Archive for August 2013 announcements

Category changes: landscaping complete

Written by The 'Category Change' team in General at 1:30pm, Tue 27 Aug 2013

Last week we promised to work on the gardens that are the Hand tools & equipment and Gardening & landscaping supplies categories.

Our team of botanists (well, they specialise in computing rather than plant life) have downed tools after making these changes, and we’re happy to let you know the work has been done. For a refresher on what we did, see last week’s announcement.

In the meantime we’re going back to the drawing board to work out where our ‘Category Change’ team is required next. Keep an eye out, we’ll be back before you know it!

LifeDirect set to join Trade Me

Written by The Trade Me team in General at 2:30pm, Wed 21 Aug 2013

We wanted to let you know Trade Me has entered into an agreement to purchase LifeDirect, an online insurance comparison website based in Wellington. The deal is conditional at the moment, but we expect it to be completed in September.

We reckon this move into insurance is a logical move as New Zealanders continue to move more of their lives online, and we think insurance is an area where it makes a lot of sense to shop around to get a good understanding of the choices available.

LifeDirect provides consumers with a single venue to compare insurance products easily and efficiently and aligns with our core purpose of connecting two parties to undertake a transaction. More...

Scheduled Maintenance

Written by Matt in Scheduled maintenance at 2:20pm, Wed 21 Aug 2013

We'll be performing system upgrades at 2am tomorrow morning which may cause some brief interruptions to browsing. While the impact should be minimal, to be on the safe side we're extending all auctions due to close between 2am and 4am by 2 hours.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Category changes: time for some landscaping

Written by The 'Category Change' team in General at 1:30pm, Wed 21 Aug 2013

The Category Change team is back again, and this week our focus is on the Hand tools & equipment and Gardening & landscaping supplies categories.

As always the aim here is to make things easier to find, which we reckon results in a better experience. Below you'll find a summary of the changes we're making.

Renaming categories More...

Trade Me financial results out today

Written by The Trade Me team in General at 9:30am, Wed 21 Aug 2013

Today we delivered our full-year results for the 12 months to 30 June 2013.

If you're interested in finding out more information about the results, or just general information about investing in Trade Me, head on over to the official Trade Me Group investor relations site.

Visit the Trade Me Investor relations site now

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