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Gifts that keep on giving hit Trade Me

26 December, 2012
The Boxing Day ritual that sees thousands of Christmas presents re-emerge on Trade Me is under way, as Kiwis seek to find a new home for unwrapped items they don’t like, won’t use, or already have... Continue...

Fairfax completes sell-down of Trade Me stake

17 December, 2012
Following this morning’s trading halt, Trade Me Group Limited (“Trade Me”) has been advised that Fairfax Digital Holdings NZ Limited (“Fairfax”) has successfully completed a sell-down of its 51 pe... Continue...

Fairfax Media announces the sale of 51% of Trade Me

17 December, 2012
Trade Me Group Limited (“Trade Me”) has been advised that Fairfax Digital Holdings NZ Limited has entered into an agreement with an investment bank for the sale of its remaining 51% holding of the... Continue...

Trade Me purchases Holiday Homes

13 December, 2012
Trade Me has entered into an agreement to purchase the Richmond-based accommodation website Holiday Homes. A due diligence process has been completed, and a sale and purchase agreement was signed ... Continue...

Apple and the outdoors star in Trade Me’s most searched

10 December, 2012
The love affair between Kiwi consumers and Apple gadgets continues unabated this Christmas, with iPhones, iPods and iPads again topping the list of the nation’s most searched items on Trade Me in ... Continue...

New director appointed

06 November, 2012
Sydney-based technology entrepreneur, investor and consultant Paul McCarney has been appointed as an independent director of Trade Me Group Ltd (“Trade Me”). He joins David Kirk, Joanna Perry, Sam... Continue...

Key announcements: Annual Shareholder Meeting

30 October, 2012
The key information to be announced at Trade Me’s Annual Shareholder Meeting today is as follows: Trade Me paid a dividend of 7.8 cents per share in September 2012; dividend guidance for the si... Continue...

Christchurch rentals market remains tough

09 October, 2012
The Christchurch rental market is still tight while the rest of the country shows signs of easing, according to Trade Me Property’s latest quarterly figures. In Christchurch the number of enquiri... Continue...

Latest figures suggest a robust job market

05 October, 2012
The local job market is proving robust with advertised vacancies up 12.3 per cent on a year ago, according to an analysis of 46,000 roles on Trade Me Jobs over the quarter. Head of Trade Me Jobs ... Continue...

Registration of Long-Term Incentive Plan Prospectus

28 September, 2012
A prospectus for Trade Me’s new long-term incentive plan has been registered with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers. You can download it here. It is also viewable at the public registe... Continue...

Trade Me Annual Report released today

25 September, 2012
The 2012 Trade Me Annual Report was released today. This includes the highlights of the year, our financial information, and reports from our chairman, directors and CEO. To view the report, plea... Continue...

Notice of Annual Meeting: Trade Me Group Ltd

25 September, 2012
You can view a PDF of Trade Me's Notice of Annual Meeting here.Continue...

Section 209 notice: Trade Me Group Ltd

25 September, 2012
You can view a PDF of Trade Me's Section 209 notice here.Continue...

Full year result: Trade Me hits prospectus forecast

22 August, 2012
Prospectus targets achieved for this financial year NPAT of $75.6 million (up 10% on forecast)* EBITDA of $110.4 million (up 11% on F11, up 5% on forecast)* Earnings per share of 19.... Continue...

Webcast info: Trade Me FY12 full year results

20 August, 2012
Trade Me's full year financial results for the 12 months to 30 June 2012 will be released to NZX and ASX on Wednesday 22 August 2012 at approximately 8:30am (NZ time). Our CEO Jon Macdonald... Continue...

Release date for full year results

19 July, 2012
Trade Me Group Limited advises that its preliminary financial results for the year ended 30 June 2012 will be released prior to market opening on Wednesday, 22 August 2012. View Trade Me'... Continue...

Trade Me Jobs: Kiwi job market softens, but still growing

09 July, 2012
The national employment market continues to head in a positive direction with advertised vacancies up 8.2% on a year ago, according to an analysis of more than 42,000 roles on Trade Me Jobs o... Continue...

Trade Me Property: Heat in Christchurch rental market remains

06 July, 2012
The heat in the Christchurch rental market shows no signs of abating, but the rest of the country has cooled off, according to Trade Me Property's analysis for the three months from April to ... Continue...

Fairfax completes sell-down of 15% of Trade Me

18 June, 2012
Following this morning's trading halt, Trade Me Group Limited ("Trade Me") has been advised that Fairfax Digital Holdings NZ Limited ("Fairfax") has successfully completed the sell-down of 15 ... Continue...

Trade Me shares in trading halt

18 June, 2012
This morning Trade Me Group Limited (TME) has requested - and NZX has confirmed - that a trading halt is in place in respect of TME. This is pending the release of material information by... Continue...

Trade Me purchases AutoBase

30 April, 2012
Trade Me has entered into an agreement to purchase the vehicle listing aggregator AutoBase Limited. A due diligence process has been completed, and the final sale and purchase agreement was s... Continue...

ChannelAdvisor teams up with Trade Me to help online retailers tap into the NZ market

13 April, 2012
Global e-commerce platform provider ChannelAdvisor and New Zealand's leading online marketplace Trade Me today announced a new relationship that provides online retailers with an easy and cos... Continue...

Christchurch rental supply under huge pressure

10 April, 2012
Tenants hunting for rental property in Christchurch will be finding it tough going at present, with supply down 40 per cent compared to a year ago. Brendon Skipper, head of Trade Me Propert... Continue...

Kiwi job market steady, but unspectacular

10 April, 2012
The New Zealand employment market was steady and continued its double-digit growth over the past quarter, according to an analysis of more than 39,000 roles on Trade Me Jobs. The number of ad... Continue...

Trade Me Interim Report out today

22 February, 2012
The first ever Interim Report for Trade Me Group shareholders is available to download below. This report provides you with information about Trade Me's financial performance for the 6 mont... Continue...

Interim result: Trade Me hits prospectus forecast

22 February, 2012
First set of IPO prospectus targets achieved EBITDA of $52 million (up 9% on prior year, up 2% on forecast, and a new record) 1 NPAT of $36.4 million (up 5% on prior year) 2 Revenue... Continue...

Webcast info: Trade Me half year results

15 February, 2012
Trade Me's half year financial results for the 6 months to 31 December 2011 will be released to NZX and ASX on Wednesday 22 February 2012 at approximately 8:30am (NZ time). Our CEO Jon Macd... Continue...

Online dating peaks for Valentine's Day

14 February, 2012
New Zealand's single Kiwis have been in an online dating frenzy over the past week, with website FindSomeone predicting today will be the busiest Valentine's Day in its history. Rick Davies... Continue...

NZX Ltd Announcement: Trade Me to replace Methven Ltd in the NZX 50 Index

10 February, 2012
NZX Indices announces changes to the NZX 50 Index following the February Monthly Index Review. The changes below, and the monthly index rebalance, will be effective at market open on Monday ... Continue...

New strategy manager for Trade Me

27 January, 2012
Mike DelPrete is joining Trade Me as its new strategy manager. Mike comes to Trade Me from New York, where he has most recently been CEO of Agora Games, a technology business that builds... Continue...

Trade Me timing of half year announcement

19 January, 2012
Trade Me Group Limited ("Trade Me") is pleased to advise that its preliminary 2012 half year financial results will be released pre-market on Wednesday 22 February 2012.   ... Continue...

Housing rental demand stays strong

18 January, 2012
There is good news for landlords across much of the country with rental demand from tenants up 13% on a year ago, according to the latest analysis of Trade Me Property's house rental listings ... Continue...

Kiwi job market shifts down a gear

13 January, 2012
Advertised job vacancies across New Zealand are up 21% on a year ago but growth is slowing, according to an analysis of more than 38,000 jobs listed on Trade Me Jobs in the December quarter. ... Continue...