Tag: Daily Deals


Wp.pl to publish classifieds of Domiporta and Autotrader

Wp.pl to publish classifieds of Domiporta and Autotrader

Agora's Trader.com (Polska) started cooperating with one of the biggest news sites in Poland – Wirtualna Polska (WP.pl). As a result, classifieds from Trader's real estate site Domiporta.pl and automotive site Autotrader.pl will appear on Wp.pl. More specifically, listings of Domiporta.pl and Autotrader.com will be published in the classified section of WP.pl (


Oikotie Työpaikat will launch work psychometric tests

Oikotie Työpaikat will launch work psychometric tests

Sanoma has signed a cooperation agreement with Assessio, a developer of work psychometric tests. As a result, Assessio tests will be available through Sanoma's Oikotie Työpaikat, the leading job service in Finland. The joint job-seeker testing offering from Sanoma and Assessio will help employers select the best candidates from among jobseekers. The service will also include a career test for j


Alma Media backs up Urakkamaailma.fi

Alma Media backs up Urakkamaailma.fi

Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, acquired 15 percent of the share capital of Remonttibulevardi Oy. The company develops Urakkamaailma.fi, a real estate renovation marketplace. On Urakkamaailma both property managers and consumers are able to publicly ask for bids for their renovations, and the contractors find new customer


Groupon ‘done’ deals 240,000 in Q2

Groupon ‘done’ deals 240,000 in Q2

While still struggling financially as of Q2 2014, Groupon's (NASDAQ: GRPN) transition to mobile-focused  push marketplace is resulting in more consumers buying more deals for more money. Gross billings increased 29 percent to $1.82 billion, and revenue increased 23 percent to $752 million.  In Q2 Groupon complet



Telegraaf Media offers to buy NRC Handelsblad

The Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) extended an offer to buy NRC Handelsblad for €90 million ($120 million U.S.), the Dutch and international media reported. So far, the offer was said to be refused by the NRC’s largest shareholder, investment company Egeria, and TMG is considering offering a highe


Groupon adds SVP, board member

Groupon adds SVP, board member

Deals marketplace giant Groupon has added CDW SVP and CFO Ann Ziegler to its eight-member board of directors. Recent Sears Holdings SVP Dane Drobny has been named SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

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Groupon debuts Gnome for merchants

Groupon debuts Gnome for merchants

Proving yet again that the severe decline of the original push model of daily deals is not going to be its death knoll, Groupon rolls out a snazzy new tool for its merchants. The new Gnome is a tablet-based piece of hardware and software that replaces in-store cash registers. Not only will Gnome know instantly that the store's customer is a Groupon customer too, but its


Groupon reports Q1 $37.8 mil net loss, record billings in brave new marketplace

Groupon reports Q1 $37.8 mil net loss, record billings in brave new marketplace

While Groupon still struggles to become profitable, its brave, aggressive and constantly innovative transition to online marketplace brought Q1 2014 billings to a record high of $1.82 billion, up 29 percent year-over-year (YOY) .  Its net loss of $37.8 million was a 50 percent improvement over Q1 2013. On the earnings call, Groupon CEO Eric Lefkofsky attributed much of the loss to the cost of t



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