In Japan, a mobile flea market sells books and fish

29 May 2017
In Japan, popular mobile-only c-to-c marketplaces include unicorn Mercari, Rakuten’s Rakuma and Drecom’s Clip. With especially strong fashion and electronics categories, they fight each other for the attention of local bargain hunters. Until recently, no-one had the guts to narrow its focus to a single category. Then this app came along: The book flea market.


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Tariq Ahmed Saeedi

Tariq Ahmed Saeedi covers Pakistan. Tariq is curious to dig up stories revealing the potential of technologies in turning things around.