Trade Me stories
4000+ unwanted gifts listed on Trade Me by Boxing Day
By 9am on Boxing Day, 4,300 presents had been listed on the online marketplace, including an empty Roses chocolates wrapper of ‘disappointment’.
Rubber Monkey gears up for Aussie market with latest capital raise
Rubber Monkey is seeking to raise up to NZ$2.5 million of new capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.
Online auction to help struggling Kiwi hospo businesses
Hospitality businesses in New Zealand are getting a helping hand through an online auction called Hands Up 4 Hospo.
Trade Me hands less customer info over to authorities according to Transparency Report
Trade Me reduces customer data releases to Police and government agencies, with a 14% drop in requests from previous year.
Top Trade Me listings of 2020 revealed
Trade Me's top Marketplace listings of 2020 in New Zealand were all inspired by COVID-19, according to the buy and sell platform.
Trade Me outlaws all 'non-essential' items, announces strict new guidelines
Trade Me limits sales to essential goods during NZ level 4 lockdown.
Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm.
Trade Me announces full migration to cloud with Google Cloud partnership
The online auction website says the move will migrate all systems and applications off its on-premise data centres and fully migrate to the cloud.
GirlBoss Awards celebrate NZ's trailblazing young women
This year’s winners hailed from all corners of New Zealand including Dunedin, Wellington, Kāpiti, Taupō, Coromandel, and Auckland.
Trade Me releases 7th annual Transparency Report, data requests down 24%
New Zealanders' data requests down 24% to 1,366, says latest Transparency Report by Trade Me.
The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
The five girls flew to Wellington for the digital education experience of a lifetime.
Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
Three-quarters of New Zealanders would consider buying an electric vehicle (EV) for their next purchase, up from half last year, but cost is the biggest deterrent, according to a survey by Trade Me.
Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Nominations are open for the 2019 GirlBoss Awards, celebrating young Kiwi women shaping the future of New Zealand.
Trade Me backs the Wonder Project to inspire Kiwi kids
The Wonder Project aims to get children excited about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a way that’s both fun and engaging.
Shareholders vote 'yes' to Trade Me sale
In a vote cast yesterday, 66.08% of the 396,973,029 shares voted. Of those, 99.29% were in favour of the acquisition. 0.71% voted against.
Samsung & Trade Me offer AI-powered shopping
The smartphone camera & AI-powered tech, Trade Me says, is a ‘glimpse into the future of shopping’.
Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
Trade Me is proceeding with the sale of its business to Apax Partners, after Hellman - Friedman dropped out.
5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Another bidder has entered the bidding arena as the potential sale of Trade Me kicks up a notch.
Trade Me receives $2.54 billion takeover bid
Trade Me engages with Apax Partners after £1.73bn takeover offer. Trade Me shares surge 19%.
Trade Me rakes in 'record' 6.6% annual growth rate
Trade Me is celebrating another year of what it is calling ‘record revenue and profit’ for FY18, with increases up in all areas of the business.
Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
GirlBoss Awards calls forth NZ's trailblazing young females
TradeMe and GirlBoss are seeking inspirational young women in New Zealand, aged 11 to 18, who are breaking stereotypes and making a difference in their communities.
Trade Me CEO to step down by the end of the year - search begins for replacement
Jon Macdonald has faith that the online marketplace has a long and bright future ahead of it.
Accenture: Data is king in age of disruption
To survive and thrive, companies need to make the most of their data to see trends and act quickly, just as digital disruptors do.