Business Scoop


Strike: Cotton On workers taking action

Press Release – FIRST Union

WHAT: FIRST Union members at Cotton Ons Mangere distribution centre are taking strike action outside the companys Queen Street store in protest at its managements failure to live up to their own self-proclaimed belief in a living wage for all workers … Read more »

Popularity for heating appliances on the rise

Press Release – PriceSpy

Following one of the wettest months of the year, fully impartial price and product comparison site, PriceSpy , can reveal consumer interest in heating appliances surged during the month of August. Read more »

Hempy Bar launch kick-starts 2019 FoodStarter competition

Press Release – FoodStarter

Three entrepreneurial young South Islanders will release their award-winning, hemp-based snack bars into New World supermarkets on 16 September – the same day the competition they won last year opens for 2019. Read more »

iPhone 11 and iPhone 11Pro available to pre-order on 14th

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone today announced it will offer the latest products from Apple, including iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone, as well as the new dual-camera iPhone 11. Vodafone will also offer the new seventh-generation iPad. … Read more »

Medical Kiwi signs exclusive deal with CBD distributor

Press Release – Medical Kiwi

South-Island based medicinal cannabis company Medical Kiwi has signed an exclusive distribution deal with United Kingdom CBD product distributor Vitality CBD. Established in December 2018, Medical Kiwi is a medicinal research and nutraceutical company, … Read more »

Tomato and bacon prices streak ahead

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Higher fruit and vegetable prices, as well as rising prices for meat, were key factors pushing overall food prices up 0.7 percent in August, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

NZ payments leaders commit to making online shopping better

Press Release – Visa

AUCKLAND, September 12, 2019 New Zealand payments leaders Adyen, Bambora, Cybersource, Paystation by Trade Me, and Windcave, have committed to rolling out a new payment tech-nology in partnership with Visa, making New Zealand one of the first countries … Read more »

Limited-edition Pineapple Lumps block

Press Release – Cadbury

Media release: New Zealand 11 September 2019 Chocolate lovers get ready, because Cadbury and Pascall have joined forces to deliver a fresh take on these legendary Kiwi favourites! Read more »

Myblu Products Not Linked to Reported US Lung Illnesses

Press Release – Imperial Brands

Imperial Brands Australasia is concerned by reports linking respiratory illnesses and deaths to the use of vaping products containing THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis, which is not found in liquid … Read more »

PAK’n’SAVE Henderson: Your staff are not being demolished

Press Release – First Union

In an increasingly disrespectful display to staff, PAKnSAVEs Alderman Drive store in Henderson, Auckland, is still refusing to negotiate a new Collective Agreement with more than one hundred FIRST Union members on site despite the building being … Read more »

New Zealanders spent more in August

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 10 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealanders look to have heeded Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orrs advice in August and headed out to spend. Read more »

Re-usable nappies launch into Countdown stores nationwide

Press Release – Bambino Mio

This month, Bambino Mios MioSoft Two-Piece Nappy will be available to purchase from Countdown stores nationwide. Read more »

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