Know your labour law before advertising jobs, Gumtree advises employers

2017-03-10 19:50

Gumtree South Africa has urged employers to familiarise themselves with the labour law and recent changes to minimum wage, before advertising a position on their site.

Man admits offering infant daughter on eBay

2016-10-17 13:04

German police say a 28-year-old man has admitted offering his infant daughter for sale on eBay but maintains that it was meant as a joke.

Egypt's Sisi mocked after offering to 'sell himself'

2016-02-25 18:17

Pranksters have put Egypt's president 'up for sale on eBay' and after he made a bizarre speech.

Warning over Gumtree laptop ‘scammer’

2015-11-06 11:35

Selling a laptop on online classifieds website Gumtree has left a Fin24 user out of pocket after he was allegedly swindled.

Gumtree launches laptop price checker

2015-09-21 09:55

The classifieds provider has launched a laptop price checker in South Africa so that buyers and sellers can compare prices.

Gumtree ups safety of online car classifieds

2015-07-13 13:13

Online classifieds are expected to be safer following the launch of a peer to peer trading platform on Gumtree.

Beware fake online job ads - Gumtree

2015-05-19 12:21

With a number of cyber criminals posting fake job ads online, it is important that internet users protect themselves from fraud and harassment says the company.

PayPal to pay $7.7m over sanctions violations

2015-03-26 11:18

PayPal has agreed to pay $7.7m in a settlement with US regulators, who say the payments company allowed violations of US sanctions against countries including Iran.

Charlie Hebdo issues selling for thousands of euros

2015-01-14 14:32

Copies of the latest edition of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which sold out within hours across France, are being offered on eBay for thousands of euros.

EBay may slash thousands of jobs

2014-12-11 09:05

US online retail giant eBay may slash thousands of jobs early in 2015 as it prepares to separate from PayPal to become an independent company, a report says.


Recalled Newsweek 'Madam President' Clinton issue hits eBay

2016-12-01 17:49

Supporters of Hillary Clinton apparently still have a chance to get their hands on a since-recalled commemorative edition of Newsweek that was set to be released if Clinton won the presidential election.

Baby for sale on eBay prompts German probe

2016-10-14 11:22

German police said they were investigating a refugee couple after their one-month-old baby was put up for sale on the online auction platform eBay for 5 000 euros.

eBay flaw a 'security risk' to customers

2016-02-12 14:04

A security company has identified a vulnerability in e-commerce site eBay which could leave customers exposed to phishing attacks.

Springbok jerseys jump in Gumtree popularity

2015-10-14 11:32

As the Springboks inch ever closer to World Cup glory, fans are already notching up paydays for rugby jerseys.

SA escrow service to boost online trading safety

2015-07-28 09:02

Online transacting on classifieds sites for South Africans is set to be safer with the local launch of a dedicated escrow service.

eBay-PayPal breakup set for July

2015-06-29 10:29

US online giant eBay said its board has approved the planned spinoff of its PayPal online payments unit, which will trade as an independent company.

Gumtree reveals how much your phone is worth

2015-05-08 10:58

Gumtree's new online tool is designed to help you determine how much your old cellphone is worth.

Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.

How to fight back if you've been scammed online

2014-12-24 10:40

Criminals are intent on scamming people during the holiday season and they will happily use online classifieds to do so. But you can get your own back.

UK online shopping spree could create delivery problems

2014-11-28 17:12

Britons are being warned to place online holiday-season gift orders much earlier as doubts emerge about the ability of delivery companies to handle volume.

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