Wellington’s retail market is going through a period of unprecedented demand for leasing space on and around Lambton Quay, says Colliers International. The company’s retail leasing specialist Ty Dallas says influencing factors include the return of Australian retailers as their local market recovers and the arrival of David Jones.
You may or may not have heard of iLabb – but you should remember the name, as it’s the latest New Zealand retailer to infiltrate the American market. The brand is reaching customers worldwide through its pop-up stores and brand ambassadors with huge fan followings. Its creative director and co-founder shares the story behind its success.
The Best Design Awards were held on Friday night, honouring those who've made outstanding contributions to New Zealand's design scene. Lonely Ponsonby and Barkers can bask in the success of being the retailers who snaffled two of the prestigious Purple Pin Awards.
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Factory farms do terrible things to chickens. So do chefs, but crucially, in the latter case, the chickens are dead. When the brood of former battery hens I rescued earlier this year were delivered, they looked fully oven-ready – featherless, and so low in energy they were almost totally still.