ZPG’s purchase of software company Expert Agent earlier this month has been called in by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and is now under review, prompting shares in ZPG to drop this morning.The CMA has served an initial enforcement order to ZPG under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002.The announcement was made by ZPG this morning, saying that “having been informed of the review and the order ZPG is now engaging in a consultation with the CMA and will make a further announcement in due course”.The move has been widely anticipated within the industry after ZPG acquired Expert Agent – which trades under the name Websky Ltd – from private equity firm Metropolis. It in turn bought the company off founder Mike Griffiths in 2004.The ZPG acquisition of Expert Agent gave it a substantial slice of the UK agent software market, as it had already bought Property Software Group in April 2016.PSG at the time of acquisition by ZPG claimed to be used by over 40,000 estate agent letting agent branches across the UK, while Expert Agent is used by over 2,500 branches.The CMA has been in the warpath within the property industry of recent, fining four estate agents in Burnham on Sea a total of £370,000 over an illegal price-fixing cartel in the seaside town, and is now offering £100,000 rewards to agents who report similar anti-competitive in their areas.PSG CMA Competition and Markets Authority Expert Agent Zoopla March 31, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » ZPG purchase of Expert Agent to be reviewed by competition watchdog previous nextAgencies & PeopleZPG purchase of Expert Agent to be reviewed by competition watchdogShares in the group drop after announcement first thing this morning.Nigel Lewis31st March 201702,568 Views
The birth of
WeChat, not only to make people more convenient communication, but also to give more people a chance to achieve their own value. More and more people embark on their own entrepreneurial path through WeChat, has become the current market is very common micro business. In this new era of micro brands rampant, how to do micro business, how to choose a good brand is very important, then I will teach you how to make a micro business, how to through the derivative thousand!
first to tell you what is micro business?
so do we need to understand the micro business platform attributes, micro business is the use of this platform to sell WeChat’s own goods, which is called micro business. What we should do is to make the corresponding response in the corresponding platform, in order to achieve the corresponding response.
how to sell their products?
a lot of people want to let others have a mouth to buy your product, because there is no thinking, derivative products must be established on the basis of trust, why do I say that it is very simple, now the micro business force fame, your agent products others in acting, of course I said these. Remove side especially good friend bestie, because these people you and they are not saying a word, so you can go with them to sell, because all good friends are not particularly offensive, if WeChat is familiar with some friends or you don’t know them to ask ourselves, we choose the effect of passive way will be better.
then we entered, micro business has four steps (drainage, circle of friends shaping, communication, transaction), here we decompose these four steps:
drainage (that is, in addition to WeChat, through other platforms to attract WeChat fans called drainage)
I want to please think about why you want to add you to others, in fact, I often ask this question, because a lot of people and I later asked how to add the powder, I often ask people why they will be added to you, if you want to let others take the initiative to increase your WeChat, you must give people a add your reason ah right, so that sometimes you have to learn to organize and integrate resources, and give others a reason with you.
, for example, you go to some of the major platforms to send a number of teaching micro business how to go to the white powder to do micro business, then this is not what you ask your method. Sometimes you put your circle of friends to build a good, you will save a lot of nonsense, with some intention agency said this and that she could not join, but your circle of friends to build a good coffee into a circle of friends, she may call you, do not need to so much nonsense, because of your circle of friends is the embodiment of your strength, then said how to create a circle of friends.