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Dubizzle now to be called OLX

Online classified website Dubizzle has rebranded itself as OLX across 10 markets, except in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where the company said the name is too popular to change, according to Emirates 24/7 Business. Users in Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Tunisia who click on dubizzle.com will be redirected to the OLX website. “We’ve...

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Ecommerce adoption in Argentina depends more on the user, says EBay

Despite being home to many ecommerce and classified platforms, including MercadoLibre, OLX and Navent, Argentina is yet to see the same level of activity that has been booming other marketplaces across Latin America, such as Brazil and Mexico. Talking to the Argentinian press, Latin America’s General Manager at EBay Classifieds Group, Ariel Meyer, said the growth of ecommerce in Argentina...

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TheGoodDeal.in tries SMS

TheGoodDeal.in, an online-classified platform for buying, selling, renting and exchanging local goods, has kicked off an SMS campaign to reach more customers through their mobile devices, reported Financial Express. Promoted by Alexandre Balkany and Mithias Millin, both collectors of Star Wars memorabilia, the site already has several cool features, namely a showcase / storefront feature...

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Sahibinden.com’s mobile apps win prestigious awards

One of the biggest classified marketplaces in Turkey, sahibinden.com, scored top in three categories in “The Year’s prominent Mobile Applications” research that was jointly prepared and presented by Digital Age Magazine and MMA Turkey (Mobile Marketing Association). Sahibinden.com won the “e-shopping” and “real estate” prizes for the 3rd time in a row with successful applications...

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Update: Willhaben sues Immobilienscout24 for “misleading advertising”

Can you claim to be the No.1 as a vertical, if a horizontal general classifieds site has also a relative strong position in in real estate, jobs or automotive classifieds? And in addition is clearly the No.1 in traffic in this country? As we reported in our client-only article leading general classifieds site Willhaben sued successfully leading real estate vertical Immobilienscout24.at, for...

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OLX records increased app downloads

OLX Nigeria has exclusively revealed to AIM that it recorded increased app downloads following an APPtitude campaign by MTN, the leading telecommunications operator in the country... This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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