Second-hand clothing store Recycle Boutique has faced controversy after dumping unwanted clothes at zero waste festival, Splore.
Auckland copped two separate freak weather events last week which saw parts of the city receive more than a month’s worth of rain in 24 hours, leading to serious flooding. Bruce Wootton, who is the director of New Lynn car accessories and motorized scooter retailer Woottons Auto Accessories, took a break from vacuuming water out of his shop to comment on the situation.
Did you know that over *60% of people access social media at least once a day in New Zealand? Using social to start a conversation with your customers makes good business sense, but if you don’t know where to start it can all be a bit daunting.
Just under a month after the closure of 13 Australian stores was announced, administrator Rodgers Reidy is to close all of the troubled labels’ 10 New Zealand outlets as well.
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Health-oriented specialty supermarkets are nothing new in New Zealand, but Auckland’s newest example of the genre represents a genuine step forward. GoodFor is a ‘wholefoods refillery’ where bulk goods flow free and plastic packaging is nowhere in sight.
Japan’s ecommerce environment is the perfect example for Kiwi retailers in the process of adapting to online, says University of Waikato digital marketing expert Dr Roy Larke. He’s also calling for the ubiquitous corner dairy to be transformed into distribution centres for online orders.
Wellingtonian yogis rejoice – ethical fashion and yoga-wear label We-Ar is soon to arrive. The store-within-a-store represents the third Kiwi outlet for the retailer, which is also well-established in Bali. We spoke with founder Jyoti Morningstar about the new store, which opens on March 16.
The Warehouse Group chief executive Nick Grayston’s transformative plans for the group include better use of data; a greater focus on omnichannel retail; and strategic use of the group’s financial services division. However, the group has delivered a “mixed” first-half result.
Loyalty New Zealand has announced the role of interim chief executive officer will be taken up by its chief customer officer Dave Mansfield.
Allbirds teamed up with the coolest little capital in the world for Allbirds And Wellington, an eight-day citywide celebration of Wellington artisans and creators focused on quality, craft, and imagination.
In recent years, the way audiences watch television has changed. MediaWorks has been on the front lines of the change, and knows how best to use it to retailers’ advantage.