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Renrenche is making push for inventory, consumers

Renrenche is making push for inventory, consumers

Fresh off a funding boost from ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing (滴滴出行), c-to-c used auto platform Renrenche (人人车) is making a push to secure more inventory and consumers on its platform. Renrenche currently ranks fourth in terms of auto inventory in the used auto sector in China, according to third-party platform Gongpingjia.com (公平价).


Quality over quantity is key to success – Mienie

Quality over quantity is key to success – Mienie

When it comes to measuring online success, the quality of your online traffic is far more important than high browser numbers, George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader.co.za, told us in an interview. He reckons it’s how traffic gets monetized that determines the success of a classifieds site.


Clemens Weitz, CEO of Roam (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Roam, Africa’s largest classifieds firm, kicks off

The merger between Ringier Africa and One Africa Media (OAM) has finally been completed and announced. One Africa Media is "off air" (type OneAfricaMedia.com in your browser, and you are redirected to Roam.Africa), and the resultant entity Ringier One Africa Media (Roam) stands as the largest classifieds group on the continent with nine leading sites in its portfolio.


Indeed gets its way in dispute with Lndeed.net

Indeed gets its way in dispute with Lndeed.net

Indeed.com, the world's leading job search engine, filed a dispute with Minnesota-based ADR Forum against the registered owner of the domain Lndeed.net - and won. Now, if you type Indeed.net into your browser, you are redirected to an Indeed.com landing page.


Michael Yao, CEO of China's classifieds giant 58.com

58.com stays strong, holds off on auto finance

58.com Inc. (58同城, NYSE: WUBA), a large classifieds company in China, continues to leave last year’s concerns over profitability in the mirror. After consolidating a series of high-profile acquisitions in 2015, the Beijing-based company reported net income from operations of 522.4 million RMB ($78.6 million U.S.) in Q3 of FY2017, up from 143 million RMB in Q3 of FY2016.


Dubizzle acquires Masterkey and Airlist

Dubizzle acquires Masterkey and Airlist

Dubizzle, the leading property platform in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced its first-ever acquisition and namely of Masterkey and Airlist, two Dubai-based sites. Dubizzle is an OLX Group site - one of the last OLX country sites (if not the last) not to be rebranded to OLX. 



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