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SegundaMano targets Mexican border

SegundaMano targets Mexican border

Schibsted's SegundaMano is growing within the Baja California region of Mexico, which is close to the U.S. border, according to several media reports.As reported by the AIM Group recently, SegundaMano is eyeing the country's north region for growth, and the Baja California peninsula plays an important role for the company to achieve that goal. About MXN 2.4 million (U.S.$161,344) in sales come



Craigslist turns 20, sets revenue record – but problems loom

Craigslist turns 20, sets revenue record – but problems loom

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. --- Craigslist will generate about $381 million in revenue and more than $300 million in profits during 2015, according to a new report. But as the site marks its 20th anniversary, it faces serious new competition and a major security


Tamedia invests in travel discounter Hotelcard

Tamedia invests in travel discounter Hotelcard

Swiss media group Tamedia has extended its digital portfolio again. This time the Zurich-based company invested in the new area (for it) of travel, with a 20-percent participation in the smaller online hotel discount card company Hotelcard.Hotelcard AG offers card subscribers 50-percent discount in more than 500 hotels in Switzerland and neighboring countries, such as Germany, Italy and Austri



Ringier and Axel Springer Switzerland to form joint venture

Just before the season holidays another quite surprising news echoed from Switzerland, that might have consequences for the classifieds market: Swiss still family-owned media company Ringier and German Axel Springer announced plans to establish a further joint-venture, in which each party shall hold a 50 percent stake. Both companies



New special report — ‘2014 Big Data in classifieds and marketplaces: The new opportunity’

2014 Big Data in classifieds and marketplaces: The new opportunityALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. --- Facebook does it. So do EBay and AutoTrader.com. Slando in Ukraine, SeLoger in France and Seek in Australia all do it. All of those companies, and dozens more, are using Big Data from their classified and marketplace services to increase revenue, improve engagement and strengthen thei


Greenlight for Swisscom´s takeover of Publigroupe

Greenlight for Swisscom´s takeover of Publigroupe

The takeover of Publigroupe by Swiss national telecom operator Swisscom is cut and dried: Swisscom announced that its public takeover bid to acquire digital marketing and media group Publigroupe has been successful and is approved by the Swiss Competition Commission.At the end


Controlinveste merges classifieds operations

Controlinveste merges classifieds operations

The classifieds business of Portuguese media company Controlinveste (CIM) has been concentrated under a single brand since February - the one of the “renown Portuguese classifieds pioneer brand Ocasião" - the company said (read press release in Portuguese here). Ocasião, which means “chance or opportunit


New report released from the AIM Group — 2013 Global Classifieds Annual

New report released from the AIM Group — 2013 Global Classifieds Annual

‘Big Five’ classified companies grow, Craigslist revenues soar 

For immediate releaseALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. --- Five major international classified companies worldwide compete directly in dozens of countries for dominance in the lucrative classified advertising field, where margins at some companies reach 70 and 80 percent, a new report shows.Th


2013 – 2014 Recruitment Advertising Annual — Consolidation, social, mobile key trends in recruitment advertising

2013 – 2014 Recruitment Advertising Annual — Consolidation, social, mobile key trends in recruitment advertising