Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) has formally requested that it's c-to-c and b-to-c marketplace Taobao be removed from the U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) "Notorious Markets" blacklist. The list is currently being compiled and will be released in the new year.
Spain's National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) has released data showing that classifieds still have nearly two-thirds of the market left to conquer. Around 34.8 percent of Spaniards used classifieds or peer-to-peer platforms in the last quarter.
Kijiji Canada's first dedicated vertical will launch by the end of the year with 493,000 car and truck listings.
Alan Clark, head of motors at Trade Me Limited, will speak about the success his company has had in driving depth product revenues over the last few years at the AutosPlus18 conference. Those revenues have grown an average of 40 percent per year over the past three years, Clark said.
Wallapop, the leading mobile marketplace in Spain, has appointed Rob Cassedy to replace Agustin Gomez as its chief executive officer. Digital journal Kippel 01 reported that his appointment commences in October.
EBay’s GittiGidiyor.com has reported 42 percent year-over-year growth for H1 2018, which is 10 percent more than the e-commerce industry's average annual growth of 32 percent.
Momox, Germany’s largest re-commerce site, has launched a TV ad campaign to drive awareness of its own brands as it continues to reduce reliance on external sales channels like EBay and Amazon.
Mexican horizontal Vivanuncios, which is owned by EBay, has named a new country manager, the AIM Group has learned.
What do you do when your main competitor announces it has 40 times more users? Find a differentiator … and fast.
From July, Australia will become the first country in the world to force online marketplaces to collect the country’s consumption tax on low-value items sold to Australians from sellers based overseas.