Poland

Allegro’s mobile app statistics for the last 5 years

Naspers’ Allegro published its mobile apps activity statistics for the last 5 years for Poland. According to Allegro, the most popular among its mobile applications is the Android app. It has 4.5 million users and is used for three out of four mobile transactions. The first 1 million downloads of Allegro’s Android app occurred in March 2013, after 1,001 days since its release in July 2010. 2...

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New-look Gumtree.pl launches real estate price comparison tool

In Poland EBay’s Gumtree relaunched with a new lay-out built on responsive web-design technology, and a real estate price comparison tool. The site (here) got a completely redesigned home page and user control panel for adding new listings. The changes were made for an easier and more convenient user experience, the company said. Much attention has been given to making the site easy to use on...

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Allegro replaces its recommendation system

Naspers’ Allegro.pl partnered with Gravity R&D, a recommendation and personalization tool, to launch a new recommendation system on its platform. Until now, Allegro has been using its own recommendation system, but decided to change it after trying out Gravity’s solution. During the pilot implementation in 2014, Gravity delivered personalized recommendations to specific areas of the...

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Altus TFI buys 22% of Morizon

Funds managed by Altus TFI, one of the largest players in the investment market in Poland, acquired eight million shares, or 22.39 percent, of Morizon SA for six million PLN ($1.62 million U.S.), the company said. Morizon owns Polish real estate search engines Morizon.pl and Nportal.pl and several other real estate classified sites, including Domy.pl, Oferty.net, Noweinwestycje.pl, Komercyjne.pl,...

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Otomoto faces dealers’ boycott after price rise

Naspers’ Otomoto.pl, the largest auto site in Poland, made important changes to its pricing policy on June 6, introducing significantly higher charges for auto dealers. They are outraged and even calling for a boycott of the site. According to the new price-list, individuals listing for-sale vehicles can choose to pay either 27,99 zlotys ($7.49 U.S.) for 14 days (an increase of 3 PLN, or $0.81...

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Healthy growth for Morizon Group in Q1

Morizon Group, owner of Polish real estate search engines Morizon.pl and Nportal.pl and several other real estate classified sites, released its financial results for Q1 of FY2015. The increase in revenue from Q1 FY2014 to Q1 FY2015 amounted to 25 percent. In Q1 Morizon earned revenue of 3.5 million Polish zloty ($986,238 U.S.). Last year it was 2.8 million Polish zloty ($789,763). Thanks to this...

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