Kiwi consumers are seeking out locally made food amidst concerns about product safety and levels of additives in consumer goods made offshore. An independent study commissioned by Munchkin, a global baby product company based in Los Angeles, investigated the attitudes and habits of Kiwi shoppers.
It’s been a good decade for winemaker Rod McDonald. The company he founded in 2006, Rod McDonald Wines, is starting to take off overseas while his direct-to-consumer mail order wine club is also flourishing. We spoke to him about retail innovation and the business of wine.
Asia New Zealand Foundation’s incoming executive director Simon Draper worries about our short-term, mercantilist view of our interactions with Asia.
Australian independent customs clearance brokerage Platinum Freight Management has opened its first permanently staffed international office in Auckland, and is targeting Kiwi retailers with a range of special offers.