In its full-year report released Monday, Jobindex in Denmark has delivered on its promises from its Q3 report. The Jobindex Group reported that its net turnover reached DKK 300 million ($50 million) in 2017, while its operating profit, before interest and tax, landed on DKK 91 million. While this may be an excellent result, the company says there’s more to come. For 2018, Jobindex expects to increase...
In its third roll-out this year, social media platform Facebook is bringing its online sales platform Marketplace to the Middle East for the first time. The service will be launched in Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco over the next few weeks. Facebook Marketplace will be available in English and Arabic for desktop, IOS, and Android users. With 164 million people in the Arab world using Facebook on a...
At the Naspers Investor Day yesterday, Martin Scheepbouwer, OLX Group CEO, talked LetGo, Facebook Marketplace and the biggest trend he sees in classifieds.
At least in the U.S., luxury brand Louis Vuitton has no plan to keep its products away from Facebook. Payments news site Paypers.com reported, that Louis Vuitton, a brand of global luxury-goods firm LVMH, launched a "virtual advisor" (chatbot) on Facebook Messenger for U.S. clients.
Germany’s Scout24 AG used its first Capital Markets Day in Berlin this week to launch a new operating unit, called Consumer Services. The owner of real estate site ImmobilienScout24 (IS24) and auto platform AutoScout24 (AS24) said it’s a move to further push business beyond listings and into transactions. Consumer Services “will leverage the synergies between real estate and automotive, because it’ll sell across the verticals...
Facebook and Google are hitting the road, talking up the benefits of both platforms for small businesses and jobseekers alike. Facebook’s program is called Community Boost and it kicked off in Houston, Greenville, South Carolina; St. Louis, Albuquerque and Des Moines. Google's "Grow with Google" launched in Indianapolis. A new survey shows there's plenty of room for Facebook and Google to grow in the SMB space.
Recruit Holdings tops Staffing Industry Analysts’ Job Board Market Report: 2017 Update. The Tokyo-based recruitment powerhouse, which owns industry leader Indeed, as well as Rikunabi and Hatalike in Japan, holds 26.7 percent of the job board market worldwide, with total revenue of $3.3 billion. Coming in second place is LinkedIn, which has a 19 percent market share and revenue of $2.36 billion, according to the...
Where will you find your next car? Craigslist, Cars.com, AutoTrader … or maybe on Facebook? This week, the social media giant announced a major new emphasis intended to transform the company's Marketplace general classified app into a go-to destination for buying and selling vehicles.
EBay has done it (with Gumtree Connect in South Africa), OLX Group has done it (with Fixly in Poland), Quikr has done it (with QuikrServices in India) and now Facebook and Google have also done it: rolled out online-services sites. The two global giants have apparently decided to give Quikr competition in India for its well-diversified section for home services.
Customers of eight leading classified recruitment platforms, including ZipRecruiter, will now be able to post jobs from those platforms to Facebook with a simple click of a button. The other launch companies are Workpop, Appcast, Recruitology, Work4, JobScore, Harri and Jobcase.