Finland

Jokakoti gets new business director

Mikko Ristimäki has replaced Minni Miettinen as the new leader of Jokakoti.fi, Finland’s third most popular real estate site. He now has the title of Jokakoti’s business director, while Miettinen left the company. In his new position Ristimäki (LinkedIn profile) is responsible for leading and developing all Jokakoti operations from sales and marketing to product development and customer...

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Alma Media launches holiday accommodation site

Alma Media launched the site GoFinland.fi to gather – at one address – all the experiences and services needed by people who want to spend their holidays at summer cottages. At the moment, GoFinland makes it possible for users planning a cottage holiday in Finland to find rental cottages. The site will gradually expand throughout 2015 and will include more experience-related...

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Alma Media’s Q1 digital revenue and profit increases

The revenue of Alma Media’s division Digital Consumer Services, which houses the classified business of the company, increased by 6.7 percent in Q1 of FY2015 from Q1 in FY2014. Its operating profit surged by 16 percent. The businesses included in this division are (in Finland) Etuovi.com, Vuokraovi.com, Monster.fi, Autotalli.com, MyyJaOsta.com, Telkku.com, Kotikokki.net, E-kontakti.fi,...

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Sanoma grows its online revenue in Q1

The online and mobile revenue of Sanoma’s Consumer Business segment (including the classified businesses in Finland, the Netherlands and Belgium, with the online auction platform Huuto and marketplace Oikotie) grew in Q1 FY2015 from the same period last year. The net sales of the online and mobile businesses of Sanoma in Finland amounted to €21.9 million or $24 million U.S. – 3.1 percent up...

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Monster.fi launches a salary comparison tool

Alma Career’s Monster.fi launched a salary comparison tool at Palkkadata.fi. It allows you to compare wages on similar positions and in the same area, after participating in research and revealing your own salary. At Palkkadata.fi you can compare about 500 different job positions. To get the salary comparison you have to fill out a questionnaire with 14 questions (of which eight are mandatory)....

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Alma Media’s digital business revenue up, but profit drops in FY2014

Alma Media’s division Digital Consumer Services, which houses the classified business of the company, increased both revenue and profit in Q4 of FY2014 thanks to good performance of its recruitment businesses. Over the full financial year 2014, the segment’s revenue increased, but profit slightly dropped. The businesses included in this division are (in Finland) Etuovi.com, Vuokraovi.com,...

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