By Lauren Fruncillo August 10, 2021 - 3:57 pm

Turkish marketplace Trendyol raises 1.3 billion euros

Turkish online marketplace Trendyol has raised 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in a funding round, valuing the Company at $16.5 Billion. “We founded Trendyol to create positive impact in the countries we serve. The funding proceeds will support Trendyol’s growth both within Turkey and internationally. In particular,

Saloodo expand their services to Turkey

DHL group's Logistics company Saloodo! are expanding into Turkey, helping them bring their services to another key area. Initially launched in Germany Saloodo! also offers intuitive and user-friendly digital solutions in Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Poland, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. “After successfully entering

Alibaba new local to global service aims to support SMBs’ expansion efforts

An Alibaba new local to global service is aiming to support small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) expansion efforts, as reported today by The Financial Times. Alibaba are introducing a new initiative in an ongoing bid to fulfil their 'global dream,' their mission to trade globally,

Amazon Turkey launched today

Today Amazon launched a new country site in Turkey with 1,000 local Turkish businesses already listing on the Amazon Turkey marketplace, in addition of course to Amazon Retail products available on the site. features a vast selection of products across 15 categories, such as Books,

PayPal to site servers in Turkey and reopen operations

PayPal are aiming to re open their operations in Turkey and have apparently agreed to locate servers in Turkey to satisfy the local authorities, although that might not happen until late 2017. PayPal had to shut down their Turkish operations earlier this year in early

Western Bid’s PayPal solution for Turkey opens on 1st July 2016

With Turkish sellers now unable to offer PayPal, they've effectively been cut off from the eBay world (with the exception of eBay owned GittiGidiyor). Turks can't list on eBay international sites as invariably eBay insist that you must offer PayPal. Yes you can offer alternative payment

eBay loses out due to PayPal withdrawal from Turkey

With PayPal having shut down operations in Turkey yesterday on the 6th of June, it's now almost impossible for Turkish sellers to sell on eBay. The Turkish marketplace eBay acquired, GittiGidiyor have updated their payment policy to exclude PayPal. It used to read "You can

PayPal bin Turkish customers over regulatory issues

PayPal is to shut down its service in Turkey on the 6th of June. From that date Turkish residents will no longer be able to send or receive money with PayPal. All they'll be able to do is to withdraw any remaining funds in their