Acheter-Louer online turnover up 55 percent by Steve Shipside in Real Estate 02 Feb 2012 French property portal and free magazine publisher Acheter-Louer reported that it's overall turnover was up 16 percent on last year, but that the online side had risen 55 percent and now accounts for nearly a third of the company's income. By comparison the press side of the business saw only a 3.6 percent rise. In part this is a reflectiThis article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Acheter-LouerFinancial resultsFrance Steve Shipside Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.