NZBusiness August 2006
14 Building strong supplier relationships
How you go about selecting your suppliers can be crucial to your businesss growth. Glenn Baker talks to Ross Darrah about the selection process and how to avoid supply chain disruption.
21 The Midas touch
One good business idea has ultimately led tomany others for 30 year old Kiwi entrepreneur Matt Blomfield. Carlene du Toit seeks his formula for success.
24 Cover story: He hkari Celebrating Mori business success
Glenn Baker reports on the increasingly dynamic Mori business sector, and reveals the passion and commitment of todays Mori entrepreneur.
32 Franchising: taking one on; setting one up
Lynnaire Johnston looks at franchising from a franchisees and franchisors perspective, and Glenn Baker talks to franchise icon Sharon Kenny about her life as a franchisor.
40 Advantage receivables
For an increasing number of companies factoring options are the key to freeing up cashflow and driving business growth.
46 Promoting your Brand
Patricia Moore reviews the promotional products marketplace and highlights the importance of branded gifts in the marketing mix.
50 Under seige
Vikki Bland consults the data security experts for the latest tactics in keeping company information safe and secure.
He hakari: Celebrating Maori business success
Buuilding strong supplier relationships
The Midas touch: Entrepreneur Matt Blomfield
Franchising: taking one on; setting one up
Advantage receivables – speeding cashflow by factoring
Promoting your brand with gifts
Under siege – the latest tactics in IT security