Independent News & Media  chief executive Robert Pitt:  “It is up to the market to decide if they want to invest in the business and reap the rewards of that.”  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“Challenging” is the usual euphemism for “painfully difficult” in corporate earnings announcements. And no matter how upbeat the Independent News &(...)

Vincent Crowley, chief executive of Independent News & Media, at the publication of its financial results for 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent News & Media (INM) made an operating profit of €32.7 million in 2013, as the group emerged from a major financial restructuring pro(...)

Ruairi Doyle: "We're competing now in the same space as Amazon."

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