The Netherlands

Sanoma’s Q2 revenue grows in Finland; declines in Netherlands

The online and mobile revenue of Sanoma’s Consumer Business segment (including the classified businesses in Finland and the Netherlands, with the online auction platform Huuto and marketplace Oikotie, continued to grow in Finland, but declined sligthly in the Netherlands and Belgium in Q2 FY2015 from the same period last year. The net sales of the online and mobile businesses of Sanoma in...

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Sanoma grows its online revenue in Q1

The online and mobile revenue of Sanoma’s Consumer Business segment (including the classified businesses in Finland, the Netherlands and Belgium, with the online auction platform Huuto and marketplace Oikotie) grew in Q1 FY2015 from the same period last year. The net sales of the online and mobile businesses of Sanoma in Finland amounted to €21.9 million or $24 million U.S. – 3.1 percent up...

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New Dutch site Huislink connects buyers and sellers

Huislink.nl, a new real estate site developed by Robert van ‘t Hoff, a Dutch Internet entrepreneur, aims to match potential buyers and sellers in a personal (social) way. Huislink, still in its pilot phase, will eventually contain a complete database of Dutch houses. The site informs potential buyers (who are registered on the site) about houses for sale that may potentially fit, given the...

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Sanoma grows revenue in Finland and Netherlands

The online and mobile revenue of Sanoma’s Consumer Business segment (including the classified businesses in Finland and the Netherlands, with the online auction platform Huuto and marketplace Oikotie) continued to grow in Finland and to decline in the Netherlands in Q4 FY2014 from Q4 in FY2013. However, in both countries revenue ended the full year above FY2013 levels. In Q4 the net sales of...

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Dutch mobile ad turnover up 91% in third quarter: IAB

The total online ad turnover in the Netherlands was up 11 percent in third quarter compared to same period last year, at €323 million, a study by IAB concluded. Display advertising was up 13 percent, while search was up 10 percent. The most significant development was a striking 91-percent growth in mobile advertising. There is still a gap that needs to be bridged between “time spent on...

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Amazon launches in Netherlands with e-books

Amazon, the world’s leading online marketplace, entered the Dutch market by launching Amazon.nl and introducing Kindle e-readers here, Emerce reported. The opening was modest, because to date Amazon.nl only has three types of Kindles and digital books available for sale. “We started with three million titles, including twenty thousand Dutch ones. All popular titles from bestseller lists...

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