Every Bastard Says No: The 42 Below Story
The Inside Story On How a New Zealand Brand Achieved World Domination.
Initially brewed by Wellington advertising man Geoff Ross in his garage, everythingabout this vodka was audacious, from the very notion of making high-end vodkaDownunder to its irreverent ad campaigns and the fact that it would go on to beat theworld's great vodka brands in international competitions. But the most remarkable thingabout 42 Below was the way it won the respect and support of the world's leadingbartenders and eventually attracted the attention of liquor giant Bacardi, which paidmillions to buy the brand four years ago.Every Bastard Says No is the rollicking tale of how Geoff Ross, his wife Justine, andtheir business partners and loyal staff risked all and worked their butts off to do whatNew Zealanders so dream of doing but so rarely manage: build a brand that makes theworld sit up and take notice. It's an inspirational business story that will appeal toentrepreneurs, business students, creatives, and everyone who loves a brave - andultimately successful - Kiwi start-up.'This book will bamboozle those who look for neat classifications. Is it a business book?A biography? Or a beverage bible? I don't know - and it doesn't matter. It works. It'sbrilliant! Like 42 Below.' Mark Weldon, CEO New Zealand Stock Exchange
$49.99 RRPISBN: 9781869795306Published: 15/09/2011Imprint: Random House NZExtent: 396 pages