NZBusiness August 2016

NZBusiness August 2016


Wendy Thompson admits to just owning a lifestyle business for the first three years of Socialites. But the past three years have seen her social media agency gain some serious ‘likes’ from New Zealand’s business community.

The business with balls

Jeremy Dixon and Phil Nilsson have been setting the world on fire with their Frooze Balls. And they’re only getting started.    
For the love of Courtney

Haakaa is an online brand marketing eco-friendly baby products. Director Morgan Van Der Harst reveals the driving force behind its success.   
Start-up: Getting noticed

Sisters Sarah Gamble and Jayne Foster have utilised the tools of online commerce to take their noticeboards to the world. 

Clever cards and GPS tracking
How new fuel card and GPS vehicle tracking technology is helping to drive business efficiencies.   
The Interview: Julian Kardos

The MD of Electric Kiwi shares his lessons on establishing and building a successful business.   
When pets go to work

Happy staff are productive staff. But the key is to find the right mix of happiness with productivity. Aaron Waters has the answer to workplace productivity. 
It’s print, but not as you knew it
It’s the number one international trade fair for print and crossmedia solutions; and this year drupa was ‘transformational’. Backing a supercharger
Doug Haines explains the winning formula that took Panhead Brewery from start-up to major sale in just three years.   
Dealing with the ‘Big A’

If your business is not growing, your lack of accountability could be holding it back.   
The secrets to building a great online reputation