Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Turnover Puzzle

What are we to make of the conflicting reports about Christmas trading? The NZ Herald this morning tells us “shoppers say they are spending less. Retailers report quieter-than-usual stores.” According to the Herald, the Just Jeans store manager at St … Continue reading

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Hot from the Telecom Santa Line

This year’s Christmas wishlist from Kiwi Kids: Boys’ Top 5: 1. Gaming console/game 2. Cell phone 3. Bike/sports equipment 4. Computer 5. Trampoline Girls’ Top 5: 1. Cell phone 2. Gaming console/game 3. Doll 4. Twilight Saga material 5. Trampoline

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Economic Recovery: Are We There Yet?

“Media owners have provided a great deal of additional value during the past six to nine months but we’re now entering a more ‘normalised’ environment. So trading will have to return to contracted levels.” TVNZ Head of Sales Dave Walker, … Continue reading

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Christmas 2009: The Grinch Is In Season

Those green shoots that some optimistic observers were reporting? Seems they weren’t the tips of Christmas trees. If you were hoping for festive largesse from your friends, co-workers or customers, sorry, not this holiday season. And if you’re in the … Continue reading

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