Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Belarus, and leading classified sites in Belarus said total turnover in the classifieds industry of Belarus grew 17 percent to $9.3 million U.S. in 2016 from 2015.
In Finland, Sanoma decided to renew its video and display advertising systems, including on its classified sites.
The start-up recruitment platform Beichoo.com completed a series A funding round, in which it acquired “several tens of millions of RMB” (several million U.S. dollars) from Zhejiang Sinowisdom Capital and Jiu Yuan Capital.
The financial year 2016 was one of the best the Belgian media group De Persgroep has ever had, with net profit up 7 percent to a record €117 million ($127 million U.S.). The solid performance was ascribed to successful acquisitions, and a well-performing portfolio of classifieds, particularly in the Netherlands.
Allegro Group, operator of Poland’s largest marketplace Allegro.pl, launched Android Pay as a new payment gateway in the latest version of its Android app.
In Bulgaria, the real estate site Imoti.net was relaunched in responsive design technology and with several other important improvements, including maps.
In Romania, the job site BestJobs.eu launched a referral recruitment service with which users can recommend jobs to friends or acquaintances. Using the service, an employer can define a reward of between €300 and €3,000 for a vacancy, to be paid when an appointment follows on a recommendation. Candidate recommendations can be provided by users both from inside or outside the recruiting company. If the...
Thierry Langlois, a property category director at France's second largest horizontal classified site Vivastreet for nearly five years has left the site to join a software company Ebsta as a product marketing manager.
For a long time, Christian Printzell Halvorsen (43) had been one of the top earners at Schibsted, making NOK 6.3 million in 2015 ($736,000), including benefits. Earlier this month, he quit the company in a low-profile way, with a short announcement to his network of 1,379 connections on LinkedIn.
AutoTrader.co.za has eliminated its print publication and will be digital-only, ending a 25-year tradition of print publication.