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EBay's John Donahoe on E-Commerce and Mobile Payments' Future

Donahoe says that in the not-too-distant future his company will let its customers shop in actual stores and pay restaurant tabs without hailing a waitress

Photograph by Mark Peckmezian for Bloomberg Businessweek

What’s the next set of goals, beyond returning to growth?
In the eyes of the consumer, e-commerce and retail are now one. It’s just shopping, right? And that’s why you see us taking steps to get more involved in the full commerce environment. An example would be EBay doing one-hour delivery. You buy online, but you get it delivered to you from an offline store. Another example would be PayPal being accepted by offline merchants.