Kijiji Poised to Change Name to ‘eBay Classifieds’

There is a certain magic with coining a far-out name that really sticks, like “Google” or “Yahoo.” Apparently, the new folks running eBay Classifieds, however, don’t think that ‘Kijiji’ has made the grade. Kijiji, which is Swahili for “Village,” is eBay’s homegrown version of Craig’s List. Key categories include motors, pets, goods, services, housing, jobs and personals. Unlike Craig’s … Read more

eBay Pushes More Integration With ProStores

eBay is pushing to do more to integrate the flagship auction site and its Marketplaces products with ProStores, its online storefront software company. The effort to integrate ProStores is part of a broader effort to integrate its properties (i.e. eBay Classifieds). ProStores, acquired by eBay five years ago, currently has “tens of thousands” of customers, who pay either … Read more