Well done Trade Me, but the threat remains

There’s an interesting article over at eBay strategies, which talks about how eBay lost the market for classifieds and mentions that Amazon is taking out the top end. (If you work at Trade Me then you should have eBay Strategies in your RSS reader) I’ve mentioned it here before, and it bears repeating: Trade Me […]

eBay should buy Trade Me, but they won’t

Apparently rumours are circulating about Trade Me and eBay – not that I heard about them until just now. Mod has squashed them anyway, but oh what fun.  The problem is that eBay traditionally purchases auction sites, then brings over the content to their own site and use their own model. They struggle to see […]

Trade Me trounces eBay, and eBay is in real trouble

The evidence mounts against eBay, as they continue to cast away their franchise. It’s really sad to see this happen as they naturally own their space and should be unassailable if they were playing it right. They are not. Over the years the site has increased in complexity and decreased in humanity, until the community […]