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Trade Me stories

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Rubber Monkey gears up for Aussie market with latest capital raise
Wed 6 Jul 2022
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Rubber Monkey is seeking to raise up to NZ$2.5 million of new capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.
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Online auction to help struggling Kiwi hospo businesses
Sun 14 Nov 2021
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Trade Me auctions are driving grants to New Zealand based hospitality sector businesses
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Trade Me hands less customer info over to authorities according to Transparency Report
Thu 12 Aug 2021
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new zealand police
Trade Me says it works hard to keep 'scumbags' off its site, but it also wants to protect customer privacy.
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Top Trade Me listings of 2020 revealed
Tue 5 Jan 2021
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Trade Me’s top Marketplace listings of 2020 were inspired by COVID-19.
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Trade Me outlaws all 'non-essential' items, announces strict new guidelines
Tue 7 Apr 2020
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cloud
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public cloud
In addition to severely limiting the items which can be traded on the site, Trade Me has also made all payments contactless, and limited item delivery to courier services (no pick-ups).
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Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Fri 27 Mar 2020
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microsoft teams
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digital entertainment
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. 
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Trade Me announces full migration to cloud with Google Cloud partnership
Mon 23 Mar 2020
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cloud
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big data
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.
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GirlBoss Awards celebrate NZ's trailblazing young women
Wed 18 Sep 2019
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This year’s winners hailed from all corners of New Zealand including Dunedin, Wellington, Kāpiti, Taupō, Coromandel, and Auckland.
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Trade Me releases 7th annual Transparency Report, data requests down 24%
Tue 3 Sep 2019
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government
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privacy
“Transparency reporting is about being open and honest about the requests we receive for our customers data. We hope that publishing this report gives New Zealanders insight into how we work with these agencies to keep Trade Me trusted and safe.”
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The Tech Life Project takes Year 6 girls to Xero & Trade Me HQ
Thu 1 Aug 2019
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xero
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The five girls flew to Wellington for the digital education experience of a lifetime.
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Kiwis warming up to electric vehicles, cost remains barrier
Tue 30 Jul 2019
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“With climate change top of mind for many people, a range of new models on the market and rising fuel costs, we think more Kiwis will make the switch in the near future."
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Trade Me and GirlBoss kick off GirlBoss Awards for 2019
Wed 10 Jul 2019
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Diversity is a big challenge facing the STEM industries and as a large technology employer, Trade Me wants to help change that."
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Trade Me backs the Wonder Project to inspire Kiwi kids
Tue 25 Jun 2019
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engineering
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The Wonder Project aims to get children excited about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a way that’s both fun and engaging. 
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Shareholders vote 'yes' to Trade Me sale
Thu 4 Apr 2019
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commerce systems
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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.
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Samsung & Trade Me offer AI-powered shopping
Thu 14 Feb 2019
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The smartphone camera & AI-powered tech, Trade Me says, is a ‘glimpse into the future of shopping’.
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Apax Partners wins bidding war for Trade Me buyout
Fri 14 Dec 2018
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mergers and acquisitions
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digital marketplace
“We’re confident Trade Me would have a successful standalone future," says Trade Me chairman David Kirk
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5c more per share: Trade Me bidding war heats up
Fri 7 Dec 2018
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digital marketplace
Another bidder has entered the bidding arena as the potential sale of Trade Me kicks up a notch.
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Trade Me receives $2.54 billion takeover bid
Wed 21 Nov 2018
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digital economy
“This indicative proposal is subject to a number of conditions, including the completion of due diligence.”
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Trade Me rakes in 'record' 6.6% annual growth rate
Thu 23 Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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finance, leasing & rental
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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.
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Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Tue 14 Aug 2018
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cartech
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trade me
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autonomous vehicle
Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
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GirlBoss Awards calls forth NZ's trailblazing young females
Thu 26 Jul 2018
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women in technology
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awards
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“The GirlBoss Awards recognises the change make-hers, the up-and-comers, the innovators and the bold young women who are shaping the future of NZ."
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Trade Me CEO to step down by the end of the year - search begins for replacement
Tue 26 Jun 2018
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martech
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commerce systems
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trade me
Jon Macdonald has faith that the online marketplace has a long and bright future ahead of it.
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Accenture: Data is king in age of disruption
Tue 22 May 2018
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cloud
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accounting systems
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To survive and thrive, companies need to make the most of their data to see trends and act quickly, just as digital disruptors do.
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New Zealand's first Privacy Trust Marks awarded to Trade Me and RealMe
Thu 10 May 2018
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cybersecurity
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RealMe and Trade Me’s Transparency Reporting websites are the first two recipients of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s new Privacy Trust Mark.
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