Canon's Role Expands at Yell UK

As Yell Group looks for a replacement for CEO John Condron, who announced that he will retire next year, President of New Media (UK) Mark Canon's responsibilities at the publisher are expanding. Condron recently named Canon Deputy Chief Executive, reporting to…

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Yell Updates IYP, Goes More Visual

U.K. directory publisher Yell is launching an overall redesign to its online directory today that follows the trend of building an immersive online Yellow Pages experience. The new site includes 3-D maps and street cam. Working with partners C3 and…

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YPA 2010: YP CEOs Talk Transformation

BIA/Kelsey's Charles Laughlin moderated a fascinating panel this morning featuring four CEOs from the interactive local media space. Laughlin was joined by Kimberli Lewis, CEO, Mediatel (Czech Republic); Scott Pomeroy, CEO of Berry, a Local Insight Media company; Mat Stover,…

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HelloMetro Fleshes Out in 40 Markets

HelloMetro, the local news and city guide company based in Louisville, Kentucky, said that it now has unique hyperlocal content for 40 markets, and national coverage. The company has "Hello(cityname)" URLs covering the country, and relies on a core team…

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Yellowpages.com Is Now YP.com

AT&T has unveiled a new version of its Yellowpages.com online directory, complete with a new name (YP.com); a new algorithmic approach to search; updated maps; and a set of vertical integrations with leading partners in cars, hotels, events and movies.…

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PagesJaunes Adds People Search

The French directory publisher PagesJaunes has made a significant move by acquiring 100 percent of the Austrian people search site 123People, which has a global audience of more than 40 million unique visitors in 11 countries, according to the PagesJaunes…

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