Quality basics: AS Colour's Dan Bycroft on tech, drones and multi-platform ordering options

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  • August 11, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
Quality basics: AS Colour's Dan Bycroft on tech, drones and multi-platform ordering options

When entrepreneur Lawrence Railton launched AS Colour in 2006, he envisioned it as a wholesale distributor of blank t-shirts. It targeted screenprinters and fashion labels, but soon, young customers began to turn up at the warehouse to buy unprinted garments direct. The team saw an opportunity, ran with it, and now sell high-quality, unbranded clothing direct to consumers from eight stores around New Zealand. Retail operations manager NZ and Australia Dan Bycroft spoke with us.

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New Zealand’s first commercial drone takes flight

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  • June 24, 2015
  • Elly Strang
New Zealand’s first commercial drone takes flight

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, wait, it’s a drone! The future of delivery is here, as a parcel delivering drone successfully completed a flight in Auckland. Commercial aerial delivery service Flirtey completed its first parcel flight from Penrose to Mount Wellington in less than five minutes.

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Amazon gives out instant grocery-ordering Dash Buttons

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  • April 16, 2015
  • Sarah Dunn
Amazon gives out instant grocery-ordering Dash Buttons

Feeling anxious at the thought of running out of toilet paper or instant macaroni cheese? Never fear - Amazon has released a grocery panic button to American customers which instantly reorders products when pressed.

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