Sour Patch Explode into the New Zealand Market

Press Release – Sour Patch

Sour Patch has launched into the New Zealand market with a flurry of activity targeted at the digitally native generation. In a New Zealand first this week Sour Patch followers were asked to Instagram their sour face using #sourpatchselfie with the images then … Read more »

Steer clear of new vehicles with poor safety ratings

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

Consumers need to be aware that they could be missing out on life saving technology if they opt for the cheapest, brand-new vehicles in some classes. Read more »

Whangarei checkout operators compete for Checker of the Year

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, checkout operators from Whangarei New World and PAKnSAVE stores had their moment to shine at the Foodstuffs Checker of the Year regional heats held at Capitaine Bougainville Theatre. Read more »

KENWOOD – The Next Generation

Press Release – Kenwood

What hot-blooded cook or baker hasnt dreamed of a top chef whos easy on the eye and permanently stationed in the kitchen to whip up beautiful meals every day?! Read more »

Huawei Ascend P7 – Now available in New Zealand

Press Release – Huawei Technologies

New Zealand, September 23: Huaweis newest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7, which combines stunning form with seamless function, is now available in New Zealand. Read more »

Mallowpuffs voted best biscuit in nationwide poll

Press Release – Griffin’s

New Zealanders have taken to the polls in their thousands and voted Mallowpuffs Original their favourite biscuit in an annual nationwide biscuit election. Read more »

Whangarei checkout operators compete for Checker of the Year

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, checkout operators from Whangarei New World and PAKnSAVE stores had their moment to shine at the Foodstuffs Checker of the Year regional heats held at Capitaine Bougainville Theatre. Read more »

Kathmandu FY profit drops 4.5%, sees Australasian growth

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu Holdings, which today posted a 4.5 percent decline in annual profit, said Australasian earnings should rise in the coming year although overall profit at the outdoor equipment retailer may be dented by investment spending. Read more »

Mitsubishi owners feeling the love

Press Release – Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors NZ has been named among the best customer care providers in New Zealand. Its Customer Care Centre (CCC) walked away with more trophies than any other brand at this years CRM Contact Centre Awards. Read more »

Young Gore retailer wins regional final

Press Release – Service IQ

Gore retailer Jess Pulham will represent Southland and Otago at the ServiceIQ Retail Professional Award in Auckland next month. Jess works at Carvin Streetwear in Gore, and impressed the judges with her passion for retailing, and her customer commitment. … Read more »

New lifestyle fashion brand poised for launch

Press Release – PERRIAM

Well-known Central Otago fashion designer Christina Perriam will unveil PERRIAM, her new luxury lifestyle fashion brand, in Tarras next month. Read more »

New Red Bull Zero

Press Release – Red Bull

Now consumers can enjoy a fresh twist on the classic taste of the worlds number one energy drink brand! Red Bull New Zealand announces a premium new offering with the launch of Red Bull Zero, available in selected stores on September 22, and … Read more »

Retail properties continue to lead the charge

Press Release – Bayleys

Stand-alone retail properties have again led the market in sales at Bayleys latest Greater Auckland auctions held in the city recently. Read more »

The many kinds of Kiwis who gamble

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

A numbers game: the many kinds of Kiwis who place bets, play pokies, or buy scratch, lotto or keno tickets Read more »

Spotlight on sociability

Press Release – Hospitality New Zealand

Sociability or the way people catch up is in the spotlight for Lion, with the belief that this sits at the heart of the on-premise market. Read more »

Kapiti Food Fair exceeds 100 vendor sites

Press Release – Kapiti Food Fair

The Kapiti Food Fair has exceeded 100 vendor sites. One of the reasons behind this is that Kapiti Pak n Save has come on-board as a sponsor. Helene Judge, Fair Spokesperson, says they will be setting-up a site that will include products from their Taste … Read more »

Christchurch’s growth continues in June quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Christchurch’s growth in retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Pumpkin Patch overhauls board, chair Freeman retires

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Pumpkin Patch has continued to refresh its board, with chair Jane Freeman the latest to announce her departure, as the childrenswear chain tries to revive falling sales in a changing retail environment. Read more »

Memories of Main Street coming to Upper Hutt’s Mall

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

A pop-up museum devoted to Main Street and the many changes it has undergone since the late 19th century will be open to the public during Positive Aging Week from 24 27 September. Read more »

NZ consumer confidence edges up in Sept from 10-month low

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand consumer confidence rose in September from a 10-month low, as households adjust to a more moderate pace of economic growth. Read more »

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