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[16 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]

The Swedish search company Eniro has replaced the management of its Swedish online property following a “disappointing” second quarter, in the words of CEO Johan Lindgren, who addressed the issue head on during today’s earnings call. The biggest outcome of the weak quarter was to shave about SEK100 million off of Eniro’s full year 2014 …

Mobile, Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Nordics search and directory company Eniro needs to grow its digital revenue by roughly 5 percent to 6 percent in order to bring its entire business back to growth. Not a bad position for a company that not so many years ago was known primarily for publishing print Yellow Pages in some of the …

Financial Results, Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[7 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Two global directory companies at different stages of transformation reported their 2012 earnings this week. Eniro and Yellow Media both reported deep print declines, as well as progress in repairing balance sheets burdened by debt. Mobile development was a high point for both companies with strong customer and usage growth. Both companies similarly experienced their …

Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[10 Feb 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

On Thursday’s Q4 and full-year 2011 earnings call, Eniro announced that it will phase out its print Gula Sider (Yellow Pages) directory in Norway, leaving only local directories as a print product choice in the Nordic country with a population of 4 million.
The move is yet another sign that the core Yellow Pages directory is …

Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[1 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The Sweden-based local search company Eniro has acquired some of the assets of De Gule Sider in Denmark, the Yellow Pages operation closed down recently by European Directories.
EDSA has made the decision to discontinue print directories in Denmark, where it held the incumbent position, while selling many of its online/mobile assets to Eniro. Among the …

Conferences, DMS'11, Online/Interactive »

[21 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Two companies investing in self-service advertising for SMBs agree that self-service is an important and growing category, but isn’t likely to replace direct sales.
This morning’s panel at DMS ’11, “SMBs and Self-Serve: Ready for Prime Time?” featured Paul Levine, COO of the real estate site Trulia, and Ørjan Hanssen, a product manager at the Swedish …

Advertising Networks, Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[8 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

The Scandinavian directory and local search player Eniro has unveiled a pay-per-click advertising network, which it calls Scandinavian Ad Networks. The product leverages traffic from Eniro’s own properties (including eniro.se, gulesider.no, krak.dk, and kvasir.no) as well as third-party partner sites to feed the network.
This launch is part of Eniro’s strategy of becoming a dominant player …

Yellow Pages »

[5 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]


The Nordics directory publisher Eniro seems to have a success on its hands with its new “search and purchase” directory, launched Sept. 29. The company announced today that since that product was launched, the number of searches for “points of sale and companies” on Eniro.se has increased by 40 percent.
In addition, the company’s stock price …

Financial Results, Online/Interactive, Personnel Moves, Yellow Pages »

[6 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Eniro has replaced Jesper Karrbrink as CEO of the Swedish directory company with Johan Lindgren, former CEO of Telenor Sweden.
Eniro’s board is apparently frustrated at the pace of improvement resulting from the new strategy put in place by Karrbrink. In addition, Eniro has violated loan covenants, and may feel it needs a management team that …

Personnel Moves, Video, online, Yellow Pages »

[27 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Scanning the global Yellow Pages industry for noteworthy recent developments:
Yell wants its customers to share videos of the “amazing things” that they can do with its economized Yellow Pages directory. The U.K.-based company calls this reformatting of its traditional product “the most significant change” in more than 40 years. Yell is using YouTube and Facebook as contest …

Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[13 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Here is a summary of recent, noteworthy developments in the global Yellow Pages space:
Following an industry trend, U.K.-based Yell has begun distribution of a truncated Yellow Pages directory in a three-pronged effort to save paper, reduce waste and meet changing user needs. Recent consumer research underscores a desire for a book smaller in dimension. The …

AT&T, Financial Results, Yellow Pages »

[23 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Earnings results from global Yellow Pages companies are starting to trickle in, and so far, 2010 looks a lot like 2009, or worse.
AT&T Advertising Solutions posted first-half revenues of US$2,048 million, down 16.7 percent from the same period in 2009. At the same point in 2009, revenues were down 11.5 percent. The company reported …

Advertising Networks, Online/Interactive, Yellow Pages »

[16 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

The Nordic directory and search company Eniro has signed a deal with Amdocs to use its digital advertising system to help power its expanding online advertising network.
According to Amdocs, the key elements of the deal are:

Eniro selected Amdocs products and services to deliver digital advertising products under a managed services model, and support the day-to-day …