Poland

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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Agora increases revenue in Q1, but profit lower

The Internet division* of Polish media group Agora SA reported a 19-percent increase in revenue and a 5.7-percent drop in profit in Q1 of FY2015, from the same period last year. Revenue of Agora’s Internet division amounted to 31.8 million Polish zlotys ($8.7 million U.S.) in Q1 of FY2015. Included in this number was revenue from online advertising (25.4 million Polish zlotys; 25.7 percent more...

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New-look Otomoto relaunches its apps

Naspers’ Otomoto.pl, the largest auto classified site in Poland, has just been relaunched with a new lay-out built on responsive web-design technology, new logo, and refreshed Android and IOS apps. The site (here) got a completely redesigned home page, page with listings and user control panel. The changes were made for an easier and more convenient user experience. Also, the visual...

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Naspers appoints new managers in CEE

Tomasz Nowak (photo) was promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) marketplace segment of Naspers Group. Anna Pardej (photo) was appointed as chief financial officer. In this position Nowak (LinkedIn profile) is responsible for customer service, advertising offer development and strategic business partnerships. Earlier he was...

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Allegro to offer mBank products to its users

Naspers’ Allegro and Poland’s mBank agreed to cooperate with the sale of banking products to Allegro users. According to the agreement, each Allegro user may apply for a personal and corporate mBank account on special terms. The offer to private clients includes a mobile account, which allows them to save on shopping with the Allegro mobile app. The total amount of savings can reach up to...

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Agora appoints a new supervisor for Trader.com

Maciej Wicha has replaced Anna Podkowińska-Tretyn as vice director of Agora Internet since April. He acts now as Agora’s supervisor for Trader.com (managing Agora’s Domiporta.pl real estate site and Autotrader.pl automotive site). Podkowińska-Tretyn left the company. Wicha (LinkedIn profile) focuses also on the obligations associated with his two other positions, namely as deputy...

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