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Rakuten enlarging footprint in online flea markets

Tokyo-based Fablic hosts flea markets through its app and in the real world.

TOKYO -- Struggling Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is acquiring a major flea market app operator to leverage a consumer-to-consumer platform popular among young women.

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