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Conquering sweet temptation

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The new generation wharfies

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The rise of democratic retail

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Kiwi virtual reality firm's big vision

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Cosmetics fill eco niche

Brianne West, Sorbet Christchurch beauty products startup Sorbet finds being environmentally friendly has some drawbacks.

Opinion poll

What is the biggest challenge your small business is facing in 2014?

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Crowdfunding raises profile

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Freelancer model takes firm global

An Auckland video production company has gone global with its unique freelancer-based business model.

Delivering data to the farm

App aims to cut coffee queues

A mixture of wine and spirit

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We can't cook - and food brands love it

As cooking skills wane, ready-made meals have become big business.

Riding the Xero horse

ACG expands further offshore

How I keep well ...

Michael Whitehead, founder of big data firm WhereScape, keeps in shape by running and with a bit of help from a few gadgets.

Managing complexity

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Connecting Kiwis in the Big Apple

Design firm owner Ronnie Peters is helping Kiwi expats adjust to the demands of New York.

Jyoti Morningstar: How I keep well

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When is it right to ditch a client?

'Never work with people you don’t like’ is a rule many business owners have learned to live by.

Dirty Politics damages science

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Firm creates golden fleece

A Wellington academic’s breakthrough combining silver and gold particles with wool is giving the beleaguered Kiwi wool sector a new gleam.

Inside MIT's new campus

Billion-dollar hope for 'Death Star' molecules

The reinvention of Motat

Museum shrugs off its troubled past and reinvents itself as a centre for Kiwi innovation.