Archive for the 'Business' Category

Cavalier’s annual profit falls 13%

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier’s annual profit falls 13 percent, signals “modest increase” in 2015 earnings

By Suze Metherell

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Cavalier Corp, the listed carpet maker, posted a 13 percent drop in earnings last year, as a high currency crimped export sales and margins were squeezed by rising wool prices and increased rivalry. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.9% weekly drop before Jackson Hole

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.9% weekly drop ahead of Jackson Hole symposium

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.9 percent weekly decline as investors prepare for the central bankers’ symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will deliver a speech. Read more »

Mike Skilling Appointed to SBS Bank Board

Press Release – SBS Bank

22 August 2014

MEDIA RELEASE

Mike Skilling Appointed to SBS Bank Board

SBS Bank Chairman John Ward today announced Mike Skilling had been appointed to the Bank’s Board of Directors. Read more »

UPDATE: Sky TV annual profit rises 21%, beating estimates

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Sky TV annual profit rises 21%, beating analyst estimates

(Adds plans for new VOD enabled boxes starting in third graph, CEO comment in fourth graph, updates shares) Read more »

July 2014 Monthly traffic update

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Issued: 21 August 2014
aucklandairport.co.nz Read more »

Southern Regional Young Executive of the Year announced

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Management

Winner of Southern Regional NZIM/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year announced

Mike Wilson, Operations Manager for K9 Natural Foods Ltd, was announced on Friday as the winner of the NZIM Southern region round of the NZIM/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year award. Read more »

Townshend Brewery crowned New Zealand’s Champion Brewery

Press Release – BlacklandPR

MEDIA RELEASE

21 08 14

Townshend Brewery crowned New Zealand’s Champion Brewery

Nelson based Townshend Brewery has been named New Zealand’s Champion Brewery. The announcement was made at the 2014 Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards held last night (Thursday, 21 August) in Wellington. Read more »

Te Arawa in high tech ‘hot desk’ deal with Colab

Press Release – The Mud

Te Arawa in high tech ‘hot desk’ deal with Colab

(Originally posted in the In a City Business section at www.themud.co.nz)
22 August 2014 Read more »

Sky TV annual profit rises 21%, beating analyst estimates

Article – BusinessDesk

Sky TV annual profit rises 21%, beating analyst estimates

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television, New Zealand’s dominant pay-TV company, posted a better than expected 21 percent gain in annual profit as it boosted revenue from more subscribers. Read more »

Vector profit down on price cuts, reduced energy consumption

Article – BusinessDesk

Vector profit down on price cuts, reduced energy consumption

By Pattrick Smellie

Aug. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland electricity and gas network operator Vector saw net profit after tax fall 16.9 percent to $171.3 million in the year to June 30, Read more »

Croxley calls time on NZ production in face of cheap imports

Article – BusinessDesk

Croxley calls time on NZ production in face of cheap imported stationery

By Jonathan Underhill

Aug. 21 (BusinessDesk) – Croxley Stationery, whose stationery brands include Olympic, Warwick and Collins, plans to cease manufacturing in New Zealand because it has struggled to compete with lower-cost imports in a market where the printed word is giving way to electronic communications. Read more »

100 jobs lost at Croxley as high Kiwi dollar keeps hurting

Press Release – Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

21 August 2014
Media Release

100 jobs lost at Croxley as high Kiwi dollar keeps hurting

One hundred jobs will be lost at Croxley Stationery in Auckland, which is being forced to close by the high dollar and ongoing crisis in New Zealand manufacturing. Read more »

Improved productivity boosts returns

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

21 August 2014
Media Release

Ports of Auckland 2013/14 Annual Results

Improved productivity boosts returns Read more »

Dulux adds colour to Pead stable

Press Release – Pead PR

Media release dulux – 1

21 August, 2014

Dulux adds colour to Pead stable

Dulux has appointed Auckland-based independent agency Pead PR to manage its public relations. Read more »

New Zealand Flight Drink Company Soars

Press Release – 1Above

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA RELEASE
21 AUGUST 2014
NEW ZEALAND FLIGHT DRINK COMPANY SOARS
New effervescent tablet and kiosks at Sydney and Melbourne international airports contribute to strong sales growth for 1Above Read more »

From Wing Tip to Cockpit – 800 Workers in 80 Days

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

From Wing Tip to Cockpit – 800 Workers in 80 Days

A behind the scenes glimpse into the making of Emirates’ 50th A380 aircraft Read more »

Wilson Parking New Zealand Limited v Fanshawe 136 Limited

Press Release – NZ Court of Appeal

[Judgment: Wilson_Parking_NZ_Ltd_v_Fanshawe_136_Ltd__Ors_Judgment_2.pdf] Read more »

Around 20 million photos are lost in New Zealand every year

Press Release – Fuji Film

21 August 2014

For Immediate Release

Around 20 million photos are lost in New Zealand every year

The unexpected, devastating consequences of mobile phone loss and theft Read more »

Westpac NZ selects IBM to support transformation

Press Release – IBM

Westpac NZ selects IBM to support transformation to NZ’s leading digital bank

IBM Private Modular Cloud will support the bank’s digital transformation
Read more »

Regional employment warms up, says SEEK

Press Release – SEEK

MEDIA RELEASE
21 August 2014

Regional employment warms up, says SEEK

Data from New Zealand’s leading online employment marketplace, Read more »

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