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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 of the extended period for acceptance of the takeover, the 25th of August, Swisscom has increased its stake in...

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Controlinveste merges classifieds operations

p5rn7vb 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 opportunity”, also launched a new slogan (“Ocasião – Money in...

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

‘Big Five’ classified companies grow, Craigslist revenues soar  For immediate release ALTAMONTE 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. The 2013 Global Classifieds Annual by the...

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

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Major recruitment advertising sites — made leaner and smarter by the recession — have started to grow again in reach and revenue, while for those who predicted the demise of job boards, it isn’t happening, according to a new report from the AIM Group. In fact, many new sites have launched this year, targeting new niches and local markets. Social and mobile...

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The AIM Group releases a new special report: 2013 Fraud and Abuse in Classifieds

Media Release for May 29, 2013   Fraud and abuse in online classifieds becoming a ‘killer’   For immediate release   ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — Issues of safety and security for classified advertisers are getting worse, with numerous reports of killings tied to classifieds worldwide and scam artists targeting classified sites like never before, a new report from the AIM...

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Stepstone.at partners with health service publisher

Stepstone.at, owned by Axel Springer Digital Classifieds, announced a deal with one of Austria’s leading specialist health branch magazine publishers, Schaffler Verlag, to reinforce its B2B position in job verticals. From May Schaffler Verlag, publisher of the leading health professionals’ B2B magazine “ÖKZ-Das Österreichische Gesundheitswesen”, will offer magazine subscribers and...

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