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Big decisions need better analytics for happier holidays

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:59 am | PwC

Showrooming and mobile search. Digital cross-sell. Omnichannel integration. In the lead up to Christmas, are retailers making the most of the silly season? “It seems businesses can no longer rely on historical shopping behaviours as consumers increasingly ... More >>

Local Govt. Analyst sees pros & cons in Wellington SuperCity

Friday, 5 December 2014, 8:50 am | PwC

Local Government Specialist, PwC Director David Walker has identified benefits and disadvantages in the regional wide amalgamation of local government bodies in Greater Wellington, as recommended by the Local Government Commission today. More >>

New Zealand ranked 22nd in ease of paying tax

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

New Zealand is rated 22nd out of 189 economies in its ease of paying taxes, according to Paying Taxes 2015, now in its ninth edition. The unique study by PwC and the World Bank Group is the only piece of research which measures the ease of paying taxes ... More >>

APEC CEOs look to non-core, partnerships & digital analytics

Sunday, 9 November 2014, 3:34 pm | PwC

9 November 2014 – Confidence among CEOs in Asia Pacific continues to climb while businesses look to grow connectivity to the region by embracing new partnerships and technology, a new report by PwC finds. More >>

Lucas Group including HELiPRO in receivership

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

On 7 October 2014 John Fisk and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, were appointed receivers to Rick Lucas Helicopters Limited and related entities which trades as HELiPRO. The receivership has occurred as a result of a request to appoint receivers ... More >>

Executives Rely on Experience And Advice, Over Data

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:51 am | PwC

Business leaders around the world – 94% – say management of their company is prepared to make significant decisions about the strategic direction of their business, but barely one-third relied primarily on data and analytics when they made their ... More >>

Strategic Finance settlement proceeds to first distribution

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 11:25 am | PwC

In June this year PwC Partners John Fisk and Colin McCloy, as Receivers of Strategic, together with the Financial Markets Authority, announced they had finalised a $22 million settlement agreement with the former directors and auditors of Strategic. More >>

Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed)

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:57 am | PwC

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as the Administrators of Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed) announced today the Company’s decision to close 12 Postie Plus stores, affecting 64 Postie Plus staff. More >>

Settlement reached for Strategic Finance claims

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 12:59 pm | PwC

PwC Partners John Fisk and Colin McCloy, as Receivers of Strategic Finance Limited (In Receivership and Liquidation) (Strategic), and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), have announced today that they have finalised a settlement agreement with ... More >>

PwC predicts Brazil to win World Cup

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 11:22 am | PwC

As hosts Brazil prepare to kick off the FIFA World Cup in Sao Paulo on Thursday June 12th, we have turned to ‘econometrics’ in a bid to determine success and failure at this major sporting event. More >>

Skills gap hampering business recruitment efforts

Monday, 26 May 2014, 10:34 am | PwC

More New Zealand organisations are planning a hiring spree over the next 12 months as their growth prospects improve, but four out of five CEOs are concerned they won’t be able to find the people with the skills needed to fill these positions. More >>

Budget 2014: Australia vs. New Zealand

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 4:24 pm | PwC

“Comparing New Zealand Budget today with Australia’s on Tuesday makes an interesting contrast,” PwC Partner Richard Forgan says. “Both governments focused on expanding the economic capacity of the nations with support for innovation, science, R&D, defence ... More >>

Budget 2014: Good news for business

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 2:16 pm | PwC

“Budget 2014 delivers a range of good news for New Zealand business,” PwC Corporate Tax Leader Geof Nightingale says. More >>

Budget 2014: Ready to Rise

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 2:11 pm | PwC

Despite carefully managed pre-budget expectations, Budget 2014 has delivered two surprises; a surplus of $372m in 2015, appreciably higher than the wafer thin surplus expected; and when taken over a four period, higher planned new spending in health, ... More >>

Record bank earnings but margins near all-time low

Friday, 9 May 2014, 11:39 am | PwC

Australia’s four major banks delivered combined underlying cash earnings of $14.8 billion for the first half - up 6 per cent on the previous half and up 10 per cent on the same time last year - according to PwC’s biannual Major Banks analysis. More >>

Family business: Taking control without breaking it

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:16 pm | PwC

Passing control from one generation to the next can make or break a family business; and as New Zealand’s ‘baby boomers’ hand over to ‘millennials’, the risks of getting it wrong have never been greater. More >>

Electricity retailers supercharge their customer offerings

Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:43 am | PwC

New Zealanders can expect more innovative retail offerings from the country’s power companies as they work harder to grow in a fiercely competitive market, according to PwC's Leading Energy analysis. More >>

Shrinking emerging market wage gap will re-shape businesses

Friday, 27 September 2013, 10:16 am | PwC

The wage gap between advanced economies and emerging economies, such as China, India and the Philippines will shrink significantly by 2030 according to new analysis published today by PwC (see table below). More >>

Top innovators race up the growth curve

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 9:40 am | PwC

PwC finds innovation is moving from the fringes into the mainstream. The world’s most innovative companies expect to grow by more than 60 percent, enjoying a NZ$318 billion revenue boost over the next five years, finds a new PwC study released at ... More >>

PwC New Zealand boosts its presence in Southeast Asia

Friday, 2 August 2013, 3:30 pm | PwC

PwC is growing its presence and consulting capability in Southeast Asia, with the formation of a new joint venture with PwC Consulting practices in Southeast Asia, Australia and the United States. More >>

 

 

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