Food Act registrations deadline looms

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

Companies that make non-shelf stable items and food importers, and which havent registered under the new Food Act, have just two weeks to do so before possibly facing fines for non-compliance, says the NZ Food and Grocery Council. Read more »

NZ’s longest-running free store turns six

Press Release – Just Zilch

New Zealands longest-running free store turns six and new research sheds light on users Read more »

Vegetable prices up 31 percent in year to May

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Higher lettuce prices helped push vegetable prices up a record 31 percent in the year to May 2017, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices increased 3.1 percent in the year. Read more »

Lions create spending boost in Canterbury

Press Release – Paymark

Spending through Paymark amongst hospitality merchants the bars, cafes and accommodation providers increased by around $0.6 million last Saturday and Sunday, relative to the previous 2-day week of 27-28th May. Read more »

Ease of online purchasing driving confidence in e-commerce

Press Release – Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand 13 June 2017 Almost one in ten Kiwis are regularly embracing the convenience of shopping online, according to new Mastercard research. Read more »

UPDATE: McDonald’s beats Burger King to post larger profit

Article – BusinessDesk

June 12 (BusinessDesk) In the battle of the burgers, McDonald’s has come out ahead of Burger King in New Zealand, although both fast-food chains lifted revenue and profit over the course of 2016. Read more »

McDonald’s NZ beats Burger King to post larger profit

Article – BusinessDesk

June 12 (BusinessDesk) In the battle of the burgers, McDonald’s has come out ahead of Burger King in New Zealand, although both fast-food chains lifted revenue and profit over the course of 2016. Read more »

World’s largest online marketplace to discuss e-commerce

Press Release – Office of Ethnic Communities

Media release: Worlds largest online marketplace to discuss e-commerce with ethnically diverse Kiwi businesses Read more »

Product Safety Recall – 4 Burner Hooded Black BBQ (reissued)

Press Release – Mitre 10

Product Safety Recall – 4 Burner Hooded Black BBQ Model Number: G11400 SKU Number 295689 Amalgamated Hardware Merchants Ltd and Mitre 10 (New Zealand) Ltd has voluntarily recalled a 4 Burner Hooded Black BBQ due to concerns it could be a fire risk if not … Read more »

NZ retail card spending falls

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ retail card spending falls on lower grocery, liquor expenditure By Rebecca Howard June 12 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand retail spending on electronic cards dipped in May as people dialled back expenditure on groceries and liquor. Retail spending … Read more »

Card spending dips in May

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Retail spending using electronic cards dipped in the May 2017 month, Stats NZ said today. This followed a rise in spending in April. Read more »

Council Told To Give Aucklanders Easter Sunday Off

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ is telling Auckland Council to give Aucklanders the day off on Easter Sunday, that it will benefit families, and that tourists will cope. We reject any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and Anzac and Christmas days because workers … Read more »

ecostore Laundry Powders Win Customer Satisfaction Award

Press Release – Ecostore

09 June 2017 – ecostores laundry powder has been awarded Canstar Blues overall customer satisfaction award for 2017. ecostore topped leading brands Persil, Fab, Surf and Coldpower on a number of factors including Quality of Clean, Number … Read more »

How All New Zealanders can build a fairer world

Press Release – Fairtrade ANZ

World Day Against Child Labour is a chance for Kiwis to think about how their everyday actions can help build a fairer world, says the Chief Executive Officer of Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand. Read more »

Macpac joins the ‘Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership’

Press Release – New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

With the Outdoor Safety Retail Partnership (OSRP) now officially underway, Mountain Safety Council (MSC) chief executive Mike Daisley is proud to announce that Macpac is the second of the major New Zealand outdoor retailers to confirm its statement … Read more »

Palmerston North gets the pies in Goodman Fielder rejig

Article – BusinessDesk

Palmerston North gets the pies in Goodman Fielder rejig that will shutter two South Auckland factories Read more »

Fiat 500 Wins Auto Express Driver Power 2017 Award

Press Release – Fiat Chrysler NZ Limited

The Fiat 500 – best known for its timeless design and head-turning style has been honoured in the hugely influential Auto Express Driver Power Survey 2017. Read more »

We Have Your Silk Road

Press Release – New Zealand – China Branded Products Expo

Welcome to the inaugural New Zealand China (Weifang Shandong) Branded Products Expo. This three-day events bring over 50 businesses from Weifang, the city of kites, and a two-day of family day featuring kites flying, workshops, competition and more. Read more »

Historic DRU Drone By Flirtey Accepted to MOTAT

Press Release – Flirtey

Flirtey and Dominos announce plans to expand operations and increase availability of pizza-by-drone deliveries in New Zealand (Wednesday 7 June) Flirtey and Dominos Pizza Enterprises Ltd (Dominos) announced today that the DRU Drone by Flirtey … Read more »

Coca-Cola launches new Coke No Sugar

Press Release – Coca Cola

New Zealand among the first in the world to taste the new Coke No Sugar Read more »

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