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08 June 2021

 
 

Post-covid: The resilience and optimism of small business owners

 
 

A new study by Prospa has revealed the impact Covid-19 has had on the small business sector in New Zealand and sheds light on the optimism felt by many Kiwi small business owners. Commissioned by Prospa and conducted by YouGov, the survey found that the majority (95%) of respondents enjoy being small business owners in […]

 
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  June 7, 2021
 
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Goodman Fielder launches nine progressive sustainability goals

 
 

Leading food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has recently launched ‘Better Together’, an ambitious new sustainability strategy designed to help embed sustainability across the company’s business, culture, brands, and products. Developed to support global efforts to deliver the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the ‘Better Together’ strategy highlights nine progressive new sustainability goals. The goals are: […]

 
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  June 8, 2021
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gisborne welcomes new and improved Countdown store

 
 

Following nearly a year of construction, Gisborne finally welcomed its brand new Countdown store last week. The store was officially opened by Mayor Rehette Stoltz and Countdown’s longest serving Gisborne team member, Dianne Harkess.  The 3,876m2 supermarket is 35 percent bigger than the previous store, and has an extensive fresh offering along with an in-store […]

 
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  June 8, 2021
 
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Retail sales remain buoyant but pressures continue for retailers

 
 

The latest Retail NZ Sales Index shows sales remained buoyant through May but there continues to be real pressures on retailers. Retail sales in May were up 37 per cent compared to May last year, and 30 per cent compared to May 2019. Retail NZ Chief Executive Greg Harford says the Sales Index is one […]

 
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  June 8, 2021
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
   
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