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Oxfam report on multinational drug companies misleading

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Oxfam report on the tax affairs of multinational drug companies labelled misleading by Inland Revenue Read more »

Kathmandu eyes dual-brand strategy in Northern Hemisphere

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu Holdings says its two brands offer “significant growth potential” as the outdoor equipment chain seeks to crack America and Europe. Read more »

NZDA urges NZ not to be left behind on sugary drinks

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

Media release Dental Association urges New Zealand not to be left behind on sugary drinks Read more »

NZ food prices fall in August

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 13 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s food prices fell in August as good growing conditions brought down the price of broccoli. Read more »

Queensland strawberry issue

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Ahead of the New Zealand strawberry season kicking off, New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are stocking some Australian strawberries. Read more »

Increasing Evidence Shows Sugar Taxes Ineffective

Press Release – NZ Beverage Council

The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) says that calls for a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages are misguided and there is increasing international evidence that shows sugar taxes are ineffective in reducing obesity. Read more »

Trick and treat your taste buds…

Press Release – The Chocolate and Coffee Show

Get ready for the ultimate cheat day as The Chocolate & Coffee Show celebrates its fifth birthday. Read more »

Whakatane Pak n Save workers go on strike over minimum wage

Press Release – First Union

Pak n Save Whakatane staff will not be at work this afternoon (12/09/2018) as they strike over dismal, minimal pay rates. Around 30 employees will instead be picketing the store from 2:30pm with the strike lasting until 4:30pm. Media are invited to … Read more »

Fuel lifts retail card spending in August

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Increased fuel spending by consumers helped lift overall retail card spending in August 2018, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Limited Auckland BP stores to stock Krispy Kreme

Press Release – BP Communications

A new Good Mood Food offering in five BP sites across the greater Auckland region will have commuters cravings at an all time high Read more »

Tightening rules on who sells tobacco could reduce smoking

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Tighter tobacco measures could lead to a 50% reduction in stores selling cigarettes by 2032, a new study has found. Read more »

Auckland students help firms crack Japan

Press Release – University of Auckland

Tapping into two social phenomena in Japan growing numbers of weight-conscious young men and 12 million pet dogs is giving Auckland University MBA students something to cut their strategic teeth on. Read more »

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