Story: Digital media and the internet

Sale of Trade Me

Trade Me, an auction site, was started by 23-year-old Sam Morgan in 1999. Seven years later it was sold to the Australian newspaper business, Fairfax, for $700 million. In this news report Sam Morgan and the David Kirk, the chief executive of Fairfax, express their pleasure at the deal.

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Russell Brown, 'Digital media and the internet - E-commerce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/43425/sale-of-trade-me (accessed 16 October 2021)

Story by Russell Brown, published 22 Oct 2014