Buy & Sell bucks the trend with booming sales

Three ownership changes, as well as examinership and receivership, in three years have had a positive effect on the ad publisher’s fortunes, writes Gavin Daly

8th January, 2011

I n a time of recession, there’s no shortage of boom-to-bust stories, but Colm McCann is one of the few people with a bust-to boom tale to tell.

As general manager of classified ad publisher Buy & Sell, McCann has seen the company go through three owners, an examinership and a receivership in little more than three years. Ironically, given the state of the economy, the company is on a more solid footing...

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