Alibaba Group has begun a crusade against firms abusing its intellectual property rights (IPR) complaint system, which was created to protect legitimate brands against counterfeits and knock-off products sold on the site, but is often used by unscrupulous entities to badger and even blackmail other sellers.
At the leading Dutch classifieds site Marktplaats, the relentless shift to mobile use has now pushed desktop use down to as low as 23 percent of total use (visits/sessions).
Izloo.com.pk has been lurking inconspicuously somewhere in a corner of the Pakistani market for the past three years. Now it relaunched the website with listing packages, and feature and display ads to attract visitors.
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), the country's anti-trust watchdog, ordered Kaymu.pk, a large, local online marketplace, to explain why a case for "deceptive marketing" should not be opened against it.
As OLX Brazil, the country’s No. 1 horizontal site owned by Naspers and Schibsted, advances its monetization efforts, the auto category is turning into a key part of the company’s business.
France's president François Hollande spent some time at the country’s leading classifieds site LeBonCoin.fr, while attending Entrepreneurs’ Fair in Paris.
The Intermediate People's Court of Zhuhai recently ordered Wu Changjiang, founder of NVC Lighting Technology Corporation, the largest lighting manufacturer in China, to auction off his 130 million shares in the LED manufacturer Electech (Guangdong Dehao Runda Dianqi Gufen Youxian Gongsi) on Alibaba's stuff site Xianyu.
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E-commerce giant Alibaba Group in China filed lawsuits in the Shenzhen Longgang District People's Court against two sellers of fake Swarovski watches on its c-to-c platform Taobao, claiming RMB 1.4 million ($201,320 U.S.) in damages for contract violation and damage to goodwill.
After adding image-recognition technology to its mobile app for Android devices on Sept. 27 last year (our report here), horizontal classifieds site OLX in India now also updated its app for Windows 10, at the same time giving it a fresh face.