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The rise of the pocket riders: how technology is changing the transportation industry

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There’s been an explosion of transport apps in the New Zealand market in the last 18 months, and many in the industry are saying the time for traditional taxi companies to get on board is now, before they find themselves on a long journey into oblivion with the meter running. So how has the taxi market changed? And will technology bring the industry kicking and screaming into the modern world?

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No more beauty parades: Ben Rose offers a new approach to agency selection

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Finding the right agency partners is essential to all clients and it can be the difference between adding millions to your bottom line. But Sovereign's Ben Rose believes most marketers employ a process that has become outdated, does not give the best result and costs both them and the parties involved significantly in time and money.

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How to build a business like Geoff Ross

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From brewing vodka in his garage to eventually establishing what Paul Catmur called a "vodka empire" worth $138 million, Geoff Ross knows what it takes to build a successful business. In recent years he has turned to a slightly different type of brewing and is currently chief executive of craft beer brand Moa. Ross also serves as a chairman of Trilogy, the skincare company.

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Ad\Vice: Peter Cullinane

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Ex-Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide chief operating officer, STW director, Assignment Group co-founder, APN board member and dairy don Peter Cullinane offers up one big hard-earned pearl of advertising wisdom on the perfect modern agency.

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