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Lisa Oldershaw to take over Pams, Value and Pams Finest at Foodstuffs

  • Who's Where
  • March 6, 2019
  • The Register team
Lisa Oldershaw to take over Pams, Value and Pams Finest at Foodstuffs

Foodstuffs’ Own Brands division will be led by a new general manager, Lisa Oldershaw, from April 1.

Oldershaw comes to the role from Foodstuffs North Island, where she is currently New World banner manager. She joined Foodstuffs in July last year from BP Oil NZ, where she was national food and merchandise manager and retail dealer manager.

 

Beginning her retail career with Tesco in the UK has given her experience with Europe’s “fiercely competitive” private label business.

Foodstuffs North Island chief executive Chris Quin says: ““We had a very competitive recruitment process with several team members stepping up wanting to lead the growth of one of New Zealand’s biggest brand portfolios.  It was incredible to see the high calibre of applicants for this role from across our two co-ops and it’s exciting to see our talented team members developing into leadership roles like this; FOBL is a big part of our Foodstuffs business.”

Oldershaw replaces Rod Gibson, who announced his departurefrom the role to become chief executive of Vetcare and Animates in January. 
 

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Kiwi Property makes $138m net profit for the year

  • News
  • May 21, 2019
  • Radio New Zealand
Kiwi Property makes $138m net profit for the year

Kiwi Property has reported a strong full year underlying profit, as it continues to reinvest in its Auckland retail and office properties.

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Thankyou’s latest campaign combines scent and charity work

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  • May 21, 2019
  • StopPress Team
Thankyou’s latest campaign combines scent and charity work

Australian charity product organisation Thankyou has launched its latest Kiwi campaign, combining that fact that 100 percent of its profit goes towards helping end global poverty with its use of perfume-grade botanical oils in its products.

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From edible insects to beautiful homeware: Made of Tomorrow’s co-founder talks its new venture

  • Design
  • May 21, 2019
  • Idealog
From edible insects to beautiful homeware: Made of Tomorrow’s co-founder talks its new venture

Most people would be in agreement that bugs, planters and room dividers don’t have much in common, but Matt Genefaas and Dan Craig would beg to differ. The two juggle running an edible insect company, Crawlers, as well as a homeware company, Made of Tomorrow. Genefaas has a chat about what the new furniture range, Space Between, was inspired by, as well as how him and Craig spend their days in slashie roles moving between pushing dried insects to the world, as well as polished mirrors and space dividers.

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Why is the next generation so anxious? Here's how young founders can avoid burn-out

  • Opinion
  • May 21, 2019
  • Jennifer Young
Why is the next generation so anxious? Here's how young founders can avoid burn-out

There may be good reason to be concerned about our young entrepreneurs. Millennials and Generation Z have been labelled generation burn-out, generation snowflake and described as narcissistic, entitled, tech-dependent and fragile. They’re also oversaturated with headlines about the raft of issues like climate change they have to tackle, plus concerns about the impact of technology and social media on their mental health. Jennifer Young explores possible reasons why the younger generation is so anxious, as well as what young founders can do to avoid burn-out.

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Vodafone NZ sold to private investors for $3.4b

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  • May 21, 2019
  • Radio New Zealand
Vodafone NZ sold to private investors for $3.4b

Infrastructure investor Infratil is teaming up with a Canadian investment firm to buy the local operations of Vodafone for $3.4 billion.

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Readings present revised plan for Courtenay Central

  • Property
  • May 16, 2019
  • Radio New Zealand
Readings present revised plan for Courtenay Central

The company that owns Courtenay Central in Wellington says it has big plans for redeveloping the complex - which is closed due to earthquake risks.

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