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Toc Toc moves into Peru and Colombia

Chilean real estate website Toc Toc plans to take a leadership position in its local market and expand to Peru and Colombia, according to BNAmericas (subscription required). The platform is owned by iConstruye SA, which belongs to the country’s construction chamber (CCHC) and other investors. The website was launched recently and will compete directly with Portalinmobiliario, which is one...

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Gumtree hires a PR agency in Poland

Gumtree hired the PR agency Clue PR to support its overall PR operations in Poland. Clue PR is to execute the new communication strategy of Gumtree.pl, and activities around Gumtree’s 10th birthday celebration in Poland. Other tasks include preparing and executing the national campaign “Start a Career” and running the press office. The team that will be working for Gumtree...

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Aprod.hu rebranded into Olx.hu as Naspers unifies portfolio

Hungary’s leading general classified site Aprod.hu was rebranded into Olx.hu as part of Naspers’ strategy to unify the classifieds in its portfolio under the common name Olx… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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easyJet founder to launch easyProperty

Stelios Haji-Ioannou, famous as the founder of the easyJet airline is set to bring his cheap and cheerful touch to property portals later this year with the launch of easyProperty.com.  Seemingly playing on public discontent with the cost of traditional agencies the site promises to “make property transactions straightforward and aggressively slash estate agency fees”.  A joint...

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Allegro Group appoints new head of mobile

Allegro Group has appointed Patryk Bukowiecki as the head of its mobile department. It is a new position in the company. Bukowiecki (photo) has been managing the department that creates and supervises all mobile services, applications and products of Allegro since March this year. He is responsible for creating and executing the mobile strategy of Allegro in Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine,...

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Klout acquired by Lithium Technologies

Lithium Technologies Acquires Klout Combines Massive Consumer Reach and Reputation System with Leading Community Platform March 27, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lithium Technologies today announced that it has acquired Klout, a pioneer in using big data to measure online expertise. Lithium is the recognized leader in engaging on social...

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