Classifieds generate 30% of Axel Springer revenue by Kate Rodriguez in Financials / Deals 11 May 2017 Q1 results for Axel Springer are out, providing us with even more proof of how important classifieds have become to the bottom line of this media group. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share axel springer Kate Rodriguez Kate Rodriguez covers the German market for AIM Group. She is a freelance business writer with an extensive background in public policy, business consulting and marketing. Originally from the U.S., Kate is now based in Munich.