Discussing :: Interview: Dave Hargreaves

Ten years ago Dave Hargreaves moved his wife and two kids to New Zealand after being headhunted by Woolworths from a senior retail manager position at UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. Fast-forward seven years, and Dave, whose first job was a paperboy in Liverpool, is CEO of Kiwi liquor chain Liquorland. Fresh from its 2008 sale from DB Breweries, Dave is taking the company back to basics, through a re-brand, and learning to work with the many franchisees of Liquorland stores – and seeing how business decisions directly impact people’s livelihoods.  What does an average day in your life involve? I live in Hamilton and commute... read full article


Interview: Dave Hargreaves

What an interesting guy, I feel like running a liquor store now. If I did I would have a naughty secretary that fed me sushi with her toes. I can't find the "emoticon" that shows that I'm yawning, can anyone help?

I wonder if the photographer asked him to pose like that, "yeah thats good mate, just act normal"


Being a student from Dunedin, I can say Dave would be seen as somewhat of a saviour down here. Would love to see how much revenue the otago uni students plug into Liquorland...


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