Ben-Tzvi’s plan to save Israeli daily Maariv: Merge it with Makor Rishon
Weekday print edition to disappear, will be published in digital format only; distribution and printing to be outsourced.
The Maariv newspaper group that Shlomo Ben-Tzvi bought from the IDB group has been in trouble for years. It turns out that as early as November 2012, when obtaining court approval to buy Maariv, Ben-Tzv already had an extensive business plan to revive the failing business. That plan is to amalgamate it with his newspaper Makor Rishon, outsource printing and distribution – and abolish the weekday print version,...
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