New Zealand menswear company Meccano was founded in Hamilton during 1993, but in its 25th year, the retailer has been placed into voluntary administration.
As part of Idealog's 'Can we fix it?' month of climate-change content, Ecostore co-founder Malcolm Rands explains why sustainability is now crucial to our planet, our wellbeing, and the economy, as well as sharing some actions businesses can take to move towards this.
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Spanish-owned fast fashion giant Zara sent waves through New Zealand retail when its first Kiwi store opened at Auckland's Sylvia Park shopping centre in October 2016. Now, it's about to introduce online shopping to its New Zealand offering.
Avon is one of those retailers that needs no introduction. Even if nobody in your family sold Avon products when you were growing up, it's virtually certain that somebody you knew did. However, that's about to change - Avon is pulling out of New Zealand and Australia.
Retailers had a tough year in 2017, and 2018 is shaping up to be just as full of change and excitement. At The Register's first event, held at Citta Design in Newmarket and sponsored by Latitude Financial, The Register editor Sarah Dunn and Retail X's Juanita Neville-Te Rito considered Amazon, the future of payments and other factors likely to shape the next 12 months.
New Zealand-made e-bike company Ubco has moved from off-roading bikes to dual purpose bikes, launching its new 2x2 model worldwide. The main difference? The bike can be used for both work and play and is certified to be used on-road, meaning anyone with a regular learner’s license can use one to get from A to B.
'It's about health, eco, wellness and sustainability': Ecostore on its unique position in the market
Following the launch of Ecostore's first brand campaign last year, we sit down with director of marketing Jemma Whiten to discuss it's latest campaign strategies, how it's tracking in local and offshore markets and how its unique proposition has it positioned in the face of new competition.
Shop Slow is a pop-up store coming to Ponsonby which exhibits local and emerging designers. We spoke to hand crafted jewellry label, Julia Marin, about its involvement with the new exhibition and how collaborations help to grow its individual message.
Andy Cunningham is known best for her role helping to launch the Apple Macintosh, where she worked closely with Steve Jobs. Since those heady days, she has played a key role in the launch of a number of new categories, including video games, personal computers, desktop publishing, digital imaging, RISC microprocessors, software as a service, very light jets and clean tech investing. During a recent visit to New Zealand, she sat down with Mark Godenho to discuss branding, bro-culture and her new book.