Kathmandu appoints Xavier Simonet as new chief executive

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu, the Christchurch-based outdoor clothing retailer, has appointed Xavier Simonet as its new chief executive who will relocate from London to Melbourne to take up the role. Read more »

Guild supports continued sale of non-prescription diclofenac

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) supports the continued sale of non-prescription diclofenac tablets and capsules from community pharmacy despite classification changes overseas. Read more »

CORRECT: James Pascoe increases stake in Warehouse to 7.4%

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) – James Pascoe, the retail group owned by David and Anne Norman, has added to its holding in Warehouse Group by buying on market this week, as the shares traded at a near two-and-a-half year low. Read more »

Dalson Foods Becomes NZ’s First Paleo Supermarket

Press Release – Dalson Foods Ltd

Dalson Foods which opened its virtual doors in New Zealand in October last year is making a swift change from being an organic supermarket to a strictly Paleo supermarket from late January. Read more »

Bill Will Help Ensure Accurate Fish Oil Claims

Press Release – Natural Products NZ

Health Product Bills Passage into Law Will Help to Ensure Accurate Active Ingredient Claims for Fish Oil Read more »

James Pascoe increases stake in Warehouse to 7.4%

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) – James Pascoe, the retail group owned by David and Anne Norman, has added to its holding in Warehouse Group by buying on market this week, as the shares traded at a near two-and-a-half year low. Read more »

Record number of loyalty points used in December

Press Release – Loyalty New Zealand

More Fly Buys points than ever were spent this Christmas, according to new data from Loyalty New Zealand. Read more »

Giapo scoops Kiwi ice cream accolade

Press Release – Pead PR

As summer scorches on, ice cream lovers have spoken out on Trip Advisor: Aucklands Giapo Haute Ice Cream serves the nations best frozen creations. Chef Giapo Grazioli uses only natural and organic ingredients and makes his ice cream twice … Read more »

UPDATE: Hallenstein shares rise to year high

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Hallenstein Glasson rose to a year high after the retail chain said it expects first-half earnings to rise by about a third after robust Christmas trading with positive growth continuing through January. Read more »

Wine industry strongly opposes MPI cost recovery proposal

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

Wine industry strongly opposes MPI cost recovery proposal New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) is strongly opposing a proposal from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to recover $2.9 million per year from the wine industry to meet the costs of its … Read more »

Review of cost of food safety and biosecurity services

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries is looking for feedback on proposed updates to fee rates needed to maintain the safety of New Zealands food and protect New Zealand from biosecurity risks. Read more »

Food industry called to consult on regulations

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew announced today that proposals for regulations under the Food Act 2014 are now open for consultation. The proposed regulations ensure our food is safe and suitable, and will apply to around 85,000 food premises, growers … Read more »

Hallenstein 1H earnings may rise by a third on robust Xmas

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Hallenstein Glasson, which operates the Hallensteins, Glassons and Storm clothing chains in New Zealand and Australia, expects first-half earnings to rise by about a third after robust Christmas trading with positive growth continuing … Read more »

UDPATE: Briscoe’s Duke keeps silent on Pumpkin Patch rumour

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Rod Duke, majority shareholder and managing director of Briscoe Group, has refused comment on market speculation that he may take control of struggling childswear retailer Pumpkin Patch. Read more »

Briscoe’s Rod Duke keeps silent on Pumpkin Patch speculation

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Rod Duke, majority shareholder and managing director of Briscoe Group, has refused comment on market speculation that he may take control of struggling childswear retailer Pumpkin Patch. Read more »

Michael Hill Partners with Mediaworks for The Bachelor NZ

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks is delighted to announce that Michael Hill Jeweller has signed on as Broadcast Sponsor for new multi-platform series The Bachelor New Zealand. The series will encompass TV, radio and interactive elements and will go to air on TV3 in the first half of … Read more »

Food prices rise 0.3 percent in December

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In December 2014, food prices rose 0.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.5 percent fall in November, and no overall change in October. Read more »

Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

Press Release – Countdown

Wednesday, 14 January 2015: Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, Fresh Choice and SuperValue stores nationwide from 1 August 2014 to 12 January 2015 with a best before date of 4 July 2016. Read more »

Submit your own liquor ban area

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council is asking residents to define their idea of a liquor ban area on a City map. The map is included in a survey launched today that seeks to find out if residents support the current liquor ban area. Read more »

NZ spending on credit, debit cards edges up in December

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 14 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealanders increased their spending on debit and credit cards in December, with gains in apparel, consumables and hospitality offsetting a drop in spending on durables. Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »