NZBusiness December 2012

Building culinary bridges

Sachie’s Kitchen is a business that got off to a sizzling start, driven by the passion of its visionary creator Sachie Nomura for Asian food and her desire to build bridges between the East and West. NZBusiness went to meet the supreme winner of the 2012 David Awards and discovered a fired-up business owner with an exciting international business in the making.

New Year Business Resolutions

The changing of the calendar is a great opportunity to turn over a new leaf with your business. But are you struggling for ideas and motivation?  NZBusiness asked a selection of owners and entrepreneurs what their New Year business resolutions and goals are for 2013. And what’s on their wish-list.

The X-Port File: Hello world!
For a little country at the bottom of the world, New Zealand punches above its weight on exports. But 2012 has been one of the more challenging years for exporters, as Patricia Moore reports in this special export guide, complete with inspiring exporter success stories.

Predicting the unpredictable
Got some questions regarding online marketing for 2013? This month Kevin Kevany interviews several leading crystal ball gazers on the rise of ‘effectiveness’, ‘responsive design’ AdWords Express, YouTube, email’s survival and a whole lot more.

Three cheers for the chocolatiers

It’s been 21 years since Devonport Chocolates began creating its delectable delights. NZBusiness has the story behind one of this country’s most loved chocolate brands.
Labour of love
Scott and Ida Tristram are in the rare business of handcrafting quality sports cars and it’s a responsibility they don’t take lightly. Glenn Baker discovers a remarkable business, and manages to muss his hair up in a classic Fraser!