From August 16 this year, Turkish debit/credit card holders will have to instruct their banks to process transactions every time they use their cards - also online, also on classified sites, and also for international transactions, reported Webrazzi.com.
All auto dealers on EBay-owned Marktplaats.nl are now directed to a special site, where they can look at a wealth of information on the leads generated by their auto ads. The information is also usefully presented in visual form.
Mercari, Japan’s leading app-only marketplace, launched in the U.K. in recent weeks. The app is also big in the U.S., where it may list in the not-so-distant future.
EBay Japan, one of the biggest marketplaces in the country, is encouraging Japanese small and medium-sized companies to grow their sales by exporting, and to do that by opening stores on the global EBay platform.
Online companies are preparing to fight New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to collect sales tax on online purchases that are shipped from outside New York state, according to a story in the New York Daily News that you can read here.
The Amazon site won't arrive down under before September, but already more than half the local market has geared up to spend money on the site when it does, according to Nielsen Omnibus.
EBay teamed up with Aeropost.com to provide Latin American shoppers "seamless access to millions of products" on AlaMaula.com in Argentina, and ecommerce sites elsewhere in Latin America, in competition with MercadoLibre, Naspers and Schibsted.
EcommerceBytes asked 10,000 online sellers to rate the buy-and-sell marketplaces. Facebook came in 10th (out of 10 listed).
Mobile.de, Germany’s No.1 auto site, laid out ambitious plans for 2017 that include a new option for private sellers and a kind-of Wikipedia for autos.
Patriot List is our latest "Yet Another Craigslist Wannabe," focusing on veterans and first responders.