Poland

Allegro offers cheaper shipping and free return in Poland

Naspers’ Allegro and the independent postal operator InPost signed an agreement on strategic cooperation concerning the supply of products ordered on Allegro.pl. Based on the agreement each seller on Allegro can add for free and very easily a new product delivery option: Allegro Paczkomaty (for parcels) and Allegro InPost (for registered letters). The maximum price of a delivery is 3,94 PLN...

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Agora’s Internet division increases revenue and profit in Q3

The Polish media group Agora SA reported a 12.1-percent increase in revenue and a 21.3-percent increase in profit, compared to the same period last year, for its Internet division* in Q3 of FY2014. Revenue of Agora’s Internet division amounted to 29.7 million Polish zlotych ($8.7 million U.S.) in Q3 of FY2014. Included in this number was revenue from online advertising (23 million Polish...

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Allegro promotes its mobile app with free deliveries for Visa payers

Naspers’ Allegro started to promote its mobile app by offering free delivery to those who buy via Allegro’s mobile app and pay with their Visa cards. The action is supported with a TV and online advertising campaign. Allegro covers order delivery costs up to 25 PLN ($7.3 U.S.). The promotion will last until Nov. 16. Until then each user may make up to 20 promotional...

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Polskapresse acquires Express Media

Polskapresse Group bought Express Media, a publisher of several local print and online media outlets in Poland, including the real estate site Express-Dom.pl. The agreement was signed on Sept. 5. The transaction included all printed and Internet assets and printing operations of Express Media. Among dailies published by Express Media are „Express Bydgoski” and „Nowości – Dziennik...

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Allegro changes strategy and fires 90

Naspers’ Allegro Group announced that it would change its strategy and the way it operates to make it more flexible and mobile-oriented. For its employees it means restructuring and collective dismissals. The restructuring process started on Oct. 8. It involves the following departments: marketing, client service, IT, finance and administration. The company will fire about 90 people....

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Kotwicki clears his desk at Allegro Group

Przemysław Kotwicki, the managing director of Naspers’ Allegro Group, left the company on Oct. 1. His duties as the leader of the real estate site Otodom.pl have been taken over by Marcin Urbańczyk, the current OLX.pl general manager. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client?...

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