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Topic: New Zealand

Another Win for Unleashed at the Westpac Business Awards

This week, Unleashed Software were named as finalists in all three categories we entered in for the Westpac Business Awards: Excellence in Marketing, Excellence in Customer Service Delivery, and Employer of the Year! Here are some pictures from the night: ... Read More

  August 13, 2019     

7 eCommerce Trends NZ Businesses Should Know

Make sure you stay ahead of the curve this financial year. Find out about the fastest growing eCommerce trends in New Zealand. New Zealand consumers increasingly use online shopping Each year, more and more New Zealanders are shopping online – as much as 12-15% per year for the last few years, according to the Bank […] ... Read More

  July 14, 2018     

Keeping Up with e-Commerce Trends in New Zealand

The world of retail e-commerce can be volatile and unpredictable. The way retailers are pitching, pricing and selling their products to consumers is always changing, and retailers must keep an eye on these trends to survive. Consumers have always loved the option to “layby” products in store. Especially in the build up to peak periods [… ... Read More

  July 2, 2018     

Partnering with Start-Ups to Boost Innovation

Last Thursday, Pixel Fusion hosted a debate, pitting some of New Zealand’s most experienced entrepreneurs and innovators against each other. The topic for the debate was: “For corporates to innovate successfully, they must build partnerships with start-ups.” Our CTO and General Manager, Lisa Miles-Heal, was excited to be invited, and we’re ... Read More

  May 29, 2018     

What’s Stopping SMEs in New Zealand?

SMEs are important part of the New Zealand economy. According to the latest data from Statistics New Zealand, they account for 97 per cent (487,602) of all enterprises, 29 per cent (599,880) of all employees and an estimated 26 per cent of New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Product. Let’s take a look at some of the […] ... Read More

  January 10, 2018     

Looking at SMEs in New Zealand

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) play a major role in the development of the New Zealand economy. SMEs dominate New Zealand industries, generate employment and contribute to the country’s GDP. This article examines the key trends for SMEs in New Zealand as well as prospects for the future. The article also addresses challenges that [&hel ... Read More

  December 27, 2017     

The State of New Zealand’s Manufacturing Industry

While there is strong growth in the construction, meat and dairy industries, New Zealand is experiencing an overall decline in traditional large-scale consumer manufacturing. This is largely due to overseas competitors with greater efficiencies in scale and lower labour costs. That’s not to say that New Zealand’s manufacturing industry is becom ... Read More

  November 18, 2017     

New Zealand manufacturing plays pivotal role

New Zealand’s manufacturing industry plays a pivotal role in the improvement of the economy as a whole. Manufacturing in the construction industry and the dairy and meat sector perform particularly well, with research demonstrating promising growth in each sector. Aside from contributing to overall GDP growth, the manufacturing industry also cont ... Read More

  October 20, 2017     

Unleashed Software secures $7.0 million investment funding to accelerate growth

Unleashed Software is excited to announce that we’ve secured a Series C investment of NZ$7.0 million from Movac, New Zealand’s most experienced technology investment company. CEO of Unleashed Software, Gareth Berry, comments: “We have been building our core product and markets for eight years now and the market now feels like it is really ... Read More

  October 4, 2017     

At The Cutting Edge: the State of New Zealand Manufacturing in 2017

Manufacturing is big business in New Zealand. Manufactured goods make up approximately 85% of our merchandise exports, with the manufacturing sector contributing over $23 billion of real GDP into the New Zealand economy in 2016. The New Zealand manufacturing sector is also on the rise; over the last several years, New Zealand’s manufacturing sect ... Read More

  September 28, 2017     

A snapshot of manufacturing in New Zealand in 2017

Sales, seasonally adjusted for the March 2017 quarter compared with the December 2016 quarter, show that total manufacturing in New Zealand fell 0.3 percent; excluding meat and dairy product manufacturing, sales rose 1.7 percent. Meat and dairy product manufacturing fell 7.8 percent. In light of this, the value of total manufacturing in New Zealand ... Read More

  September 21, 2017     

Supply Chain Management: The Supply and Demand of Beer

The basic tenet of a market economy is arguably the concept of supply and demand. The quantity of which a product or service is demanded by your customers will dictate the amount of a product or service delivered by you as the supplier. In addition to this, supply and demand variables can be impacted according […] ... Read More

  August 5, 2017     

Providoré Gifts NZ rely on accurate data for their retail business with Unleashed

Jason Suckling, managing director of Providoré Gifts NZ, bought into the company in 2013. With his team, they provide top level gifts for customers who want to leave an impressive and memorable impression. Catering to both individuals and businesses, their customers range from CEOs to someone who wants a memorable gift for their friend’s birthda ... Read More

  July 13, 2017     

Vendella International improves inventory management with Unleashed

Upon stepping into your hotel room, you’re greeted by a plush bed with crisp bedsheets and a lush duvet. But where do all the contents of your hotel come from? Luke Brodie, manager of Vendella International says, “we provide anything you find in the room.” After spotting a gap in the tourism sector, Luke established […] ... Read More

  July 7, 2017     

Retailer BCE Catering Equipment maintains inventory accuracy with Unleashed

Five years ago, Neil Thomson, owner and director of BCE Catering Equipment, took over the company. Neil and his team are dedicated to bringing new and innovative products to the market to showcase food from cafes and restaurants. BCE Catering Equipment have various sales channels. Aside from an online channel, a sales team sell directly […] ... Read More

  July 6, 2017     

Epic Beer Grows Business With Efficient Inventory Software

Ed Jeffries, production manager of Epic Brewing Company, fitted right into Epic. Despite her background in wines, she likes beer people. “They are more real, like myself. They don’t mind sharing brewing secrets. If you take a sip and ask, ‘How did you do that?’, they’ll tell you, ‘I did this… and I tried th ... Read More

  June 20, 2017     

Unleashed up for AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

We’re excited to announce that Unleashed has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards! As a finalist in the ICG Business under $5M turnover category, Unleashed will join finalists across eleven categories at this year’s awards. “Our customers pride themselves on having amazing products ... Read More

  June 8, 2017