Monday, June 27, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor Graphics winds up

Although they were a competitor to a small extent, it is a little sad to see the demise of Paraparaumu-based Elizabeth Taylor Graphics last week with the loss of 12 jobs.  According to the local newspaper, it had been "a miserable three years for the business".  This is the case for the local publishing industry generally and since Bill English's ill-considered hike in GST last year which has seen food prices rise by 20%, it has got worse, as people spend less on "non-essentials".  The announcement on their website

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