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EXCLUSIVE: Grey day for Microsoft NZ as distribution head moves on
One of Microsoft New Zealand’s best known channel faces is leaving the company, with Warwick Grey resigning.
Renaissance... Six months none the richer
Hitting the final nail into the Renaissance coffin, shareholders yesterday approved by way of Special Resolution the appointment of Andrew McKay and Justin Bosley of Corporate Finance Ltd as liquidators of the ailing company.
"A long time coming”... Renaissance finally liquidates
"Today's resolution to liquidate Renaissance has been a long time coming..."
Drip drop... Renaissance prepares to shut up shop...
Struggling Renaissance has finally called a liquidator meeting, requesting shareholders vote on the future of the embattled company.
Grim reading as Renaissance outlines bleak future plans...
Struggling Renaissance has released its interim report, outlining the company’s grim future to shareholders.
Renaissance likely to miss $1 million earn-out from Yoobee School of Design sale
Renaissance says it's unlikely to get a $1 million earn-out from the Yoobee School of Design because earnings are tracking below target.
Distie deal thrills, Orcon spills and dollar bills
Six months is a long time in the New Zealand channel market.
Channel unrest, businesses on the brink and a backlash for Booth Babes...
Six months is a long time in the New Zealand channel market...
Struggling Renaissance set to appoint liquidator
Struggling Renaissance are looking to appoint a liquidator, as revealed to shareholders today.
Renaissance capital return unlikely before June
Shareholders in Renaissance Corp, which sold its last business unit earlier this month, are unlikely to receive any payments before June in what will probably be a two-part distribution if they decide to liquidate the company.
I need a dollar dollar, a dollar is what I need...
Renaissance has completed the sale of Yoobee Retail operations to Logical Systems Limited, for the previously reported figure of $1.
Shock horror as Renaissance sells Yoobee Retail for... $1
Renaissance has agreed the sale of its Yoobee Apple computer retailing operation, for a measly $1.
Renaissance completes $14m Yoobee sale
Following months of negotiations, Renaissance has completed the $14m sale of the Yoobee School of Design with the Academic Colleges Group (ACG).
Renaissance - Where did it all go wrong...?
Following a horrendous 2012 and a crippling 2013, The Channel examines where it all went wrong for the former Apple distributor.
Renaissance sells design school, retail under discussion
Renaissance shareholders have approved the sale of all shares in Yoobee School of Design to Academic Colleges Group, with another party looking at acquiring Renaissance’s retail operations.
What got Kiwis talking in the NZ Channel market last year...
Geoff Hunt, Des Ling, Alicia Keys, a struggling Trade Me rival, the Samsung S4, the newly released Microsoft Office, a desperate Renaissance, a $80m telco sale plus more - find out what made the news during 2013 in the New Zealand channel market...
Renaissance on the rocks amid yo-yo Yoobee sale
"Ideally the board would be able to sell retail, wind Renaissance up and distribute funds to shareholders. As I write, we are still some way from achieving that goal."
Struggling Renaissance suffers $1.6m annual loss
"The Company has not experienced consecutive 'normal' trading years since 2008."
Connector Systems: Key to success? R-E-S-P-E-C-T
"Do you really think they're going to get up and deliver? You've got to give people respect and make them feel they've got control to make decisions."
Renaissance reveals changes to ACG education business deal
Renaissance and Academic Colleges Group adjust their agreement so that the transaction will be executed by way of a sale of shares rather than a sale of assets.
Renaissance sells NatCol / YooBee to ACG for $14 million
The Board of Renaissance has reached a conditional agreement with Academic Colleges Group to sell the assets and business undertaking of its Yoobee School of Design subsidiary.
Renaissance director Robert Bijl resigns
After holding a position on the board since March this year, representing the interests of the late Murray Wood, director Robert Bijl has resigned from his post.
Struggling Renaissance suffers again
Following the closure of four Yoobee retail stores in New Zealand, things go from bad to worse as Renaissance forecasts another "disappointing" financial year.
40% of Yoobee stores closed yesterday
Apple retailer is closing four stores across New Zealand, with around 15 staff set to be made redundant as a result.