This week in Business Time

Find out what's been happening this week in Manawatu's business world.

Feilding presentation

American bio-firm Proliant is hosting a dinner and presentation in Feilding next month, outlining what building its multimillion-dollar factory in the town will involve. The dinner will be at the Rangitikei Club on July 11 from 6pm. The dinner costs $20. Contact AgriSeeds area manager Bruce Paterson on either 021 495 594 or

EziBuy milestone

One of Palmerston North's greatest retail success stories is celebrating its 35th birthday this month. EziBuy started in 1978 as a women's fashion and hardware retailer. Now, it receives more than 480,000 orders each month and dispatches more than 15,000 items each day to customers across Australasia.

Coffee cart sale

The Streetwise Sanson coffee cart has been sold. It is now owned by Stacey and Tumau Hoggart.

New clothing store

A new business has opened near Te Manawa. Mungi Buziness, at 319 Main St, is an American vintage clothing store which imports its products direct from the United States.

New staff needed

Palmerston North-based outbound and emergency management call centre One 4 All has recently signed contracts with two New Zealand charities and a major Australian sign franchise. Owner Anne Stichbury said the new contracts would mean the business would be adding up to 30 new staff to its roster of 80.

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