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Schibsted crowns LeBonCoin eco champion of 2016

Schibsted crowns LeBonCoin eco champion of 2016

Schibsted must be one of the best - if not the best - ambassadors of the global classifieds industry, thanks to the excellent way it explains how the world benefits from buying and selling used goods. In 2016, the traders on eight of Schibsted's classifieds sites saved 16.3 million tons of greenhouse gas emission, the company said in a news release.


Christian Printzell Halvorsen, with Schibsted since August 2007 (photo from LinkedIn page with thanks)

Printzell Halvorsen quits Schibsted

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.


Kinnevik sells Metro Sweden for a song

Kinnevik sells Metro Sweden for a song

Last week financier Mats Qviberg and his company Custos bought Metro Sweden from Kinnevik for a mere SEK 50 million ($5.5 million U.S.). The deal concerns only the Swedish part of Metro. Kinnevik remains owner of the international part - which is still for sale.



The art of valuing a golden egg in Norway

The valuation of classifieds is a multimillion-dollar game, which landed in the spotlight in Norway recently, where the media company Polaris Media, publishers of newspapers in northern Norway, is struggling hard to make ends meet - as most newspaper companies do these days.



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