Poland

Agora’s online division grew revenue in FY2014, but…

The Polish media group Agora SA reported its Internet division* grew revenue 14.1 percent and profit 18.1 percent in FY2014 from FY2013. Revenue of Agora’s Internet division amounted to 36.7 million Polish zloty ($10 million U.S.) in Q4 of FY2014. Included in this number was revenue from online advertising (29.2 million Polish zloty; 19.7 percent more than in Q4 of FY2013), and vertical...

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OLX introduces fees for real estate listings in Poland

Naspers’ OLX.pl introduced fees for listing real estate in Poland. It is the second paid category on OLX.pl. The first was introduced in December last year for automotive listings. To list a property for 30 days costs 29,99 PLN ($8.90 U.S.), exactly the same as an automotive listing costs. The fee was introduced for most categories of the real estate section of OLX.pl, including flats for sale,...

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Morizon Group turns a profit in FY2014

The revenue of Morizon Group, owner of Polish real estate search engines Morizon.pl and Nportal.pl and several other real estate classified sites, continues to grow rapidly and pulled Morizon Group in the black, both in Q4 of FY2014, and the financial year as a whole. In Q4 of FY2014 Morizon’s revenue amounted to 3.8 million Polish zloty ($1 million U.S.), which was 486 percent more than in the...

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Allegro opens a new branch in Krakow

Naspers’ Allegro officially opened its new regional branch in Krakow on Febr. 5. The company wants to hire dozens of experts in the field of information technology, including mobile solutions, e-commerce and big data, and base them here. The Krakow branch is – after Poznan, Warsaw, Wroclaw and Torun – Allegro’s fifth office in Poland. The branch will be headed by Wojciech Burkot...

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Allegro launches promote-yourself ads for large retailers

Naspers’ Allegro unveiled a new, highlight-your-ad offer for the largest sellers on its platform. From now, they can promote their listings in the space that was previously reserved for Allegro’s self-promotion only. Their ads may link to listings within Allegro.pl only. Sellers can take advantage of all types of ad formats (such as standard, mass, premium, targeted mailings, custom...

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Grupa Pracuj invests in Video Recruit

Grupa Pracuj SA, owner of Poland’s leading job portal Pracuj.pl and Ukraine’s leading job portal Rabota.ua, purchased a stake in Video Recruit, offering a video recruitment system. Video Recruit is a Czech company that has been on the market since 2010. Its system allows candidates to record short films during which they answer questions prepared by the recruiter. Due to the fact that...

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