According to Lola Masha, OLX country manager in Nigeria, trust is a universal concern for general classifieds players, but the Nigerian classifieds market has exceptional trust issues.
In response to questions about the difficult time OLX has had with market distrust, after a nanny hired through the platform later kidnap
Roughly four months after Tamedia announced its intention to buy Ricardo Group from Naspers for CHF 240 million ($260 million U.S.) (our report here), it now surfaced that the Wettbewerbskommission (WEKO), Switzerland’s anti-trust authority, is uncomfortable with parts of the deal…
Naspers’ Otomoto.pl, the largest auto site in Poland, made important changes to its pricing policy on June 6, introducing significantly higher charges for auto dealers. They are outraged and even calling for a boycott of the site.
According to the new price-list, individuals listing for-sale vehicles can choose to pay either 27,99 zlotys ($7.49 U.S.) for 14 days (an increase of 3 PLN, or $0.81
General classifieds site Dubizzle.com launched a new version of its mobile app, with totally different look-and-feel and many new features, including an improved search, different viewing options and swipe actions.
The new search function allows users to easily pick the category and sub-category, and allows word recognition after the first typed letter. Also, the ability to first browse categor
Nairobi-based IT news site Techmoran reported today (here) that Berlin-based Rocket Internet had launched a general classifieds platform called Vendito in several countries i
ZenithOptimedia, the Düsseldorf-based agency for analyzing the effectiveness of marketing spend, released its latest "Top Thirty Global Media Owners" ranking yesterday (here). The agency is active around the world and a
Contrary to reports in the media (and on our site), Schibsted's sale of general classifieds site Custojusto.pt to Naspers subsidiary Fixe Ads is not yet cut and dry. On page five of Schibsted's Q1 2015 report the company said the proposed deal "is subject to clearance by the Portuguese competition authorities".
At the time no-one in the l
Naspers’ Otomoto.pl, the largest auto classified site in Poland, has just been relaunched with a new lay-out built on responsive web-design technology, new logo, and refreshed Android and IOS apps.
The site (here) got a completely redesigned home page, page with listings and user control panel. The changes were made for an easier and more conveni