23 Jan 2017
Opinion
A chance encounter provides some perspective
Paul Keane

I was in the Andes in South America recently when we passed a young boy on a deserted road leading a donkey which was carrying a couple of packs.

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16 Jan 2017
Opinion
Pondering the year ahead
Paul Keane

I have been pondering over the break, part reflection and part expectation.

Just before Christmas last year The Warehouse Group announced a negative profit warning. As I understand it they canned all Christmas celebrations for senior staff and instructed them to focus on sales.

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12 Dec 2016
Opinion
Wrapping up this year & looking ahead to the next
Paul Keane

If you haven't finished your planning for your end to the year, then you have pretty much run out of time. That period form Labour Weekend to Christmas simply flies by.

We all know when Christmas is, but it seems to creep up on everybody anyway, and we all end up panicking to do things we should have completed weeks previously. This year is no exception.

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05 Dec 2016
Opinion
Intriguing activity in the lead-up to Christmas 2016
Paul Keane

It’s just three weeks out from Christmas and there is some intriguing activity amongst some companies. It would seem that the approaching Christmas period brings out either the best or worst in companies; depending on your point of view.

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29 Nov 2016
Opinion
Commercial impact of Kaikoura quake
Paul Keane

The Kaikoura earthquake of 14th November is having a wide reaching impact on property owners and retailers. Not only were commercial business activities in Kaikoura seriously affected by the loss of access to the town, but Wellington was also badly affected, with the demolition of some buildings being required.

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