Market statistics

DoneDeal.ie reveals growth of 215 percent in five years

DoneDeal Ireland’s largest classified website has commissioned a report ‘Second Hand Ireland’ by David McWilliams which highlights changing consumer habits and reveals that the buying and selling of previously owned items in Ireland is now worth an annual €4.5 billion ($4.94 billion U.S.), which according to McWilliams represents trade growing seven times faster than high street retail...

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Lamudi publishes pricing trends

Rocket Internet owned classifieds Lamudi has released its 2015 Q1 real estate price reports to assess trends in pricing of properties in eight countries across Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. The eight countries considered are Bangladesh, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Pakistan, and Qatar. The reports break down and analyse the pricing of houses, apartments,...

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Naspers missing from Top Thirty ranking

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 also known for its annual global ad spend forecasts. It appears the agency hasn’t heard of the global media group Naspers yet. Naspers doesn’t feature in...

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How to be as successful as LebonCoin

In January this year content moderator Besedo conducted a content-quality test on 19 general classifieds platforms around the world and the results were quite astounding. Or, maybe not at all. Maybe, it was absolutely to be expected that the world’s most successful general classifieds platforms would also be the platforms with the highest quality content. Because, this was what came out of...

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InfoEmpleo prepares 18th annual Employment Report

InfoEmpleo.com is conducting research for its 18th annual employment report. The leading Spanish recruitment site is running an online survey to gather information from human resources professionals, employees, candidates seeking working, and freelancers. It is addressing specific questions to each of the four group to compile an overview of the Spanish job market. Human resources professionals...

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Twenty-three million Germans are interested in used goods

Statista, a German-based statistics service, published positive news for operators of platforms for used goods, namely that used goods (as a product type) was the second most popular product type among German online shoppers in the 12 months to May 2014. Only new clothes and sports articles (as a product type) was bought by more individuals than used goods. This must be good news for operators of...

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