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CarFirst and Jubilee to offer auto insurance

CarFirst and Jubilee to offer auto insurance

CarFirst, Pakistan’s premier recommerce start-up in the used-autos niche, partnered with insurer Jubilee General Insurance to offer auto insurance products to its customers, a news release said.


Marketplace Sendo offers Google’s Shop Ads

Marketplace Sendo offers Google’s Shop Ads

Sendo.vn, a c-to-c marketplace in Vietnam, enables online merchants to sign up for Google’s Shop Ads service on the Sendo site and started giving them tips to improve their digital marketing.


Jumia Kenya merges platforms without cutting jobs

Jumia Kenya merges platforms without cutting jobs

Jumia Group, operator of nine subsidiaries in 33 countries in Africa, merged the marketplace Jumia Market in Kenya with its online shop Jumia in the same country, in a move aimed at reaching profitability sooner. After the merger, Jumia Market (with listings for new and used goods) still operates in 13 other countries in Africa.  


Alibaba raises its stake in Lazada to 83 percent

Alibaba raises its stake in Lazada to 83 percent

Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), parent company of used- and new-goods site Taobao and the stuff app Xianyu, continues to shell out billions on the Southeast Asian online shop Lazada.Yesterday, Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group (e-commerce, cloud services and entertainment) announced it would be upping its stake in Lazada from 51 to 83 percent by investing $1 billion U.S. in the business. The deal valued Lazada at $3.2 billion U.S..


Pakistan’s Pakwheels offers useful verification service

Pakistan’s Pakwheels offers useful verification service

Vehicle verification (making sure it is what the seller says it is) has always been a prerequisite for the buyer in Pakistan’s used-car market. Growing digitization of the economy has made the ritual simple, with motor registration authorities serving users online.



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