LazyAz Founder Ditches Harvard Acceptance

Press Release – LazyAz

Auckland, 20 October 2016 New Zealand company, LazyAz is looking to revolutionise retail with its application based on-demand delivery service that connects with brick and mortar shops. They are seeking to raise between $75,000 and $200,000 from the … Read more »

2016 annual meeting’s Chair and Chief Executive addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Shareholders, it is my pleasure to again present the Chairs report at this annual meeting. Read more »

Top 50 wines are flying off the shelves

Press Release – New World Wine Awards

The 2016 New World Wine Awards Top 50 wines are more popular than ever with several already close to selling out just 10 days since the results were announced. Read more »

Retailers still prepared to sell tobacco products to minors

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Health Officials were very disappointed three Northland retailers were prepared to sell cigarettes to underage purchasers in a recent controlled purchase operation (CPO). Read more »

Retail NZ welcomes consultation on retail payments systems

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it welcomes the release of a Government consultation paper on the fees charged by banks and card companies for retail payments systems. Read more »

Soft Plastic Recycling reaches the capital

Press Release – Countdown Supermarket

19 October 2016: As part of the Soft Plastic Recycling Programme, Wellingtonians can now recycle soft plastics at 18 Countdown stores from Otaki to Wellington. Read more »

Wellington shoppers can now recycle their soft plastic

Press Release – The Packaging Forum

The Packaging Forum today launched the Love NZ soft plastic recycling programme at 56 The Warehouse, Countdown, PAKnSAVE, New World and Moore Wilson stores from Otaki to Wellington. The Hon Nick Smith, Minister for the Environment joined representatives … Read more »

$520 moisturiser fails to impress, Consumer NZ finds

Press Release – Consumer

A Consumer NZ test of moisturisers has found paying for a top-shelf cream doesnt guarantee superior results. Read more »

Soft plastics recycling scheme for Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government today launched in Wellington a scheme to recycle soft plastics such as shopping bags as part of a national partnership with the retail sector and packaging industry. Read more »

Latest Food Trends Prove Dairy is as Hip as Ever

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterras Jacqueline Chow reveals global consumer trends driving international dairy consumption. A consumer and food service industry represents NZ$6.5b turnover and growing in more than 80 countries for Fonterra. Read more »

NZ Consumers Want More ‘All Natural’ Food On Shelves

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

New Zealand Consumers Want More All Natural Food On Shelves Nearly half New Zealand consumers are willing to pay more for natural products More than half of consumers avoid food that contain … Read more »

No Enforcement Makes Mockery of Current Laws

Press Release – New Zealand Vaping Alliance

The lack of enforcement of current laws around the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquids has led to warnings that unless the Government move quickly to legalise them, it risks a retailer free-for-all says the New Zealand Vaping Alliance. It … Read more »

Some retailers are still selling tobacco to underage youth

Press Release – Toi Te Ora

Eight local retailers sold tobacco to an underage person during a recent operation conducted by Toi Te Ora Public Health Service. Fortunately, another 46 shopkeepers complied with the law, asked the underage teenager for their proof of age and refused … Read more »

Farrah’s Introduces Monsters

Press Release – Farrah’s

Wellington born company, Farrahs, was established 17 years ago in an old Fish n Chip shop turned bakery. Farrahs has now established itself as New Zealands market leader in wraps. Read more »

Kiwis spend over $43 million on pre-flight drinks

Press Release – Cheapflights

Bottoms Up? Kiwis Divided on Airport Drinks Pre-Departure Cheapflights survey finds Kiwis spend over $43 million on pre-flight drinks Read more »

Fitkitchen helps Queenstowners “eat clean” on the go

Press Release – Fitkitchen

Dunedin-based company Fitkitchen is offering shoppers at Wakatipu New World a range of delicious, healthy and clean meals to go. Read more »

Food industry farewells Heart Tick and thanks Foundation

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food and Grocery Council laments the retiring of the Heart Foundations Tick rating on packaged foods and praises the contribution the programme has made to healthy food messages over the decades. Read more »

New Zealand’s first Fairtrade Climate Neutral Coffee

Press Release – Fairtrade

Fairtrade have launched New Zealands first climate neutral coffee, which not only helps fight climate change, but also supports communities in developing countries. In partnership with Countdown, the Climate Neutral Coffee is exclusively available … Read more »

Prices up 0.2 percent in September quarter

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) inflation rate was 0.2 percent in the September 2016 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows inflation of 0.4 percent in the June 2016 quarter. Read more »

The impact of debit cards and contactless on retail sector

Press Release – Paymark EFTPOS

With credit card fees being in the news lately, Paymark takes a closer look at the new cards and what they mean for the retail sector. Read more »

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