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Super Liquor appoints new CEO

9 April 2024 – Super Liquor Holdings has announced the appointment of Morgan McCann as new Chief Executive Officer

Franchise marketing software company re-brands

13 February 2023 – Brand Machine, the well-known marketing software provider to the franchise industry, has re-branded to Storyteq

No such thing as a quiet time for cyber security

September 2022 - Cyber crimes and phone scams are continuing to cost New Zealand individuals and companies

Domino’s appoints New Zealand General Manager 

1 August 2022 – Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd has today announced the promotion of the Company’s ANZ Chief Information Officer to lead the New Zealand market

New line of credit meets small businesses’ need for flexibility

4 July 2022 – Small business lending specialist, Prospa, has launched a new Line of Credit product which allows business owners to tap into flexible, ongoing access to funds of up to $150,000

Rapid antigen tests now being trialled by NZ businesses

28 October 2021 – Businesses are self-funding new, faster Covid tests 

Loyalty rewards for cafe customers

4 August 2021 - Esquires and Gloria Jean's Coffee have launched a new app to reward their regulars

InXpress crowned champions at Global Franchise Awards

31 May 2021 – At the Global Franchise Awards, 2021, InXpress showed they’re in a class of their own when they won not just the White Collar Franchise category, but the top award for Global Franchise Champion.

Double win for freight services franchisee

23 September 2020 - Pack & Send Albany doubles down to win back-to-back Franchisee of the Year awards

Aramex rebrand rolls ahead

July 2020 - Over 5 kilometres of vinyl was used to rebrand the Fastway franchise fleet to Aramex

Private company invests in Caci franchisor

29 June 2020  – Caci have announced a new partnership with the country’s leading private company investor

Gym brands come together in global first for Nelson

13 January 2020 – Lift Brands is to integrate a 9Round franchise into a newly-modernised Snap Fitness gym in Nelson

Papamoa Snap Fitness Club wins at Exercise Industry Awards

Papamoa Snap Fitness club has been announced as the 2019 New Zealand Exercise Industry Awards Winner for Franchise Facility of the Year

New tool to help company directors

23 November 2019 – The Companies Office has launched a new resource for owners of growing small businesses to help them navigate the move into business director responsibilities

Coffee brands embrace waste reduction

24 September 2019 – Café Coffee & Bakery Systems partners with Ecoware

McDonald’s NZ announces $100 million restaurant investment

2 July 2019 - 15 restaurants planned for five-year growth period

CACI celebrates 25th birthday

June 2019 - The New Zealand franchise opened its doors back in 1994

Hell gives local youth helping hand into workforce

16 January 2019 ­– Josh Bradley (17) has graduated from Hell Pizza’s ‘Active in HELL’ programme, a scheme to support youths with intellectual disabilities and enhance their job prospects

Link raises further capital

December 2018 - The country’s leading business brokerage firm, Link, has completed its second successful capital raise, raising a further NZ$3.45m.

Caci acts early to support policy on family violence

6 September 2018 – More than half of the Caci clinic franchise commits to early introduction of family violence policy

Hell and RainbowYOUTH stand up for LGBTIQA+ rights

21 August 2018 – LGBTIQA+ charity RainbowYOUTH has partnered with Hell to encourage diversity and equality in Aotearoa.

New Palmers store brings a fresh approach to retail in Petone

2 August 2018 - Petone and Hutt locals are about to experience a fresh approach to garden retail.

Fastway Couriers promotes key staff to lead new direction

25 May 2018 - New Zealand’s leading courier company has promoted key senior management as it looks to roll out new leading-edge technologies

McDonald's announces global goals for packaging

17 January 2018 - By 2025, all of McDonald’s packaging to come from renewable, recycled or certified sources; goal to have recycling available in all restaurants

Foodstuffs announces ban on plastic microbeads

7 June 2017 – Foodstuffs has announced that New World, Pak’nSave and Four Square supermarkets will be microbead-free nationwide from 1 July 2017.

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