We tackle this problem [fraud] with a combination of people and technology.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
Gumtree sells everything from a little ducky for R10 to Bentleys for R10 million.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
A year ago someone bought a toilet-brush from me! My wife was in charge; she’s a hard negotiator.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
Gumtree is a British online classifieds and community website.
Classified ads are either free or paid for depending on the product category and the geographical market.
Gumtree is the number one classifieds site in South Africa, the UK, Australia and Singapore.
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Gumtree South Africa is 11 years old.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
We’re owned by eBay.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
We’ve got a couple of competitors in South Africa.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
[Fraud] is the reality of an online marketplace.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
Our passion is to make this as safe as possible.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
Just be vigilant! We, unfortunately, live in a crime-ridden country.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
Gumtree still achieves double-digit growth.— Johan Nel, Gumtree South Africa
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