Wild time: Business owners say it will take months to reopen store: ‘It’s a complete and utter loss’

Business owner Mathew Coles says he saw his kitchen design business underwater in seconds. Photo: RNZ/Rayssa Almeida Ankle-deep mud on the ground, furniture all over the street, abandoned cars on the side of the road and lots of cleaning to do. Business owners on Auckland’s North Shore say it will take months to reopen the … Read more

Activity and profits fall as gloom continues to swirl in the corporate sector

A majority of businesses expect the economy to deteriorate in 2023, according to a new survey. Photo: 123rf.com The latest survey from the Institute of Economic Research shows that business sentiment has continued to deteriorate to the lowest level in the survey’s history. The last NZIER Quarterly Business Opinion Survey (QSBO) conducted between November 28 … Read more