With sister site Tmall.com taking over in terms of gross products moved, and used goods transactions being shuffled off to the mobile platform Xianyu, the future for Alibaba’s (NYSE: BABA) venerable used-and-new platform Taobao seems increasingly symbolic rather than practical. One prominent Taobao client is however China’s legal system, which has found in the platform a valuable third-party infrastructure for the selling off of seized goods. The Xinhua...
Tapu.com, the Turkish real estate platform which auctioned properties repossessed by banks and other institutions only, opened its platform to the entire real estate market this week.
Ikinciyeni.com, a new auto auction site, was launched in Turkey by the Anadolu Group.
Another surprising move from Naspers in Portugal: After the acquisition of local online classifieds company Fixe Ads last September (see our report here) and the announced combination of Olx with Fixe Ads platform Coisas, now it is the Fixe Ads online auction portal Leilões.net tha
Emiratesauction.ae is the online auctioneer website in UAE specialized in cars auction especially the ones owned by banks. The website launched new two sections one is the real estate auctions and the other is car plates auctions. The new real estate section is dedicated for properties owned by industrial and government sectors. The car plates auction section is to sell distinguished number plates
By Alessandra Ritondo
On its tenth birthday EBay Italy revealed striking statistics about the extent of the platform’s transformation from an auction to an e-commerce platform in that country.
When it first went online ten years ago, EBay Italy was an auction platform and its success dependent on its bidding mechanism. Today auctions are marginal: only 4 percent of it
The goal to stay the No. 1 auction Web site in Sweden was the reason EBay-owned Tradera.com recently reduced the auction fees. At the same time, the format of the site and the infrastructure of banners were changed in order to attract more commercial advertisers to the site.