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Niche-y automotive marketplaces launch

While niche-y new marketplaces abound in the other classified verticals, new automotive marketplaces are far less prevalent. We did find a couple start-ups worth note, however. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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HR software drove CareerBuilder NA revenue

CareerBuilder’s North America revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $176 million, a 2 percent increase year-over-year, and a 5 percent increase from the first quarter of this year, a CareerBuilder spokesperson told the AIM Group.  These figures include products sold by CareerBuilder’s newspaper partners, who sold $19 million during the quarter. Looking at CareerBuilder staff...

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Craigslist job applicants poorest quality, says survey

In its 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey of 150 recruiters, software review and research firm Software Advice determined that LinkedIn provided the highest-quality candidate at a reasonable price. While Craigslist was the cheapest buy it was also named bottom of the recruitment-site heap for both quality and quantity of candidates. Indeed earned No.1 status for applicant numbers.  CareerBuilder...

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Post-Newsweek stations renamed Graham Media Group

Post–Newsweek Stations Renamed Graham Media Group CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Post–Newsweek Stations has changed its name to Graham Media Group, effective today. Emily Barr, President and CEO of Graham Media Group, said: “Much like our parent company, Graham Holdings, this new name better reflects the diversity of our creative and innovative company. We provide our...

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Zillow buying Trulia update; they’ll continue as separate portals

When the $3.5 billion Zillow acquisition of competitor Trulia closes a few months down the road, both companies will still be separate platforms, with the usual  folks running each – Pete Flint CEO at Trulia, Spencer Rascoff CEO at Zillow. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Zillow buying Trulia for $3.5 billion

The rumors were true, but the purchase price was way off.  This will have immense impact on the U.S. real estate and rental listing landscape. While some have suggested that Realtor.com will benefit, by raising it to the level of No. 2, that standing will matter far less than the revenue and market-share gap between the two. Here’s the announcement:  Zillow Announces Acquisition of...

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