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04 August 2020

 
 

The future of work in the fashion industry

 
 

Little did we know how pervasive and dramatic the impacts of a virus would be on almost every aspect of our lives, especially our work.   Many industries and workplaces, including those in fashion, are severely hit by the pandemic and struggling to recover. According to the International Labour Organization, half the world’s workers are at […]

 
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  August 4, 2020
 
  Good Magazine
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Karen Walker’s latest look for Blunt

 
 

Karen Walker’s latest limited edition collab with Blunt umbrella is out! We have a definite style crush on Karen Walker x Blunt collaboration – the Karen Walker for Blunt Grandmaster Umbrella. The umbrella features a striking print from Walker’s ‘Onwards and Upwards’ collection inspired by her love of the game of chess.

 
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  August 4, 2020
 
  Good Magazine
 
 
 
 
 
 

Retail NZ welcomes business reprieve by Visa and Mastercard

 
 

Retail NZ says it welcomes moves by Visa and Mastercard to reduce interchange rates, and says this should lead to lower merchant fees for contactless debit transactions. “Retail NZ has been campaigning for lower merchant fees for some years, and we are delighted that Visa and Mastercard are leading the way by reducing some of […]

 
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  August 4, 2020
 
  Retail NZ
 
 
 
 
 
 

Merchant fees to drop – businesses hopeful costs will be passed on

 
 

Small businesses are cautiously optimistic a drop in charges for accepting credit card and contactless payments will help with cashflow woes. Visa and Mastercard have both agreed to reduce the interchange fees they charge banks whenever a customer pays using one of their issued cards. The fees, along with bank fees and charges such as […]

 
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  August 4, 2020
 
  Radio New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 

Microsoft to explore buying TikTok’s New Zealand operations

 
 

Microsoft and TikTok parent ByteDance gave the US government a notice of intent to explore a preliminary proposal for Microsoft to purchase the TikTok service in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. US President Donald Trump says the US government should get a “substantial portion” of the sales price of the US operations […]

 
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  August 4, 2020
 
  Radio New Zealand
 
 
   
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30
 

Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30

 
 
 
 
The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires
 

The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good