Morizon Group, owner of Polish real estate search engines Morizon.pl, and several other real estate classified sites, grew revenue by 17.2 percent and profit by 30.7 percent in FY2016 y-on-y.
The Amazon site won't arrive down under before September, but already more than half the local market has geared up to spend money on the site when it does, according to Nielsen Omnibus.
Carview, a Japanese used-car classified jointly operated by Yahoo Japan Corporation, introduced a user-friendly desktop interface for auto buyers, to facilitate the flow of transactions and make negotiation hassle-free.
In Australia, Fairfax Media looks set to spin off Domain Group, its real estate business, as a separately listed entity on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Earlier today, Fairfax Media issued notice of a halt in the trade of its shares on the ASX.
Earlier this month, Scout24 Group, parent company of Germany’s No.1 real estate platform ImmobilienScout24, and No. 2 auto platform AutoScout24, said it decided to take a different approach to its start-up incubator YouIsNow, since the organizational structure of Scout24 had changed fundamentally.
Rakuten Inc., Japan’s biggest e-commerce company, is expected to keep its focus on improving Rakuma and Fril, its two c-to-c brands, in Japan, after the two sites' phenomenal growth in gross merchandise sales (GMS) in 2016.
Stuff app Carousell quietly announced on LinkedIn the appointment of Jordan Dea-Mattson as its new vice president of engineering.
Jobindex hopes to grow its share of total recruitment ad spend in Denmark from 62 percent in FY2016 to 64 percent in FY2017, the company said in its financial report for FY2016 released on Febr. 20.
Alibaba Group Holding, operator of the ecommerce platforms Taobao.com and Xianyu, announced a strategic partnership with Chinese retail giant Bailian Group. The deal does not include a financial invest in Bailian.
In France, jobs aggregator Monster launched an employer-branding solution, and Meteojob, a French jobs site, announced one of its key focus areas will be the development of an employer-branding ability in the coming year.