Existential crisis now awaits INM
The troubled newspaper group was distracted by ODCE probes when it should have been preparing for life in a savage market
At Independent News & Media’s annual general meeting last May, shareholders were promised a viable future for the country’s biggest newspaper publisher.
With €90 million-plus in cash in the bank, INM would use the money, its chief executive Michael Doorly said, to invest in parts of the media that were growing. Verticals such as travel, business and lifestyle would offer attractive areas where customers might pay for content. As I wrote...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
Demand continues to outstrip supply in both residential and PRS markets, while developers adapt new build designs to take the pandemic into account
How the programme for government will shape housing
Several strategic changes offer an opportunity for positive reform of planning and development
Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery