Recession stories - Page 2
COVID-19 relief innovation takes 2022 SAS Hackathon crown
In COVID-19’s wake, more than 287,000 MSMEs joined JakPreneur, a collaborative government platform that links entrepreneurs and stakeholders.
Use the downturn to set your business up well for the upswing
How can businesses navigate an economic downturn? Invest in compliance, marketing, R&D, and customer service, say experts.
Four ways to approach post-pandemic business challenges
With recession and inflation in the mix, pursuing the right opportunities and accessing the right people have both become challenging.
5 practical ways to fight recession with automation
COVID-19 and the looming recession prompt companies to review their technology for ongoing value and cost-saving opportunities.
1 in 3 SMEs say they wont survive 6 months into a recession
34% of Aussie SMEs would not survive more than 6 months of economic downturn, with 14% unable to survive a recession at all.
NZ construction activity seen rebounding after slump
New Zealand construction activity is rebounding from a slump during the recession as private sector work picks ups, according to a property consult.
English sets May 21 for National's seventh Budget
Bill English confirms 21 May for the Budget, eyeing stronger public finances amidst global fiscal uncertainties.
NZ dollar gains as yen falls to 7-year low vs. greenback
The New Zealand dollar rose as the yen fell to a seven-year low against the greenback as stimulus from the Bank of Japan and the prospects that Pri.
NZ dollar touches fresh 7-year high vs. yen, gives up some gains after lower dairy prices
The New Zealand dollar touched a fresh seven-year high against the yen after Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election and said he.
NZ dollar holds gains ahead of dairy auction as yen remains weak
The New Zealand dollar held its gains ahead of the GlobalDairyTrade auction as traders ponder the prospects for prices to bottom out for the nation.
NZ dollar charts new 7-year high vs. yen as Japan confirmed in recession
The New Zealand dollar rose against the greenback and reached a new seven-year high against the yen as figures showed retail sales are growing fast.
Mobile broadband crucial to operator revenue growth until 2016
Global telecom operator revenues will exceed US$2 trillion in 2012, with 60% going to mobile operators.
UK recession risk rewards Greentree
Business software vendor takes advantage of economic climate to reap the rewards of a major push into the UK marketplace.
Seeking new directions
The recession left a lot of people struggling, but it also gave a spur to others to start their own business.
Intel predicts 2011's tech trends - today
Intel predicts 12 tech trends for 2011, including smart TVs, tablets, and context-aware computing.
Demand for ICT staff to grow
Recruitment company Hudson prepares for increasing ICT demand with several local new appointments.
GlobalBizpro enhances MYOB division
Alan Parker has recently joined the company as Sales Manager of its EXO Division.
CodeBlue names new Wellington manager
New Zealand-owned IT company CodeBlue expands to Wellington as it anticipates strong demand in the sub-500 seat business market.
IBM reveals NZ Innovation Index
Partnering with the University of Auckland, IBM has revealed its 2010 Innovation Index of New Zealand, which tracks innovation by sector over the past ten years.
ANZ software market set to recover
Consulting firm Ovum has predicted that the ANZ software market will grow just under 5% in 2010.
Modest yet solid recovery for ANZ IT
According to the latest Ovum report, the ANZ IT services market will show a modest recovery with growth above 4.
Kordia's international cable delayed
Uncertainty surrounds Kordia’s plans to build New Zealand’s second international cable, with delays caused by the imminent sale of its Australian partner PIPE Networks.
Resellers flock to Microbe NZ
With a goal of securing 10% of the New Zealand security market with its recently released eScan security offering, distributor Microbe NZ has started strongly with more than 60 New Zealand resellers signed on.
‘Green’ bows to price as recession drives printing trends
The recession has pushed ‘green’ concepts such as energy efficiency and the paperless office to the side as businesses base printing decisions around price, says Daryl Rickwood, HP New Zealand Country Manager, Image and Printing Group.