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13 November 2012

Top tips for doing business

Fortunes can be made in the United States. After all, it is the richest country in the world with scores of millionaires and billionaires and a highly competitive, sophisticated and lucrative consumer market. But its business landscape is also littered with failures. | Read more

03 September 2012

Major US carpet retailer to stock NZ wool carpets

Elders Rural Holdings says there's been a significant breakthrough in efforts to boost the sale of New Zealand-made wool carpets in the United States. | Read more

31 July 2012

Security trumps everything in US

Mike Moore, New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States, often says that in the US, “security trumps everything.” Translation for Kiwi companies: keeping Americans safe offers our NZ companies an opportunity. | Read more

26 June 2012

Small Business: Ben Anderson - taking your business to the US

Ben Anderson, chair NZTE Beachhead USA, on how to take your business to the United States. | Read more

02 May 2012

Kiwi to head US software giant

Business software giant SAP has appointed New Zealander Geraldine McBride as president of its North American business, responsible for its operations in the United States and Canada, where it employs 12,500 staff. | Read more

08 April 2012

How Kiwi companies can tell their stories in the U.S.

New Zealand businesses have what it takes to succeed in the U.S. They’re determined, efficient, creative and second to none in innovation. What they often lack, however, is the knack for self-promotion - a skill that makes all the difference when it comes to winning in this competitive marketplace. | Read more

05 December 2011

Wineries unite to crack US market

Five wineries have joined forces to target the United States market, with plans for exports to hit nearly one million bottles within five years. | Read more

21 November 2011

Forum caps excellent week for NZ companies in the US

An all-star assortment of US business leaders providing advice to New Zealand companies was the highlight of the North America Beachheads Forum, attended by 50 New Zealand companies recently in San Francisco. | Read more

06 October 2011

Forbes gives NZ business thumbs-up

New Zealand has been ranked second in the world in a study of the best place to do business. | Read more

05 October 2011

NZ institute wins US flu contract

New Zealand's Institute of Environmental Science and Research has been awarded a five year, multi-million dollar US contract to combat the flu virus around the world. | Read more

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