Taiwanese Fasteners to tighten links with Kiwis

A delegation representing Taiwan’s fasteners industry is due in Auckland next month. Fourteen companies stated to be leaders in fastening materials and equipment are scheduled to participate in an exhibition and buyer-seller meeting at Rendezvous Grand Hotel (Mayoral Drive) on Monday, October 6, 2014. Organised by the Sydney based Taiwan Trade Centre, the delegation, led by the Taiwan External Trade…

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Growing technology threatens retail markets

Internet shopping has revolutionised the retail property sector, with vendors, buyers and their agents increasingly becoming aware of its convenience and influence. As new generations of technology boomers go online, owners and retailers should adapt to the changing scenario. Retailers are under threat and hence must become smarter to remain relevant and profitable. They should also get more service-orientated and…

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Unitary Plan takes another baby step

The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan process is about to progress to the next stage which will provide interested parties with opportunities to attend hearings as to the submissions they made. The process has encouraged active and meaningful participation; over 9000 submissions containing more than 100,000 individual requests for changes were sent. One of the most interesting and unusual submissions was…

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