This year is set to be a huge year for the retail property sector in New Zealand, with developments underway and new players entering the game. We talk to Bayleys director of commercial, retail and operations Lloyd Budd about which areas will be the most in demand for retail property - and the answer is not the one you'd expect.
The Mint Republic split from coin and bullion company NZ Mint a year ago to concentrate on its patriotic jewellery line. A year in, new owner Rachel Warren has established a successful online store and grown the company's retail side both in New Zealand and overseas. She shared some details with us.
T-shirts bearing interesting scribbles from independent designers are a dime a dozen online, but one mega US site rules this retail category – Threadless. It’s got cheap shipping, low prices, good-quality product and almost endless choice in design. Now, it’s applying its fearful might to duvet covers, shower curtains, cushions, rugs and blankets.
There’s a lot more to selling a tyre than you’d think – but back-end complexities haven’t stopped Hyper Ride and Hyper Drive owner Simon Furness from aiming to be at the forefront of multichannel retailing. In this sponsored article, First Software explains how its software is helping Furness be at the top of the multichannel game in New Zealand.
Petrol company Z Energy has been cleared by the Commerce Commission to acquire the owner of rival gas stations Caltex and Challenge. Z owns just over 200 service stations and supplies a few more independently-owned stations which bear its branding, while Chevron supplies around 150 Caltex-branded service stations.
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Staff at independent outdoor gear retailer Outfitters were astounded when a large, suspiciously chalky-looking crevasse opened up right outside their store. Owner Neil Stichbury spoke to us about this mysterious weather event.