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Renaissance shares drop 33% following $3m loss
Things go from bad to worse for the embattled retailer and educational institute.
27 Jun 13
Renaissance Director and Acting CEO resigns
The troubled companies Acting Chief Executive has resigned for personal reasons.
31 May 13
Disastrous financial results for Renaissance
Renaissance Corporation has today announced a surprise financial result for the six months until 31st March 2013.
21 May 13
Renaissance reveals takeover talks
Directors involved in a number of discussions which could change the size and shape of the company, possibly even "dramatically."
28 Mar 13
Renaissance board bickers ahead of AGM
Company letter to shareholders regarding the re-election of directors lands on Techday's desk, and it requires "prompt attention."
25 Mar 13
Renaissance appoints new CFO
Company board members announce the hiring of Donovan Smith as new chief financial officer.
30 Jan 13
Renaissance rising up through the ashes
Company looking forward to a "new normal" following a "ghastly" year in 2012.
23 Jan 13
Exeed’s sweet music
From a six year stint as a choir boy to managing director of New Zealand’s second largest distributor, Justin Tye talks to Heather Wright about growing businesses, hiring well and music.
08 Jan 13
Who you should know: Rhys Taylor - Aerohive
We introduce Rhys Taylor in his new role with wireless access point hardware manufacturer, Aerohive. This is the first in our series in who to know.
10 Dec 12
IDC Australia appoints new ANZ analyst
"Now more than ever there is a need for evidence based research and analysis to cut through the hype."
30 Nov 12
Govt debates online bullying agency
Justice Minister Judith Collins believes New Zealand should move with the tech times in response to bullying online.
28 Nov 12
Renaissance tackles takeover bids with strategic adviser
Company hires Grant Samuel & Associates for a strategic review, saying its weak share price leaves the firm vulnerable to a takeover.
27 Nov 12
Renaissance documents year of upheaval
Distribution company charts change during 2012 with official report.
23 Nov 12
Preview: Assassin’s Creed III
Three years ago Ubisoft flew me over to their Sydney offices to have an early go on Assassin’s Creed II with the game’s creative director Patrice Désilets.
05 Oct 12
A channel guide to selling printers - Part 2
For a market long predicted to be doomed, printing is looking remarkably good – Heather Wright takes a second look at the new(er) face of printing in a four-part feature.
03 Oct 12
Renaissance drops Exeed legal actions
Renaissance has settled legal action it had begun against Exeed and withdrawn all proceedings.
17 Sep 12
Kordia’s return to profit beats company forecast
Shift from broadcast to broadband helps communications company post profit increase beating forecast figures in the process.
29 Aug 12
Renaissance takes legal action against Exeed
Former IT distributor instructs solicitors to commence legal proceedings against Exeed with accusations of withheld funds following their distribution sale.
29 Aug 12
Former Renaissance boss joins Kordia
A day after resigning as acting CEO of struggling Renaissance, Shaun Rendell has joined Kordia as its CFO.
20 Aug 12
Renaissance’s new CEO resigns
A month after officially losing their Apple distribution contract, Shaun Rendell has resigned from his role as Renaissance CEO.
16 Aug 12
$800k still unsettled in Renaissance sale
Purchase of distribution business by Exeed is completed, but not without some remaining questions.
19 Jul 12
In three months - everything has changed at Renaissance
It’s been a good few months for the folks at Auckland based technology distributor, retailer and trainer Renaissance.
10 Jul 12
Has eXeed paid too much for Renaissance distribution?
A number of factors come into play when valuing a business. Explains an independent report arranged by Renaissance from well known accounting firm Kordia Mentha to value it's distribution business.
10 Jul 12
Exeed aims to tie up Renaissance
<strong>The proposed sale of Renaissance’s IT distribution division will give Exeed the scale to become the second-largest player in the New Zealand distribution scene.
01 Jul 12