Tag Archives: NZ Business

We’ve sold Groupy to Yellow

Below is the press release about the sale of the Groupy assets to Yellow. In short Yellow brings to Groupy the marketing muscle required to expand throughout NZ, while the core Groupy team will hop over to keep things moving … Continue reading

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The Yike Bike

I’ve just had a go on one of these amazing Yikebikes. They look beautiful, and that to me is why so many people want one. It’s up there with Apple products in its ability to attract desire. Riding it is … Continue reading

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No customers thanks

Seen inside the BNZ on lower Queen St, Auckland.

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Place function before fashion – Mons Royale

Via Hazel Philips at NBR I read about local company Mons Royale – who make merino underwear aimed at boarders. Rather tellingly the title of the article was Fashion before Function. The clothing range is a good idea – practical … Continue reading

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Want to start a new company? We need developers and designers

I’m in search of designers and developers to work on a specific project. It’s going to be in competition with an existing site, so we are keeping the industry under the radar for now. Market The market is one that … Continue reading

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Is there a point to NZEdge?

I struggle with NZEdge. They mean well for New Zealand, but I often feel they are disconnected from reality. It’s owned/run by Brian Sweeney and Kevin Roberts, but it seems to be operated as a one man band by Brian. … Continue reading

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The need for sub editing still remains

An article on Stuff with an AAP byline (but not writer’s name) reveals a little about the state of news reporting today. The original article was published in Fairfax’s Melbourne newspaper The Age yesterday – and has an author (Nicole … Continue reading

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