Ipsos has released the results of its 'Most Influential Brands in New Zealand' study and technology brands lead the pack, with Google, Facebook and Microsoft taking the top three spots respectively, alongside four local brands.
Kmart, Whitcoulls, IKEA, Starbucks, Asos, Lululemon; all popular stores we know and love. But what is the origin of the name of some of our favourite brands?
Should our cities have a global focus, or focus their resources on serving the rest of Aotearoa? Contagion chief executive Dean Taylor takes a look.