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Briscoe COO Burilin departing after 20 years

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 2 (BusinessDesk) – Briscoe Group chief operating officer Pete Burilin is to leave the business after 20 years. Read more »

Consumer confidence dips in October on growing jitters

Article – BusinessDesk

The ANZ Roy Morgan consumer confidence index fell to 115.4 in October from 117.6 in September. People’s optimism about their present situation lifted slightly to 122.0 from 120.2 but the future conditions index fell to 111.0 from 115.9, the lowest … Read more »

Paywave in, paper receipts out in NPDC car parking upgrade

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

Tap and go parking has arrived in New Plymouth, with most NPDC car parking machines in the central business district now accepting Paywave. Read more »

Auckland woman crowdfunds Milk 2.0

Press Release – Milk 2.0

An Auckland businesswoman has launched a Kickstarter to help her bring Milk 2.0 to New Zealanders. Read more »

‘Bird Mask’ now available to buy

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Off the back of some seriously positive chirping, Air New Zealand and material innovation brand Allbirds have made their collaboratively designed eye mask, dubbed the Bird Mask, available to purchase online and at selected Nordstrom stores in the United … Read more »

New Zealand Vegan Certification launched today

Press Release – NZ Vegetarian Society

In a New Zealand first, a Vegan Certification scheme launches today, fittingly on World Vegan Day. Read more »

SAFE celebrates World Vegan Day with annual Eat Kind awards

Press Release – SAFE

The “butcher of the future,” a cafe with a vegan cheese cave, and a plant-based, sweet-treat hot spot have taken out SAFE’s 2018 Eat Kind Awards. This is the second year running of the awards that recognise excellence in vegan eateries. They were … Read more »

Impact-led business takes leap forward with new platform

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Social Procurement takes a leap forward at an event in Auckland today with the official launch of New Zealands first online social procurement platform. Read more »

Fireworks belong in public displays not pop-up shops

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party has written to the Environment select committee asking for it to consult the public on banning the private sale and use of fireworks. Read more »

Retailers Positive in Lead-up to Christmas

Press Release – Retail NZ

Although more than half of retailers didn’t hit their sales targets in the quarter ended 30 September, the sector is more positive about likely business performance in the run-up to Christmas, according to the latest Retail Radar snapshot of retailer … Read more »

Retail spending still strong in Hastings district

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The strong growth trend in retail spending in the Hastings district continues, according to figures released in the latest Marketview quarterly report. Read more »

Tractor and farm machinery sales on track to set record

Press Release – Tractor and Machinery Association

Sales of tractors are up 17% on this time last year and could set a record by year-end, says NZ Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) president, John Tulloch. Read more »

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