Mar 15, 2018

Google, Apple face EU law on business practices

Proposed regulation will require online platforms to be more transparent about how they rank search results.

Jan 23, 2018

Facebook rolls out Gumtree competitor in SA

The world's largest social media platform integrates an online platform into its local site to let users buy and sell goods.

Oct 20, 2017

PayPal tops profit estimates

The digital payments company reports a better-than-expected third-quarter profit, boosted by sharp growth in mobile payments.

Oct 19, 2017

eBay's profit forecast disappoints

Profit this quarter could fall below analysts' estimates as eBay makes a big push to catch up to Amazon.com.

Aug 24, 2017

eBay, Mall for Africa facilitate cross-border trade

The e-commerce site extends its partnership with Mall for Africa to bring local handmade goods to the US.

Aug 15, 2017

Facebook expands Marketplace trading service

Facebook steps up its e-commerce moves by extending its service for connecting local buyers and sellers into 17 new European markets.

Jun 8, 2017

Amazon lends $1bn to merchants

The e-commerce giant hopes to boost merchants' sales on its marketplace through invitation-only loans.

May 4, 2017

eBay committed to SA in the long-term

South Africa remains a "long-term strategic play" for eBay, according to the classifieds group's business unit GM, Ariel Meyer.

Apr 20, 2017

eBay's Q2 profit falls short of estimates

The firm spends heavily on revamping and marketing its e-commerce platform amid stiff competition.

Apr 11, 2017

Flipkart raises $1.4bn to fight Amazon

The Indian e-commerce company raises $1.4 billion in a bid to dominate the country's online retail market.

Feb 7, 2017

Tech titans lead legal brief against Trump travel ban

Over 100 companies, including most of tech's biggest names, join a legal brief opposing president Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.

Jan 26, 2017

eBay holiday-quarter revenue up 3.1%

The firm meets expectations for profit and revenue for the fourth-quarter holiday period, against a backdrop of dismal holiday sales.

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