Business optimism is up slightly, costs a key concern, says 2degrees survey

Business optimism is up slightly, costs a key concern, says 2degrees survey
The panel discussion at the BusinessDesk and 2degrees event, from left Josephine Gagan, Carmen Vicelich, Andrea Scown and Mark Callander. (Image: Aiden Kerr)
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Business optimism is slightly up on last year, but costs and price pressure continue to be a key concern for business leaders.That’s according to 2degrees’ fourth annual Shaping Business study of more than 700 businesses, which was carried out during May and June this year. It looks at how business leaders are feeling and what they're predicting for the year.The study was discussed at a joint event hosted by the telco and BusinessDesk in Auckland on Thursday.2degrees’ chief business officer Andrew Fairgray said with t...

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