Industrial seller on one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, bidadoo has been awarded eBay’s Top Seller award - in recognition for their rapid growth, pioneering technology, strategic partnerships, and trusted brand. Since bidadoo’s founding 14 years ago, it has been a trusted eBay partner. During this time, bidadoo has become eBay’s top seller in the strategic Business & Industrial segment. This segment serves small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) with equipment and industrial products.
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BIDADOO TO HOLD LARGE QUARTER-END, NO-RESERVE, RENTAL EQUIPMENT RETURN ONLINE AUCTION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

"We are excited about the growth we achieved this year in support of our sellers across the US and Canada, and buyers all over the world. Our model is all about efficiency, trust, and transparency. Efficiency comes with less travel - for both machines AND bidders. With our expanding team, we have conducted auctions from over 600 customer sites already this year, with our sellers incurring zero shipping costs in support of achieving better net returns. Our model has also changed the way buyers can make educated and trusted purchasing decisions. Every machine includes detailed photos, a video inspection and detailed inspection report making the need to travel to an auction site before the sale to ‘kick the tires’ unnecessary" says Howard Hawk, bidadoo President. 
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HONNEN EQUIPMENT PARTNERS WITH BIDADOO AUCTIONS FOR AUCTION SERVICES OF GOVERNMENT LEASE RETURNS

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JULY 27, 2017

Honnen Equipment has been working with bidadoo Auctions for the past 2 years to appraise, remarket, and auction their used equipment acquired from both trade-in machines and government lease returns. Currently, bidadoo is auctioning a large fleet of low-hour John Deere government lease return machines for Honnen. 
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BIDADOO HOLDS HUGE QUARTER-END ONLINE NO-RESERVE AUCTION

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JUNE 29, 2017

Over the past month, bidadoo has attracted over 800,000 auction views from 179 countries, and over 15,000 bidders. As the largest truck and equipment seller on the eBay global marketplace, bidadoo attracts more viewers for each item sold -- more than any other major auction company. bidadoo engages a large buyer base by featuring quality equipment from some of the world’s largest fleet and equipment owners, such as Herc Rentals, Sunbelt Rentals, and JCB. 
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