Thursday, 29 January 2015

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  • Americans the biggest buyers of NZ land since 2010: Linz

    16:48 | 29/1/15
    Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Americans have been the biggest buyers of New Zealand land in the past five years although the Chinese topped the list in 2014 alone.  more»
  • Customisable Gourmet Burgers And Table Service

    16:40 | 29/1/15
    Kicking off a bold plan to transform the McDonald’s experience for New Zealanders over the next five years, the McDonald’s Balmoral restaurant this week opens as a purpose-built Customer Learning Lab. The restaurant will provide a glimpse into ... more»
  • Xero names US-based Douglas Jeffries as CFO

    16:39 | 29/1/15
    Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting software firm, named US-based Douglas Jeffries as its new chief financial officer, replacing Ross Jenkins who will take on the new role of chief operating officer responsible for field operations. more»
  • UPDATED: Briscoe considers customer loyalty programme

    16:36 | 29/1/15
    Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Briscoe Group, which operates the Briscoes, Rebel Sports, and Living & Giving stores in New Zealand, may introduce a customer loyalty programme this year to stoke growth in online sales. more»
  • Seahawks' injured starters not limited in 1st practice

    16:33 | 29/1/15
    As usual, the Seahawks were serenaded by a diverse music mix blasting from sideline speakers, ranging from Jay Z to Evil Empire to Elvis Presley. more»
  • Local Productions Help New Zealand Achieve Record Box Office

    16:15 | 29/1/15
    The New Zealand motion picture industry achieved a new high in 2014 with a record total Gross Box Office of $183.1M breaking the mark of $176.5M set in 2010. Revenues were 5% higher than the previous year (1). more»
  • Marlins land long-time leading man Ichiro for supporting role

    16:11 | 29/1/15
    Sun Sentinel
    "The reason we came to Tokyo is MLB and the new commissioner, Mr. [Rob] Manfred, such an important initiative is international baseball. Baseball is so important in Japan and so important for the ... President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill said ... more»
  • Boriskin: Answering questions on 'deflategate'

    16:11 | 29/1/15
    MetroWest Daily News
    Aside from there not being one game ball, haven't we all seen a quarterback's performance change, for better or worse, after halftime any number of times? more»
  • Get Your Rate Cuts in Now: Asia Eyes Window Before Fed Shift

    16:00 | 29/1/15
    South Korea's interest-rate swaps are dropping because central banks are easing in the current environment, and further easing by the Bank of Korea also cannot be ruled out, Nomura Holdings Inc. analyst Vivek Rajpal said on Jan. ... reducing inflation ... more»
  • Prince William and Stafford counties home sales

    16:00 | 29/1/15
    Washington Post
    Ladino Ct., 3360-Meteor Investment Inc. to Aisha Youins, $245,000. .... Augustus Ct., 12990-Department of Housing and Urban Development to Peyman Hampaei, $230,100. ... Powder Horn Terr., 1761-Farrukh Nazir to Jonathan E.C. Gomez, $212,000. more»
  • Indian FX/debt factors to watch - Jan 29

    15:48 | 29/1/15
    Oil prices opened up weak on Thursday in Asia after record U.S. stockpiles sent it tumbling to near six year lows in the previous session, and analysts said that the outlook remained weak. more»
  • VA Settles Lawsuit, Plans Housing For Vets On LA Campus

    15:48 | 29/1/15
    Wall Street Journal
    LOS ANGELES—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it has settled a lawsuit with the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, filed in 2011 on behalf of Vietnam Veterans of America and a small group of homeless veterans ... more»
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