In Australia, classified advertising spends increased 15 percent last year, contributing $1.5 billion AUD to the country’s total digital advertising spend of $7.9 billion, according to a report released by Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
A South African livestock marketplace SwiftVee has been selected as one of the participants in Google's Launchpad Accelerator Africa Programme.
The Allegro Group, operator of Poland's largest marketplace for new and used goods Allegro.pl, has launched a chat service to enhance customer experience on the site.
Rocket Internet is planning to list Africa-based online retail and classifieds group Jumia on either the London Stock exchange or Frankfurt Stock exchange.
Mercari Co. Ltd., the operator of the flea market app Mercari in Japan and U.S., has announced that it will gradually scale down its hyper-local horizontal Mercariatte (iOS, Android, and web versions) before terminating the site on May 31.
The Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) and Carousell are working together to ensure that consumers get the car they want, minus the complaints, by promoting professional evaluations.
The United Arab Emirates no-meetup classifieds site Melltoo has announced a partnership with The Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) to raise vital funds to support local cancer patients using Melltoo Impacter.
Spanish business-to-business (b-to-b) classified OnTruck.com has launched in London following a test period that began in September 2017. The transport marketplace connects businesses that have shipping needs with freelance professional drivers.
Bukalapak has inadvertently announced that the company is building one of the largest cloud centers in Indonesia.
EBay-owned Marktplaats.nl, the leading horizontal classified site of the Netherlands, now offers delivery options via the services of a startup Brenger.nl.