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Briscoe's sales rise offsets lower margins
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Increased sales and tight cost controls left Briscoe's net profit in line with a year ago, even as margins were squeezed by the tough retail market.
Westpac NZ lifts interim profit 7%
Westpac's New Zealand unit contributed $A298 million to the parent group, accounting for about nine per cent of its profit....
Former prosecutor jailed for four years
Police have welcomed the jailing of a former prosecutor who used the police computer to help keep his drug supply business going....
NZX relaxes divident rules
NZX says it is ending its unconventional dividend policy ahead of its AGM in Wellington....
Carl's Jr ad breached standards
The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint about an online ad for Carl's Jr's Memphis BBQ Burger....
NZ shares fall ahead of MRP sale close
Although the New Zealand sharemarket fell as investors freed up funds to buy into the Mighty River Power offer, TrustPower and Contact Energy stocks rose....
Kiwi gains on Aussie after Chinese data
While weak Chinese manufacturing figures led to the kiwi dollar falling against other currencies, it gained against the Australian dollar....
Bulk of APN cost savings to come from NZ
Of the $A25 million cost savings APN News & Media aims to make this year, $A18m are targeted in New Zealand....
Power policy will stay, opposition says
Labour and the Greens say they are totally committed to their new power policy and have rejected an appeal from big business to withdraw it....
Kiwi drops half a cent on US pay woes
The kiwi has shed half a US cent on US payroll expectations and could slip further on a drop in dairy product sales on Thursday....
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Growing alarm over Auckland
Auckland, our biggest city, is forecast to grow by up to another million p...
News sites to adopt pay wall
The Whakatane Beacon has joined the Ashburton Guardian and the NBR in char...
Greens are 'hypocrites' - Ryall
The Govt says it's hypocritical of the Greens to criticise the number of '...
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