BuyMyPlace (ASX: BMP), the Australian real estate disruptor site that allows homeowners to sell their properties without a real estate agent, said its growth surged, while traditional real estate agents reported declines. But, revenue growth came at a cost.
The 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition is currently underway. At the event, China’s leading classifieds conglomerate, 58.com, has been talking up the cross-sector potential of its used auto platform 58che.com and real estate subsidiary Anjuke.com.
Legacy.com, an online obituary and memorial provider, has acquired the assets of ObitData.com, a market-share provider.
South Africa's competitive auto vertical just got more competitive. PriceCheck, the leading price comparison site for (mostly) new goods in South Africa, relaunched its auto category in a way which makes it a real competitor for the established contenders in the auto vertical, such as Autotrader.co.za and Gumtree Autos.
Mercari, a flea market app in Japan, launched a convenient, home-delivery service for large items nationwide on April 17.
In a surprise, sweeping move today, Immobilienscout24 and Autoscout24, the two sites generating close to all of the revenue of Scout24 Group, announced the replacement of their top managers effective immediately.
After taking its rental business offline in November 2015, Mumbai-based real estate site Housing.com, which recently merged with property broker PropTiger.com, now re-entered the rental business.
The Russian auto market remains in flux, as companies try to find new business models in a competitive and crisis-hit environment. However, this has not stopped funding going to new entrants, such as start-up Woom.
All dressed up, but nowhere to go. That's one way to describe Pakistani jobs aggregator PaperPk at this point. It knows where it wants to go, how to get there, and how much it'll cost to get there. The only thing missing is the money to finance the move.
Last August, two auto verticals in Belarus agreed to merge, to create one, large player that can lead the market. The two sites Av.by and A.tut.by turned into one as Av.by. Only after the merger, the investors behind and drivers of the deal to create a single, Belorussian major were revealed.