Browsing: Barry Colman

Finished business as Colman hands over the NBR

Timing is everything in business and over the years Barry Colman, who has been publishing the National Business Review for 24 years, has shown that he has a deft touch. And, given the state of the newspaper trade at the moment, he may have just shown it again, selling the publication he bought from John Fairfax & Sons for $1 in the late ’80s to current chief executive Todd Scott, who will be the sole shareholder.