1. I believe that the strategy that would come out tops is one that is a blend of both organic growth and acquisitions. In my opinion OLX has better chance at incorporating this blend as it seems to be more flexible in strategy than Craigslist.

    • The jury is still out, it seems Adeyemi, as to the big winner. But, for sure, OLX’s local approach, if well managed, should be a winning model. That said, its challenge may be in its ability to pierce through the clutter. At once, it must leverage its global positioning (SEO, SEM, etc.) but find a local voice and foster the community, with an adapted positioning. Craigslist’s community is basically North Americans wherever they may be… To be followed!


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