Spir Communication goes into the red by Steve Shipside in Uncategorized 23 Feb 2012 France; Spir Communication's share price fell by 4.8 per cent to 26.5 euros yesterday on the news that the owner of car (LaCentrale.fr and Caradisiac.com), generalist (topannonces.fr), and property portals (logic-immo.com) had suffered a net loss of 53.5 million euros in 2011 compared to a profit of 119.7 million euros the previous year. The losses were mostly associated with the company's parcel This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Financial resultsFrancespir 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.