Marketing in the 21st Century
Marketing has changed radically over the past decade. Channels have fragmented, consumers are quick to share their opinions and have the power to influence others. This change can be an opportunity for clubs who, unlike many businesses, have always been strongly connected to their communities. Now is the time to take it to the next level.
2015 the year of great New Zealand service
New Zealand's successful service industries like tourism, hospitality and retail are set to take advantage of a growing economy. Key to satisfying customers is excellent customer service. Putting a smile on a customer's face is also great for business and helps keep people coming back, says ServiceIQ Chief Executive Dean Minchington.
Food Act 2014 Regulations open for consultation
Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew announced today that proposals for regulations under the Food Act 2014 are now open for consultation.
The proposed regulations ensure our food is safe and suitable, and will apply to around 85,000 food premises, growers and food importers when the Act comes fully into force by 1 March 2016.
Where are we at with the proposed Alcohol Policies across the Country
Thirty seven Local Alcohol Policies have been developed by councils and 16 of these have been appealed by the alcohol industry thus far, with many put on hold.
Of the 16 LAP that have been appealed by the alcohol industry, two appeals have been heard by the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (ARLA), and we have the first decision.