COVID-19

How this printing business quickly pivoted to meet new demand

09 February 2021 | 5 min read

Investing in equipment and materials helped label printing business LabelMAN keep pace with changing market needs, even through the uncertainties of COVID-19.

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How this furniture repair business grew 40% year-on-year

03 December 2020 | 4 min read

Quick access to finance is helping small business owner John Lennox grow his furniture repair empire and weather the ups and downs of COVID-19.

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A guide to small business marketing during the coronavirus recession

03 November 2020 | 5 min read

Investing in marketing during a recession might seem counterintuitive, but experts suggest this is exactly what small business owners should be doing right now.

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5 tips for making smart investments in uncertain times

01 October 2020 | 5 min read

When it comes to investing in your business during unstable economic times, it can be hard to know what’s the right move. Business owners share how they’re doing it.

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Why you should consider having a business mentor

18 August 2020 | 4 min read

Small business owners don't need to solve all their problems on their own. A business mentor may be just what you need to take things to the next level.

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5 small business owners’ best tips for mental resilience

05 August 2020 | 4 min read

Five NZ business owners share how they have looked after their wellbeing during the tougher moments of COVID-19.

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How the NZ hospitality industry is emerging from COVID-19

28 July 2020 | 3 min read

COVID-19 has disrupted New Zealand's hospitality industry. Hear how a number of businesses are navigating this new normal and keeping patrons safe.

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5 important COVID-19 lockdown lessons from small business owners

24 July 2020 | 4 min read

Business challenges can be ripe with opportunity. Five New Zealand small business owners share their best lessons from COVID-19.

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How your small business can build links in your community

07 July 2020 | 3 min read

Many communities are rallying around their local businesses amidst the pandemic. And more and more businesses are prioritising giving back as well.

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What it really takes to pivot your business successfully

11 June 2020 | 4 min read

A pivot may arise from opportunity or a need to survive. We asked small business leaders who have made the leap what it takes to pivot your business successfully – and what hindsight has taught them.

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5 tips for online delivery success

28 May 2020 | 3 min read

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a major leap in ecommerce. New Zealand small businesses share their insights on what it takes to make online delivery a success.

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How to use the COVID-19 lockdown to prime your business for the future

23 April 2020 | 4 min read

Kiwi small businesses are showing resourcefulness amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Three owners reveal how they’re using this time to prime their business for recovery.

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