On the day that a profile building franchise bites the dust its heartening to read that an Auckland building company, The Workshop Company, have come up with a concept that on the face it is a result of some smart thinking and an understanding of the current market as far as new house-builds are concerned.
Ashleigh Collis has written an excellent article in the Horowhenua Chronicle on a Kiwiana brand, Foxton Fizz. A niche soda company known for its wooden delivery crates based in Foxton and one of New Zealand's oldest fizzy drink companies now celebrating a century in business.
Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson is now a stakeholder in Alta Motors, the electric motorcycle and light vehicle EV drivetrain maker based in Brisbane, California. Harley-Davidson and Alta made the investment public today, and also announced that Alta Motors will collaborate with the legendary motorbike maker on building future electric motorcycles as part of the deal.