SNAPSHOTS - THE LIGHTER SIDE OF THE INDUSTRY (EPISODE #1)

By Wares December 08, 2015 Retailing

Snapshots - the lighter side of the industry (Episode #1)

2015’s Industry Hall of Fame inductee was Nik Papa (below), who shaped Harvey Norman in its formative years over here. “Traveller, raconteur, boss and friend – and all round great wog” – Nigel Little (see above on the night) fondly remembered Nik’s self-improvement speeches and English lessons. The original plan was to reproduce some of our Inductee’s speech here, edited for the sake of good taste and discretion, but there was nothing printable – save for a heartfelt “thank you”…

“Team Nespresso +1” took to the water in the Great Blake Race on a blustery day in November. The team scored 2nd place in the charity event on the Waitemata Harbour organised by the Sir Peter Blake Trust (www.sirpeterblaketrust.org) and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, thanks, we hear, to a secret weapon that had been smuggled aboard (see below)...

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