The quarter to June 30th has been a disappointing one for the 51 percent of retailers, according to Retail NZ’s latest Retail Radar Report. More than half of the respondents failed to meet their sales targets, citing aggressive competition and constant discounting; competition from foreign websites; and consumer uncertainty caused by the upcoming election.
In an open letter published today, Eat My Lunch has called on members of Parliament to sign up for the service in a bid to help hungry kids around the country.
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RCG's Paul Keane considers the wider ramifications of a broad consumer shift from petrol or diesel vehicles to electric cars.
Australian wine company Vinomofo differentiates itself in the crowded liquor sales market by taking a members-only approach to wine sales online. Co-founder and chief executive Justin Dry met with The Register on a recent trip to New Zealand as the company seeks to strengthen connections with its 20,000 Kiwi “mofos” in preparation for a bigger push into our market.
A Wellington hair salon is taking the ecommerce market by storm. We spoke to owner of Sable, Anthea Digby-Smith, about how she manages the rapid growth of her online store as well as running a full time business.
There’s a slim but vital difference between making your business conveniently accessible for customers as they go about their busy lives, and inserting your business between a customer and her routine. The Register editor Sarah Dunn considers the relationship between accessibility and intrusion.
Three-year-old electricity retailer Flick Electric Co. has been honoured at the Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards with the Retailer of the Year award. We chatted with its chief executive about Steve O’Connor about what it’s like being a newcomer in the highly competitive electricity market.