Mobile marketplace OfferUp has announced it's joined forces with Giant Eagle Inc. to add 91 supermarket locations in the northeast to its network of secure places for users to meet and exchange items. The AIM Group pioneered the SafeTradeStations project, encouraging web buyers and sellers to make their transactions at law enforcement offices.
Seattle-based OfferUp, a popular app for trading second-hand goods, has launched OfferUp Autos to focus on the needs of used car buyers, sellers and dealers.
The AIM Group and OfferUp have launched SafeTradeSpots.com, a new site listing more than 1,300 locations throughout the U.S. where buyers and sellers can conduct in-person transactions monitored by law enforcement.
Craigslist is "the most profitable classified site in the world," with estimated revenue of almost $700 million in 2016 at a margin close to 80 percent, according to research by the AIM Group.
PBazaar in Bangladesh has launched an Android app.
Schibsted’s generalist classified website SegundaMano has experienced a strong growth in terms of traffic through mobile devices in Mexico, a company’s top executive told the AIM Group.
QuintoAndar, a Brazil-based start-up focused in the local residential market, has reached an agreement with Cyrela, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders by market value (CYRE3:BZ), to help homeowners lease their properties.
LatAm Autos is set to grow in 2016, as the company builds off the market share it achieved in 2015.
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