You found a handyman on Craigslist who sounds great on paper. But how do you know he’s any good? A new startup, Workstir, hopes to take some of the guesswork out of the search process.
The site, a kind of Craigslist/Yelp/EBay hybrid, lets you post your ”looking for” requests to a forum where service providers ca
By Christo VolschenkEBay has quietly gone live in Germany and the U.S. -- two of its biggest markets -- with a search-marketing service for business clients (shop owners) which is bound to make a lot of (positive) waves in months to come...This content is available free to Classified Intelligence Report clients.In wha
By Isabelle Repiton
EBay France this past week launched "EBay Immo," a section dedicated to real estate classifieds, with French homes and apartments to sell or rent as well as vacation rentals.
The French site follows on the heels of EBay's launch of real estate services in Italy earlier this month
Here’s a cool free tool to help EBay buyers. Calgoo, which offers software to synch calendars including Outlook, Google and iCal, has launched BidCal that lets you monitor EBay auctions from within your calendar.
BidCal is easy to use – you build filters of items you’re interested in, and the relevant items that match
EBay today reported financial results for its third quarter ending last month. Revenue was up $228 million from the same period last year to $2.12 billion. That’s a healthy 12 percent increase, but growth at the company’s core auction business was only 4 percent, generating $1.37 billion. 53 percent of EBay’s revenue came from outside the U.S.
Net income on a GAAP
Mobile.de, Germany's biggest auto portal, launched its first "full-version portal" in Romania (Mobile.ro) in October, effectively merging the two country markets into a single market. Mobile.de is a subsidiary of EBay International and operates out of Berlin with 115 employees.
Before the launch
Scandinavia is considered by many players to be one of the European key online advertising markets. This was also the reason when EBay decided to make a big strategic move into this region. On October 5 the company’s global classifieds acquired dba.dk, an online classifieds site that generates more than 120 million page views per month, and Bilbasen.dk, an online vehicle classifieds site
Turbulent times at EBay -- the company held a predawn conference call today to say it was laying off 10 percent of its global workforce, or about 1,000 permanent employees and several hundred temporary workers. The reduction is expected to result in pretax restructuring charges of approximately $70 million to $80 million, with the charges predominantly recorded in the fourth quarter of 2008, ac
EBay’s at it again. Only a few months after the company got slammed in Australia and was forced to back down over a plan to force all its sellers and buyers to use PayPal, which EBay owns, the company is trying the same maneuver in the U.S.
In the company’s latest FAQ, EBay explains t