EY report: INM should ‘consider’ Citywest closure

Consultants said it should outsource its printing to rival Irish Times and save up to €3m a year; EY added media giant had a ‘can’t-do mentality’

3rd June, 2018

A report by consulting firm EY into Ireland’s biggest newspaper publisher, Independent News & Media, has said the company should “consider” closing its printing plant in Citywest and outsourcing this activity to its rival the Irish Times.

The report also criticises the culture in INM, concluding that its teams “operate in silos with limited cooperation”.

The consultants also express concerns that INM has a “can’t-do mentality” which focuses on...

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