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11 August 2020

 
 

Chemist Warehouse NZ teams up with Alipay

 
 

Alipay, China’s largest mobile payments business, and leading pharmacy and retailer Chemist Warehouse, has today announced a new partnership to accept payments from Chinese migrants, students and visitors across its stores in New Zealand. From today, Chinese nationals in New Zealand will be able to pay using Alipay at Chemist Warehouse’s 14 stores around the country, […]

 
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  August 11, 2020
 
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Kiwi fashion company closes the loop

 
 

Ethical garment manufacturer Little Yellow Bird will begin recycling its products when they reach the end of their wearable life, making it the first New Zealand fashion brand to close the loop on its supply chain. The business has just had its garments certified by a European textile recycler and will send its first shipment of 1,000 […]

 
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  August 11, 2020
 
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Allbirds auction supports the Black Trans community and fighting climate change

 
 

Allbirds has collaborated with LA streetwear brand Chinatown Market and upcycling queen Nicole McLaughlin to produce five unique pieces for auction on 7 August in support of The Okra Project and the Sunrise Movement. The Okra Project The Okra Project is a collective that supports Black Trans people experiencing food insecurity by bringing them home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals […]

 
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  August 11, 2020
 
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Business confidence falls, as post-lockdown rebound fades

 
 

The post-lockdown rebound in economic activity appears to have run its course as businesses begin to feel the burn of a closed border. ANZ’s latest monthly preliminary survey of business confidence shows headline confidence in the first week of August had fallen to a net negative 42.4 percent, down from 32 percent a month earlier. […]

 
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  August 11, 2020
 
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Contact Energy profits down 60 percent on last year

 
 

Contact Energy’s profits have slumped more than 60 percent on last year due to a volatile wholesale market and the rising costs of thermal generation and restricted gas supplies. Profits for the country’s second-largest energy company for the year ended June were $125 million. Last year’s profit, which was $220m more, included a $170m gain […]

 
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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

 
 
 
 
HYPER fuels innovation at Mobil 
 

HYPER fuels innovation at Mobil 

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good