Poland

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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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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Agora shuts down its Ukrainian branch

Agora, the largest media company in Poland, informed that it has sold its Ukrainian branch to private investors and thus closed all its operations in Ukraine, including job site StartJob.com.ua. Nina Graboś, Investor Relations Director at Agora SA informed AIM Group that Agora had sold 100 percent of LLC Agora Ukraine’s shares to private investors in December 2013. The company decided...

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Domiporta.pl adds new search engine, other functions

Domiporta.pl, one of Poland’s most popular real estate classified sites, introduced a new search engine, a tool which enables users to check average prices in the neighborhood of each property listed on the site, and a new picture gallery for mobile users. The search engine got a new look as well as a new filter which enables users to look for listings from the primary market only. Domiporta.pl...

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Polskapresse gets a new director for Internet

Magdalena Chudzikiewicz was promoted to the position of managing director of the division Internet, IT and marketing* at Polskapresse Group. She replaced board member Grzegorz Haftarczyk, who left the company by mutual agreement. Chudzikiewicz (photo) will focus on integrating the online products and technologies of Polskapresse and Media Regionalne (acquired by Polskapressee from Mecom Group...

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Agora increases profit despite revenue drop

The Polish media group Agora SA reported a 67.2 percent increase in gross operating profit for its Internet division* in FY2013 from FY2012. This result was achieved despite a decrease in revenue by 2.3 percent in FY2013. Agora’s Internet revenue amounted to 30 million Polish zlotych ($9.8 million U.S.) in Q4 of FY2013. Included in this number was revenue from online advertising (24.4 million...

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