eBay Buys 2dehands.be And 2ememain.be In Belgium, Consolidates Classifieds Power In Europe

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http://techcrunch.com – It may be a holiday in the U.S. but eBay never sleeps. Today, the American e-commerce giant announced that it is buying 2dehands.be and 2ememain.be, the two biggest online classified sites in Belgium (their names mean “second hand” in Flemish and French). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but we’re trying to find out (we’ll update as/when we learn more). Belgium is not the biggest e-commerce market by a long shot in Europe — that crown is hotly contested by the UK, Germany, France and Russia. But this deal is more significant for a few other reasons: (IT news)