Market statistics

The summer heat couldn’t deter the Norwegians…

This summer has been one of the best summers in Norway in years. But the summer heat did not stop people from visiting classified sites, such as Finn.no. They continued to visit the site – but with their mobile devices. The Schibsted-owned site Finn.no released visitor figures for its real estate vertical which are quite impressive. Fifty-five percent of the 1.5 million users who visited...

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Philippines online shopping booming

Filipino general classifieds site AyosDito.ph has reported a 177 percent increase in total number of free ads posted for May 2013 to May 2014, according to the Manila Bulletin. The site is operated by 701 Search Pte, which is a joint venture between Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Schibsted and Telenor Group. 701 Search Pte was set up in 2006 and was equally owned by SPH and Schibsted. Telenor came...

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Used-goods trade slowing down in Sweden

Another classified site, Blocket in Sweden, reported a relative slowdown in trade with used goods. Earlier this year Swiss c-to-c and b-to-c site Ricardo reported a stagnating market for c-to-c trade (here). The spring season was very strong in Sweden, and placed used-goods trading on a positive trend (growth of 3.2 percent in the first half of 2014 from the same period in 2013). But, that was...

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The (entire) German story in 4 charts

m4s0n501 The Israeli web audience site SimilarWeb.com has always been a “job in progress” since its launch in January last year. But, since February this year – when Naspers pumped capital in – it has really been rocking. From May to now the staff doubled from 33 to 68 people, with a low bounce rate of only 6.5 percent (according to the site!), and those who didn’t...

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DealerRater gives online-review tips

In the Driving Employee Engagement with Reviews Webinar hosted by Dealer Communications, DealerRater director of sales Ray Alther offered statistics and guidance about online reviews that are as meaningful for classified and marketplace publishers as they are for auto dealers. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Dubizzle releases UAE classified market trend reports

Dubizzle.com published real estate and auto classified ads market trend reports for 2013 in the UAE. The used car classified ads market trend report includes information about cars advertised, the top three most advertised brands, top searched brands, most popular colors, number of ads according to body type, number of people who inquired, number of ads viewed and most advertised car...

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