Marketplaces

Greek Tradebay challenges Blocket

Free Greek classifieds site Tradebay has expanded to Sweden to challenge the marketplace site Blocket.se. Tradebay is a buy and sell site that offers a free...

EBay buying South Korea’s Gmarket

EBay said it will buy South Korea's largest online marketplace, Gmarket. EBay said it made a cash offer of $24 per share for Gmarket Inc. If all outstanding shares...

EBay plans Skype IPO for 2010

EBay plans Skype IPO for 2010 It was a head-scratcher when EBay bought Internet phone service Skype for $2.6 billion. Five years later, the marketplace company has...

Trading Post closes call center

Australian classifieds business Trading Post closed a Sydney call center this week because of dwindling print listings. .. This content is available free to...

New network for Italy’s pet owners

Coda Vispa ("lively tail") Social Club, an Italian social networking site for pet owners, launched in late March by 448 Entertainment SNC, an Internet and mobile...

AdvertentiePlanet.nl relaunched

Dutch ad-services site AdvertentiePlanet.nlhas relaunched with a new interface for advertisers, giving them access to 32 trade sites, including Speurders.nl,...

Web catalogue IOL in deals

Media Capital SGPS's Web catalogue IOL.pt has signed a deal with MySpace Portugal, which allows the media group to explore commercially the social network that...