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Avito launches TV ad campaign for job services via its app

Avito launches TV ad campaign for job services via its app

Local general classifieds giant Avito has launched a new TV campaign across Russia to promote its recruitment services, with a particular focus on its mobile app. The new ads have been shown on several national TV channels and are typical of Avito’s seasonal ad campaigns, which tend to begin in the autumn. Avito has advertised specifically its job classifieds before on TV, but this campagn...

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HeadHunter now world’s 3rd most-visited jobs site

HeadHunter now world’s 3rd most-visited jobs site

HeadHunter (HH.ru), Russia’s leading jobs vertical, has become the world’s third most-visited jobs site on desktop visits, as measured by audience stats site SimilarWeb.com. With almost 30 million desktop visits in July 2015, HeadHunter is now only behind global U.S. platform Indeed.com (in first) and France’s Pole-Emploi.fr globally in the recruitment segment. According to alternative site analytics platform Alexa, HH.ru has experienced strong growth in...

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Tough traffic numbers for Blocket verticals

Tough traffic numbers for Blocket verticals

The Kia Index which measures web and mobile traffic in Sweden gave Schibsted owned Blocket some tough numbers both for its job vertical and for its real estate vertical for week 33. Schibsted and Blocket published for the first time the number the visits to its property site Blocket Bostad: 586,000. The number was somewhat disappointing since staff members earlier had talked about 700,000 visits. The same week Hemnet...

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Avito to start charging for job ads

Avito to start charging for job ads

Starting from the 18th of August, Russia’s general classifieds leader Avito is charging a fee for new listings in the job section of the site. According to Vladimir Korizky, head of Avito Jobs, the new system is expected to improve both the quality of the job listings and the response of job seekers, who are likely to trust these vacancy posts to a greater degree. The...

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Ad tech specialist Dmitry Shkolnikov joins Avito from Mail.Ru

Ad tech specialist Dmitry Shkolnikov joins Avito from Mail.Ru

Russia’s general classifieds major Avito has hired Dmitry Shkolnikov to drive the company’s advertising reach. The advertising technologies specialist is expected to strengthen Avito’s recent move into contextual ads. Shkolnikov was a project manager at Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru Group previously, where he helped integrate operations with partners, worked on boosting web traffic and developed SSP platforms. Mail.Ru was unable to match Avito’s offer, which resulted...

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Alibaba shows strong revenue growth

Moody’s Investors Service says that Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s results for April-June 2015 — the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year — support the company’s A1 issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings, and the stable outlook on the ratings. “Alibaba’s consistently strong revenue growth is in line with Moody’s expectations, and reflects the company’s success in growing transaction volumes in its China retail market...

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Rightmove grows revenue and market share

In the first six months of the current financial year Rightmove, the U.K.’s largest real estate site, grabbed market share from its competitors with the strong financial performance summarized below. Revenue grew to £93.1 million ($145.4 million U.S.) from £80.4 million (+16 percent on the previous year), driven by growth in spend on additional advertising products and packages, as well as membership fee price increases. The underlying...

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In Turkey marketplaces grow faster than total ecommerce

According to the 2015 edition of the research report “Size of the e-commerce market in Turkey”, the ecommerce market grew 35 percent in 2014 to 18.9 billion TL ($6.9 billion U.S.). The report was published the first time in 2014 by the Turkish IT Foundation (Tubisad). With revenue growth of 62 percent, the sub-section online marketplaces grew the fastest of all sub-sections of ecommerce in 2014...

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U.K. government wants AirBnb, EBay, Gumtree and Amazon data

The U.K. government issued a consultation document, titled ‘Tackling the hidden economy: Extension of data gathering powers’, that proposes legislative changes to the way it collects data from business intermediaries, electronic payment providers and individuals or businesses using these channels. The proposed changes are aimed at giving HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) powers to gather customer data from the likes of AirBnb, EBay, Gumtree, Amazon and...

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Net ads to dominate by 2019

Internet advertising will account for more than 50 percent of the total Australian advertising market by 2019, according to a recent Australian Entertainment and Media Outlook report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). While the total advertising market is predicted to grow by 4.8 percent from $35.4 billion in 2014 to $43.4 billion by 2019, internet advertising was tipped to outpace this overall ad spend growth, growing by...

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