eBay has been advertising its new mobile app Close5 on TV like crazy in Boston. The television ads are incessant, but interestingly, they make no mention of eBay.
Jill Williams, Global Growth & Community Lead at Close5, told EcommerceBytes the app is now available nationwide - see more information about Close5 in this Newsflash article
eBay has made a success of classified sites in other parts of the world, including Canada, but not in the US - even after it rebranded its difficult to spell / pronounce "Kijiji" to eBay Classifieds.
Last year, eBay acquired Rumgr, and that team built Close5.
It calls Close5 "a classified site ... Read More