Which classifieds site has the highest conversion rate? How do the users of Autotrader and Cargurus differ? What is the user journey like for someone who is buying a car? These are the questions we challenged Deren Baker, CEO of Jumpshot, to answer when he takes the stage in Miami at the Global Online Classifieds Summit on June 22.
Classified start-ups looking for investments, or capital-raising opportunities within the online classifieds industry, should not miss the chance to be part of Pitch Club at the Global Online Classifieds Summit in Miami on June 22.
China's ecommerce giant Alibaba rolled out a new anti-counterfeiting initiative in partnership with 20 global consumer goods brands that use its platform, including Louis Vuitton, Huawei, Mars and Samsung.
CNBCAfrica.com interviewed Bob van Dijk, CEO of Naspers, in Davos, where he is attending the annual World Economic Forum meeting this week. He had a few interesting views on articifial intelligence (AI), smartphone penetration in Africa, Russia and India and the Naspers strategy with LetGo in the U.S..
Efritin.com, the stuff platform of Saltside Technologies in Nigeria, retrenched all its employees in Nigeria yesterday. But, the site continues as before. It is now managed at arm's length by a team outside the country, Saltside Technologies CEO Nils Hammar told us this morning.
Schibsted’s Vibbo.com (formerly Segundamano.es), is on the 2016 blacklist of trademark-neglecting sites compiled annually by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).
It looks like Unister's Auto.de, the marketplace for new and used autos, and MyImmo.de, the real estate listing platform, will shortly be no more.
At its annual Capital Markets Day on December 8, Germany's Axel Springer presented the very helpful - if not entirely correct - ranking of the world's biggest classifieds operators copied below.
The Indian government’s unexpected move to "demonetize" (take Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes out of circulation), with the aim to "weed out black money from the economy", will cause sales of autos and property (and their prices) to dip sharply in the short-term, warned industry experts. Real estate and auto sites won't escape this negative development unscathed.
In the light of financial difficulties, the French business network Viadeo was placed in receivership by a commercial court in Paris for three months, during which time its assets will be divested. Viadeo already has several prospective buyers, according to a news release.