Spain

Uber Launches Food Delivery in Spain

After bowing to an injunction from Madrid court banning its taxi service, Uber has announced the launch of a food delivery service in Barcelona (one of the cities that took legal action against the hire-a-ride app). Uber announced its new service via a blog post: Today, in Barcelona we are launching UberEATS, an on-demand food-delivery service that gets you the best meals from the best local...

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Schibsted Spain combats copycat site

Schibsted Classified Media Spain is preparing to take legal action, if necessary, against “Milanuncios.gratis” an apparent copycat of its Milanuncios.com brand — Spain’s biggest and most widely used general classifieds site. Milanuncios.com boasts over six million ads and attracts in excess of 25 million desktop visitors per month, according to SimilarWeb.com. This makes...

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Trovit expands to four new countries

Trovit, the multi-vertical aggregator, has expanded into four new countries: Czech Republic, Romania, Denmark and Hungary. The Barcelona-based aggregator, which was purchased by Japanese firm Next late in 2013, has developed a powerful global presence. Apart from Europe, Trovit operates in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. This latest market expansion means Trovit is established in 43...

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Schibsted Spain targets Android users

Schibsted Classified Media Spain is targeting Android users with its latest app upgrades. In 2014 Android became the first mobile platform to ship more than one billion devices. Schibsted responded to this indication of a robust, fast-growing user group by releasing cutting edge Android apps. Generalist site Segundamano.es has a new Material Design-based app built for Android’s Lollipop...

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In Spain social recruiting grows

In January 2015 Spain saw the lowest number of unemployment benefit claims for the month since 2007. This, along with the modest growth of Spain’s GDP over the past three months, is fueling cautious optimism in the recruitment sector. Employment classifieds are looking for ways to increase their reach and relevance via multiple channels, including social media. Use of social media channels...

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Idealista offers property vendor courses

Idealista, the leading Spanish real estate site, announced the schedule of its seventh annual education series for property professionals. It is offering 122 courses in more than 50 cities across Spain over the coming 12 months. Open to both clients and non-clients, the courses focus on practical ways to grow sales and rentals. The course content covers three main topics: Increase sales &...

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