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German auto bank launches used-car portal  

A German auto bank, Bank Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe (BDK), has launched a used-car portal called JuhuAuto which tries to set itself apart from well-known competitors like Mobile.de. This content is part of our business intelligence service. Please click the button...

104 Corp. sees small dip in Q3 profit

Taiwanese job sites operator 104 Corporation posted a slight drop in net income this past quarter, despite growth in operating income and revenue. The company saw net income decrease 0.39% year-on-year to NT$83 million ($2.7 million U.S.). This content is part of our...

Axel Springer brings on new CEO

German media group Axel Springer announced another change at the top today: Ralf Baumann, the CEO of multinational recruitment site StepStone, will head Springer’s classified company Aviv Group starting in January. This content is part of our business intelligence...

AutoUncle teams up with iAutoFinance

Denmark-based auto aggregator AutoUncle has teamed up with German startup iAutoFinance, a financial technology company that deals with the financing of cars. This content is part of our business intelligence service. Please click the button below to learn more....

Zameen: Long-time leader pushes through the downturn

For more than a decade, real estate marketplace Zameen.com has been the dominant vertical in Pakistan. Taking advantage of the country’s growing, increasingly internet-savvy market, the company has focused on segment transparency and new tech. This content is part of...

Crowd Works sees annual net loss increase 57%

The annual net loss of leading Japanese crowdsourcing company Crowd Works Inc. rose 57% this year, mainly due to poor performance from the firm’s skill-sharing site and the company’s decision to terminate its freelancer fintech service. This content is part of our...

Yahoo Japan takes over Zozo for $3.7 billion

Yahoo Japan has taken over Japanese fashion retailer Zozo Inc. in a deal worth more than Y400 billion ($3.7 billion U.S.). The purchase is an attempt to beat out its two main competitors, Amazon and Rakuten. This content is part of our business intelligence service....

WebAn closure results in loss for Persol Holdings

Japanese recruitment business Persol Holdings Limited broke its profit streak in the first half of the fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. This was mainly due to its choice to discontinue part-time job board WebAn. This content is part of our business intelligence...

En-Japan job boards surpass expectations in H1

Japanese staffing firm En-Japan Inc. posted a 14.7% year-on-year decline in net income in the first half of the year, despite growth overseas and in domestic job ad media. This content is part of our business intelligence service. Please click the button below to...

Branding weighs down Lifull’s annual profit

This past fiscal year reversed a trend of profit growth for Japanese Lifull Co. Ltd. as it continued burning capital in an effort to raise brand awareness for the group’s core business, real estate marketplace Homes.co.jp. In contrast to last fiscal year’s 81% growth...

Facebook rolls out payment system in U.S.

Facebook debuted its in-house payment system, Facebook Pay, in the U.S. this week, enabling in-app purchases and money transfers on Facebook Marketplace and Messenger.  Over time, Facebook Pay will roll out “to more people and places, including for use across...