Mobile

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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Rightmove gets set for site relaunch

Rightmove is admitting increased market competition and is upgrading its website in a bid to stay ahead of its rivals. It is undertaking a wholesale site upgrade that will see beta testing run until November. Rightmove is rebuilding its search results pages using new technology and design, and some of the key improvements include: A quicker and cleaner search. Fully integrated mobile and desktop...

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Selltag launches secure delivery service

Spanish mobile-only marketplace Selltag launched a secure delivery service called Telotransporto. Selltag’s service is the first of its kind offered by a generalist classified platform in Spain, and adds an extra layer of security for both buyer and seller: + Buyers are guaranteed delivery of the product within 48 hours, and can return it for free and receive a refund if it does not match...

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Gittigidiyor enables buying from its Instagram account

Registered and non-registered users of Gittigidiyor.com can now buy EBay products shared on the Gittigidiyor.com Instagram account by clicking on “instant buy” and entering their EBay usernames and e-mail addresses. Ebay is one of the best-known online marketplaces with operations in 43 countries. This simple process supports fast and reliable shopping on mobile devices, since users complete...

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In France Ubimmo widens its horizon

Ubimmo, a rental properties search app launched in the Bordeaux region in April this year, will expand to Paris this fall, before going nationwide a little later. It offers the following functions: – geo-localized search for rental properties, with filters; –  ability to create files and maintain a record of potential tenants; –  ability to send an application to a prospective...

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Krier lists major real estate trends in France

The growing importance of niche sites, focus on quality rather than quantity of leads, expanding mobile audiences and the growing precision of information contained in listings will be the main themes in the French real estate market going forward, said Antoine Krier, founder of Ubiflow, a key vendor for the country’s real estate sites, said at a recent presentation (full text available here in...

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