Trade Me stories
Trade Me sees 20% campaign performance improvement using new tools
New Zealand's largest online auction site, Trade Me, has improved campaign performance by 20% using AI predictive models and tools to optimise personalisation.
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%
NZ data requests to Trade Me drop 24%; firm champions transparency.
The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
Christchurch Girls delve into tech at Trade Me & Xero, eyeing IT futures.
Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
74% of Kiwis eye EVs, high cost curbs appeal.
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
Trade Me teams up with Samsung for AI-driven shopping in NZ.
Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
Trade Me nods to Apax buyout at $6.45/shr as Hellman-Friedman exits fray.
5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Trade Me's bid war heats up as Hellman - Friedman offers NZ$6.45/share.
Trade Me receives $2.54 billion takeover bid
Trade Me mulls $2.54bn takeover bid by Apax Partners, shares surge.
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
GirlBoss & TradeMe seek NZ's young female changemakers for awards. #GirlBossAwards #Empowerment.
Trade Me CEO to step down by the end of the year - search begins for replacement
Trade Me CEO Jon Macdonald announces departure, confident in firm's future after transformative tenure.