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Press Releases

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. Increased sales was also fueled by significant growth in the bidadoo Marketplace (Multi-channel: Buy-Now, Make-Offer), and further investment in customer-facing reMarketing technologies. These investments have greatly expanded bidadoo’s operational capabilities, and success, in supporting some of the world’s largest fleet owners.
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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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BEN ARBEITER NAMED MIDWEST SALES DIRECTOR

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON JUNE 28, 2017

Arbeiter is responsible for driving customer’s success through bidadoo's remarketing and auction services. He is also managing bidadoo's growing customer footprint within the Midwest region. Further, he will expand a dynamic sales team to keep pace with the shifting demands of the online auction marketplace. 
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