First-half 2006 results - Press release
First-half 2006 results: growth of 6.4% in revenues and 9.5% in net income
PagesJaunes Groupe: growth of 6.4% in revenues and 9.5% in net income in the first half of 2006
- Consolidated revenues: +6.4%
- Consolidated gross operating margin: +2.8%
- Net attributable income: +9.5%
PagesJaunes joins forces with Nokia and strengthens its presence in the mobile Internet market
PagesJaunes, France’s leading publisher of printed and online directories, has been selected by Nokia, the global leader in mobile communications, to provide a “local search” service on a selection of its smartphones in France. This cooperation reinforces PagesJaunes’ strategy in the mobile Internet market: catering to the varied usage patterns of mobile users and offering unrivalled continuity of service to existing and potential customers.
Record audience for \France seen from the Internet\": 5 million visits made by more than 4 million Internet users on pagesjaunes.fr"
This new aerial photograph service covering the whole of France has proved a great success with Internet users in the past month: more than 100 million aerial photographs have been viewed.
Convincing results: the aerial photograph service launched on April 26, 2006 has proved a big hit, with steady growth in the daily audience.
It is a useful, practical, local “virtual journey” service designed by PagesJaunes, Europe’s leading publisher of directories on the Internet and France’s leading publisher of printed directories, in partnership with the Institut Géographique National (IGN) – the national supplier of geographic, topographic and cartographic data – and Mappy – the leader in geographic location services for the general public and business users.
In line with PagesJaunes’ policy of innovation, this new service – which is unique in France – includes a facility to search for local businesses and services. It is completely free of charge and requires no software installation.
Revenues Q1 2006 - Press release
Continued sustained growth in the first quarter of 2006
PagesJaunes Groupe: continued sustained growth in the first quarter of 2006
- Consolidated revenues up 6.8% on a constant publication basis
- Organic growth of 6.1% for PagesJaunes in France, before full opening up of the telephone directory enquiries market
- New record audience on pagesjaunes.fr in March 2006
Creation of a new brand within PagesJaunes Groupe: PagesJaunes Marketing Services
PagesJaunes Groupe, the leading European publisher of directories on the internet and the leading publisher of printed directories in France, is strengthening its position in relationship marketing by creating a new brand, PagesJaunes Marketing Services, built around a strong idea: giving life to data.
This new entity, created by the merger of Wanadoo Data and e-sama, brings together all the relationship marketing know-how to provide businesses with an integrated solution for the management of their customer relations.
PagesJaunes Groupe: 2005 targets achieved, and favourable outlook for 2006
- Consolidated revenues up 9.7% (6.0% on a like-for-like basis)
- Gross operating margin advances 13.6% (12.5% on a like-for-like basis)
- Net income of €261.7 million, a rise of 22.5% (23.0% on a like-for-like basis)
- Proposed dividend payment of €1.02 per share, an increase of 10% compared to the previous year
Stéphane Pallez appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of PagesJaunes Groupe
At a meeting held on Tuesday, February 7, 2006, the Board of Directors of PagesJaunes Groupe elected one of its members, Ms Stéphane Pallez, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of PagesJaunes Groupe, to replace Michel Combes.
PagesJaunes joins forces with Allociné and the Institut Géographique National as part of its strategy of enriching the editorial services of pagesjaunes.fr
PagesJaunes, the number one in the French market in printed and online directories, is joining forces with two leading operators in their field: Allociné and the Institut Géographique National (IGN), in order to enrich the editorial offering on pagesjaunes.fr, the fifth most visited French website. These alliances reflect PagesJaunes’ ambition to develop a policy of innovative and attractive content on the Internet.