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NZ retailers left behind

Peter Huskin 15 min ago Kiwi retailers told they're in a slump and 5 years behind the rest of the world in online and mobile selling.

200 workers' jobs on the line

Bealey Avenue road works Road workers face uncertain future after council-owned Infracon today asked for a liquidator.

Eftpos online plan may have glitch

Online shopping cart Banks' plan to put eftpos online appears to have a major security flaw.

Consumer confidence dented

coins, NZ money 2:28pm Confidence remains "respectable" but a rebound in June and July was short-lived, ANZ says.

Tauranga port profit sinks

port of tauranga Port of Tauranga investors appear to be shrugging off a 30 per cent drop in the company's full-year profit.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,159.058 arrow 18.720 0.36%
ASX200 5,634.600 arrow 10.800 0.20%
DOW 16,979.130 arrow 59.500 0.40%
NASDAQ 4,526.480 arrow -1.000 0.00%
FTSE 6,755.480 arrow -23.800 -0.40%
NIKKEI 15,454.450 arrow 4.700 0.00%
H-SENG 25,159.760 arrow 36.800 0.20%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
FIN 1.100 arrow -0.200 -15.38%
NWF 0.050 arrow -0.005 -9.09%
ALF 0.065 arrow -0.005 -7.14%
CMO 5.800 arrow 0.300 5.45%
PEB 0.730 arrow 0.030 4.29%
THL 1.250 arrow 0.050 4.17%
RAK 0.255 arrow -0.010 -3.77%

Price as at 4:19 pm, 21 Aug

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.904
Euro 0.631
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.480
Japanese Yen 86.860
Singapore Dollar 1.047
US Dollar 0.836

Price as at 3:50 pm, 21 Aug

Kiwisaver boosts AMP bottom line

Kiwisaver AMP Financial Services has reported a 20 per cent rise in net profit for the half year to June 30.

Mine re-entry verdict delayed

Pike River families told to expect further delays on decision whether mine will be re-entered.

Consumer confidence dented

Tauranga port profit sinks

Money tips for my younger self

kids money piggy bank What do you know now that would have given you a head-start when you were younger?

Renters unaware of their risks

Paying $500 a year to insure a flat filled with broken furniture and pizza boxes may actually be worth it.

Eftpos to go online

Auckland property values rise

The best age to get kids saving

Kids are more willing and able to learn good money habits than parents think.

GoT effects man joins startup

Game of Thrones A Game of Thrones Emmy award winner is the newest member of a Wellington-based tech start-up.

Anti-corruption 101

New training courses aim to give Kiwi firms the tools for trading in markets where corrupt practices are common.

Optimism vital for success

Putting safety first

Well-crafted move to cans

Craft beer in a can is a growing international trend that is already finding traction in the Kiwi market.

Airlines deny hidden fees

Jetstar is being accused of failing to tell passengers about extra fees in an Australian court.

APN NZ media result disappoints

Subdued NZ media market leads to drop in earnings for APN’s Kiwi media business, but radio fares better.

Cafe refused to hire black barista

Heinz in China food scare

Qantas cans frequent flyer sale

Struggling Qantas is dropping plans for a partial float of its lucrative $2.7b loyalty business.

We need to talk about that red carpet

Chalkie The real appeal of investing in New Zealand is how easily foreign companies manage to avoid paying tax.

Export markets need warming up

The prize for loneliest jobs could go to the average sales person for a Kiwi exporter, especially in sectors like hi-tech.

Who's the real boss?

Are we seeing the end of net neutrality?

Economy on steady track

Nothing is significantly less affordable or riskier today than it was yesterday, based on the numbers in the pre-election economic and fiscal update.

NZ retailers left behind

Peter Huskin Kiwi retailers told they're in a slump and 5 years behind the rest of the world in online and mobile selling.

Disney a boost for Niue

The small South Pacific nation is expected to benefit from NZ Mint's latest Disney collectible coins.

Are you a work martyr?

PSA withdraws strike notices

Is your boss a psycho?

Psychopaths aren’t always serial killers. Positive psychopathology can be an asset in business.

More women in NZ boardrooms

young businesswoman While men still heavily outnumber women in NZX-listed boardrooms, the female presence is slowing rising.

Bank on track to close pay gap

Westpac wins the inaugural Equal Pay Awards, organised to highlight the difference in pay for men and women.

Boardroom identity

Trucking: It's women's work

Cooper's prestigious accolade

Dame Trelise Cooper has become the first Kiwi to be inducted into the Mercedes-Benz Hall of Fame.

Start small, Asia exporters told

China crowd China has a "seductive" lure but small exporters may be better targeting other Asian countries, a trade expert says.

Chinese company checks projects

Investors from a multibillion-dollar Chinese conglomerate have made a stealthy visit to Christchurch.

China close to settling $16m deal

Primary groups join forces

Chinese investors to help rebuild

A large wave of Chinese investment is headed for Christchurch to assist the rebuild effort.

Being self sufficient

Pig on a lifestyle farm It is a long way from New York to Marton, but Max Varney is pleased he made the journey.

Leptospirosis widespread

Doctors can be slow to recognise the disease leptospirosis, especially those in cities, but doctors working near meat plants have more awareness.

River quality raises passions

China needs more NZ milk

No more rules

Education, not regulation, is the key to good environmental outcomes, a group of farmers say.

SME owners love 90-day trial

Maria Slade_strap Politicians wanting to axe the employment trial rule will be unpopular with small business owners.

New territories for Auckland registry firm

From Canada to Lesotho, Kiwi company Foster Moore’s registry software is sorting out bureaucracies around the world.

The world's smallest apple

Inside the office: Resn

Anti-corruption 101

New training courses aim to give Kiwi firms the tools for trading in markets where corrupt practices are common.

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Australian Dollar 0.904
Euro 0.631
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.480
Japanese Yen 86.860
Singapore Dollar 1.047
US Dollar 0.836

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