The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane, discusses how retail centres' popularity can change rapidly over the course of time, and the reasons for it.
New Zealand retailer K&K is championing women of all shapes and sizes in its latest campaign by using un-retouched, recognisable Kiwi bloggers. Customers are also being encouraged to share photos of themselves and use the hashtag #KandKrealwomen.
During his two years as chief executive of Retail NZ, Mark Johnston instituted an enormous amount of change. Now, he feels those changes are mostly complete, and he’s moving on to a role as director of international business at Weltec / Whitireia New Zealand. We asked him for the lowdown.
US recycling company TerraCycle and plastic packaging company Glad are teaming up to help consumers litter less after lunch. The two companies have created the Glad Food Storage Brigade, a free programme which recycles and upcyclesplastic food storage items.
Dick Smith continues to dig itself into a very deep hole, with thousands of staff possibly being underpaid and investigations underway. Meanwhile, customers are still seething at the prospect of vouchers and lay-bys not being honoured. We recap the latest in this unfolding saga.
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Kiwi company Trust Codes is helping New Zealand and Australian brands protect their reputation from product counterfeits and recalls by placing a serialized QR code on product packaging, which allows consumers to verify the authenticity of what they're buying.