Kathmandu shares soar on Briscoe takeover prospect

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Kathmandu shares soared to a four-month high after Briscoe Group acquired a 19.9 percent stake and said it plans to make a full takeover, raising the prospect that managing director Rod Duke could use his skills to revive the struggling … Read more »

Briscoe Group takes 19.9% holding in Kathmandu

Press Release – Senescall Akers Ltd

Briscoe Group Limited today announced it has acquired a 19.9% shareholding in Kathmandu Holdings Limited – a leading retailer of clothing and equipment for travel and adventure with stores predominantly in New Zealand and Australia. Read more »

Top Radios For A Top Shop

Press Release – ICOM

Efficiency is critical for business success. No one knows this better than one of the worlds leaders in retail, TOPSHOP. Started in 1964, UK fashion label TOPSHOP and its brother store TOPMAN have become a leading style authority and one of fashions … Read more »

GoEuro Beer Price Index: Auckland ranked #50 worldwide

Press Release – Go Euro

Berlin, Germany 30/06/2015: GoEuro , the bus, train and flight comparison site for travel across Europe, has launched its 2015 Beer Price Index, which compares several beers in stores and bars to rank 75 world cities in terms of price. Read more »

Briscoe builds 19.9% stake in Kathmandu, plans takeover

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Briscoe Group, the retailer controlled by managing director Rod Duke, has acquired 19.9 percent of Kathmandu and said it plans to make a full takeover offer for the outdoor equipment and clothing chain. Read more »

Mainstreet Service Awards 2015

Press Release – Mainstreet Wanganui

Once a year Mainstreet Wanganui sends undercover secret shoppers into the heart of the CBD to seek out the best customer service providers our town has to offer. They are tasked with finding the best and reporting back their findings so that Mainstreet … Read more »

Encouraging breast checks earns Gold Lion at Cannes

Press Release – Skinfood

NZ skincare brand, Skinfood, is proud to announce that the Breast Cream project, a simple revolution in encouraging women to check their breasts for signs of cancer, has been awarded a Gold Lion at the prestigious Cannes Festival of Creativity. The … Read more »

Contrasting business fortunes see retail corner for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

The changing way in which New Zealanders watch movies at home – combined with the growing needs of a childrens fancy dress and dance costume business have seen a prominent Napier commercial building placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Art and shopping combine in the Lower Hutt CBD

Press Release – Hutt City Council

The Central Hutt Art Trail (CHAT) is back today until 26 July with local artists invited to display their work in one of 19 Lower Hutt CBD retailers. Read more »

The Hottest Food Trends of 2015

Press Release – The Coffee Club

The Coffee Club New Zealands caf and restaurant menus are getting a revamp this July with the introduction of several new dishes. Read more »

Whittaker’s latest classic Kiwi combo

Press Release – Whittakers

Whittakers limited edition Jelly Tip 250g block will be on shelves around New Zealand from July. As well as teaming-up with another iconic Kiwi favourite, the Jelly Tip block is also the first time Whittakers has ever made a product using … Read more »

Air New Zealand adds extra flights for rugby final

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has responded to high customer demand for next weekends Super Rugby final in Wellington, with additional services to and from Dunedin. Read more »

Land of milk and money

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Kiwi families are paying over the top prices for their milk and someone is creaming off big profits, says Labours Consumer Affairs spokesperson David Shearer. Read more »

Upgrade for Newlands Town Centre

Press Release – Justin Lester

Work will commence in July to complete the extensive work that has gone into McMillan Court in the Newlands mall shopping centre to make it a more attractive and inviting shopping destination. Read more »

Kids Go Free: Specsavers Offers Free Eye Exams

Press Release – SpecSavers

From this Sunday every New Zealander under the age of 16 will be able to have their eyes regularly tested for free at any Specsavers store throughout the country a permanent offer reaching a potential 930,000 New Zealanders (according to 2013 … Read more »

Burger King NZ reports $7.5M loss on rising finance costs

Article – BusinessDesk

June 24 (BusinessDesk) – Blackstone Group’s Burger King chain in New Zealand continues to lose money as sales growth is swallowed up by finance costs and other expenses. Read more »

Bonson-Savpac Improve Food Quality And Safety

Press Release – Bellingham Wallace

Dads Pies, one of New Zealands oldest and largest supplier of premium quality pies and pastry products, have honoured Bonson Savpac with their Food Safety Award. Read more »

Independent Liquor writes off goodwill as FY loss widens

Article – BusinessDesk

Independent Liquor writes off remaining goodwill as FY loss widens, puts Mill on the block Read more »

Maxing out on PledgeMe

Press Release – PledgeMe

Angel Food , an Auckland-based vegan food company, reached their maximum funding goal of $150,000 with hours to spare on their campaign. Read more »

Gull Delivers a ‘Winter Warmer’ to Motorists Today

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull is providing extra comfort for Kiwi motorists who are feeling the pinch after having to crank up the heaters as the chilly blast made its way up the country this week. Read more »

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