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Trade Me sells Treat Me after two-year experiment
Online auction site Trade Me, which is on the prowl for more acquisitions, has sold its group-buying Treat Me website for an undisclosed sum in a management buyout.
Wheeding out the competition as Sella quits auction race
Sella shuts standalone personal auction platform, following Wheedle's and ListSellTrade's struggles in a marketplace dominated by Trade Me.
Mobile magic helps Trade Me beat IPO outlook
Online marketplace expands its mobile offering, accounting for over one-third of overall visits.
Trade Me rival preparing comeback
Wheedle will relaunch "within weeks" according to manager director Carl Rees.
Sam Morgan trims holding in Xero to below 5%
Trade Me founder trims his holding in Xero, taking advantage of a share price that has soared by 179 percent this year.
Panasonic auctions 10 TVs for $1 reserve
Electronics firm and Trade Me come together for charitable donations over Christmas.
ASB app links up with Trade Me
ASB customers can make payments directly to Trade Me sellers in the latest enhancement to the mobile banking app.
Trade Me shares halted as Fairfax sees $1.5 bln payday
Shares in Trade Me have been halted as Australian publisher Fairfax Media sells its remaining 51 percent in the New Zealand online auction site.
Fairfax sells 51% of Trade Me shares
Media company sells remaining stake for reported NZ$810m according to Australia media reports.
Panasonic launches Trade Me TV app
First of its kind rolled out across the country as pundits herald a new dawn for online shopping.
NZX adviser cuts $10k settlement over dodgy Trade Me deal
Unnamed adviser at a registered NZX participant to pay $10,000 settlement after getting found out on a backroom deal to get Trade Me shares when the online auction site was floated last year.
Be a part of NZ history with Trade Me
Online auction site invites Kiwis to be part of New Zealand history through 100 year time capsule.
Trade Me expects to meet dividend target
Trade me said it will meet its prospectus forecast for dividends in the second half of the year though a hoped-for economic upturn hasn't materialised.
List Sell Trade set for launch?
New online trading website set for launch today, days after closing its online operations.
List Sell Stop Trading
Second Trade Me rival postpones its launch this week as List Sell Trade goes down less than 24 hours since going live.
Wheedle makes password promise after privacy breach
Struggling online auction site reassures customers after security problems with user passwords.
Wheedle down and out
Trade Me rival closes site after the second day of struggles causes "unforeseen technical problems".
Wheedle begins war with Trade Me
Online auction site launched this morning as mega rich owner hits back at Sam Morgan's damning comments last week.
Bad feedback for Trade Me over Wheedle comments
Trading website founder regrets "blunt" comments condemning rival company Wheedle.
Trade Me rival hopes to Wheedle their way into industry
New Zealand’s online market is about to get a major new competitor with the launch of a locally owned online marketplace called ‘Wheedle’.
Fraudsters target Trade Me
Auction site under attack from international hackers as users warned over "phishing" emails.
Poor outlook causes Trade Me dip in shares
Shares in online auction site drop due to lagging sales growth and ‘muted’ outlook for future trading.
Trade Me beats profit forecast
Kiwi online trading company reports maiden full-year profit, with long-term targets also on track thanks to increase in mobile phone trading.
Trading of Trade Me shares halted - Updated
Owners Fairfax Media owners confirm 15% share sale, advising that share trading will remain on hold while a ‘book build’ in connection with the sale is completed.