The leading Swiss property portal Homegate.ch from media company Tamedia has reported an excellent growth for the past year in terms of traffic. According to the official NET-Metrix numbers Homegate has increased its traffic to 57 million visits (plus 12.4%) and 14 million unique clients (plus 16 %) in 2012. According to Homegate the property platform was ther
Media company Tamedia, one of the leading online classifieds companies in Switzerland, has just communicated that there will be a new management for its online classifieds business. Urs Hügli, Head of Classifieds Online at Tamedia AG since 2010, will concentrate from May on, on his supervisory board tasks at Tamedia´s subsidiaries Homegate AG and Car4you.ch Schweiz AG.
Urs Hügli is one of the m
The Swiss market for free online classifieds is passing through times of change. After the surprise launch of ricardolino as a substitute of Tradus by Naspers, local player Tamedia has decided to make a complete relaunch and rebranding of Piazza.
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After appointing Christian Kunz (see our report ) as new CEO from October 2012, Ricardo the biggest online marketplace in Switzerland has chosen Yves Mäder as his managing director. The 41-years old Mäder comes from competitor Tamedia, where he was responsible for Jobup AG, the company that operates the job p
The operator of the biggest Swiss online marketplace, Ricardo.ch AG, has appointed Christian Kunz as new CEO from October 2012 on, to replace Heiner Kroke, who is leaving the company after four years as head of the company.
As Heiner Kroke, the new CEO Christian Kunz has been connected to competitor Ebay, were he had responsible in different manager positions for the global marketing of the auc
Swiss media group Tamedia released dropping revenue numbers for the first half of 2012 at the end of August. While the turnover of the company fell by 5.4 percent to CHF 524 million, the net profit sank by 16 percent to CHF 73.7 million.
As Tamedia CEO Martin Kall said at the press conference, the company is also not very hopeful that revenue will rise again in the second half of this year. “We
While many print supplements are closing down for profitability reasons, Swiss media group Tamedia decided to swim against the stream and launch 2 new print supplements: Auto, a new car supplement in German and French, and Homegate.ch-Zeitung, a newspaper launched at the construction fair “Bauen & Modernisieren” in Zurich.
The magazine Auto will we published for the first time on Oct. 12 as