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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...

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Yelp seeks resellers, plans e-commerce

Review veteran Yelp is looking for more resellers, and eventually wants to take payments for merchant services, according to Yelp CFO Rob Krolik. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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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...

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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 customers there. At the moment there are about 2,000 contractors...

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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 completed 240,000 transactions. In the second quarter, active customers...

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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 higher bid. TMG is planning to finance the acquisition by selling one of its units that deals with...

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