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15 September 2020

 
 

New Zealand Fashion Week is returning in 2021

 
 

This year many fashion & lifestyle brands missed out on the benefits that in-person events and experiential activations provide, so this week’s news that New Zealand Fashion Week is returning in 2021 is promising for the hard-hit industry.  Scheduled from 30 August to 5 September, the highlight of New Zealand’s fashion calendar will return to […]

 
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  September 15, 2020
 
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‘The streets are empty’: CBD business owners question spending data

 
 

Some central Auckland businesses are bewildered by the government’s upbeat economic analysis. Treasury’s latest measure of card spend and traffic volumes in the city suggests activity has rebounded to a strength last seen under alert level 1 – yet Anne Mazer is among downtown store owners who said their patch had been uncomfortably quiet. She […]

 
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  September 15, 2020
 
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Ben & Jerry’s launch a limited-edition pizza

 
 

After the hugely successful launch of Ben & Jerry’s limited-edition Ice Cream Burger, they’ve now launched the latest in their ‘Fast Food Series’, a ‘Dough-licious Pizza’. This new limited edition concept is sure to bring customers old and new through the doors, featuring a doughlectable baked cookie base, a decadent ice cream filling full of dough-licious […]

 
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  September 15, 2020
 
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Queenstown needs Auckland visitors – Chamber of Commerce Chair

 
 

Auckland is the only big market left for Queenstown businesses, some of whom could be facing closure, the local Chamber of Commerce says.  Social distancing restrictions on public transport have been ditched effectively immediately – meaning airlines can fill their planes to capacity as can buses just in time for the school holidays.  And all but Auckland – […]

 
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  September 15, 2020
 
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A clever brand collision: LISA’s Marmite Hummus

 
 

Adding to the list of quintessential Kiwi brand collaborations, LISA’s Hummus and Marmite have ‘collided’ to create LISA’s MarmiteTM Hummus. It may seem out of the blue, but with both brands having established themselves as two supermarket favourites, why wouldn’t you? Both brands have retained their signature styles with the collaboration: LISA’s Marmite Hummus still […]

 
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  September 15, 2020
 
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FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30
 

Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30

 
 
 
 
PHD NZ’s new leave policy allows team to travel and reconnect
 

PHD NZ’s new leave policy allows team to travel and reconnect

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good