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From ‘me to you’ in Norway

From ‘me to you’ in Norway

Schibsted-owned Finn.no in Norway is introducing its own door-to-door delivery system calling it “Me to You," or "Meg til deg" in Norwegian, with the help of the vast distribution network for newspapers that covers all of Norway

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Rian Liebenberg on his new job at Schibsted

Rian Liebenberg on his new job at Schibsted

If it's true that a company is its people, then there is probably no-one in Schibsted who has made a bigger impact on the company (with so many appointments) than Rian Liebenberg, chief platform officer, with his more than 600 IT-worker employments. He was kind enough to give us an interview.


On Tori.fi, users pay per instant bank transfer

On Tori.fi, users pay per instant bank transfer

In Finland, Schibsted-owned general classified site Tori.fi started cooperating with OP Financial Group, a provider of a smart-wallet service called Pivo, which enables consumers to transfer money between private bank accounts simply by entering phone numbers. 

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Schibsted displays the power of classifieds (again)

In Q3 of FY2017, Schibsted (yet again) showed the strength of the classifieds model, when it presented its Q3 and 9-months results on Friday morning.  The group's revenue (including the divisions Media and Schibsted Growth) grew ten percent in Q3 to NOK 4.2 billion ($513.8 million U.S.), and the EBITDA came to NOK 783 million ($95.8 million U.S.) - way above the number analysts had expected, namely NOK 640 million.

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Sondre Gravir, CEO of the new division Marketplaces (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

These managers will lead Schibsted Marketplaces

In mid-September, Schibsted announced a major re-organization of the company into two divisions - one for all classifieds, one for all media businesses  - with a separate structure providing support services to the first two divisions. The divisions were called Schibsted Marketplaces, and Schibsted Media. Roughly four weeks later, the new structure is now in place, and we can report who will be responsible for what in Marketplaces, although there hasn't been a formal announcement and the company site still reflects the old situation.


Sondre Gravir, head of new  Marketplaces division (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Sondre Gravir to head Schibsted’s Marketplaces

The re-organization of Schibsted’s business in two operational divisions Marketplaces and Media was accompanied with a reshuffle of the top management team. Schibsted announced today that Sondre Gravir, currently EVP Established Europe, will head up the division Marketplaces, where all classifieds and marketplaces found a new home.

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