Some Things We Do
Barcodes NZ (Barcodes Ltd) – selling barcodes in NZ and 8 other countries directly – with happy customers in 100+ countries. This business is owned by our charity (Better World Initiative) so all profits go towards charitable purposes.
International Barcodes (International Barcodes Ltd) – our other barcodes business – selling barcodes through licensees in non-English language countries.
Barcodes Database – an international database of barcode numbers and products
International Barcode Registry– another international database of barcode numbers and products
Trust-Verified – trust seals for websites
Some Things We Like
Care Alert emergency alarms – we looked into this a few years ago, but didn’t pursue it – great to see it on the market in NZ now.
Unicycles NZ – our first business in NZ was selling unicycles – started at the same time as the unicycle.com guys. The business was successful, and many competitors started & tried to ride the wave of interest, including The Warehouse selling cheap (junk) unicycles. The market got saturated with unicycles, including many that were poor quality … so we closed down (moved on to other things) & then the competitors closed down … and now the closest unicucle shop to NZ is in Australia. It was great while it lasted, and we loaned unicycles to about 120 schools – o there might be a small generation with some kiwi kids that learnt to unicycle.
Edugames – our second business in NZ – designing and selling educational games in NZ such as Kiwi Quiz. We no longer run this business – but the games we designed are still available (including updated versions) from Papawai Media.
Future Ideas ….
Watch this space …..