In a ‘Special Event’ Facebook Live video, similar to an Apple announcement, McDonald's has announced a new Chocolate Shamrock shake and a game-changing straw to match.
According to statistics released by Service IQ, the retail industry has grown from 259,000 people in 2012, to nearly 300,000 people today. This huge percentage of the population is responsible for keeping our retail industry up and running, performing a multitude of tasks with tolerance and a positive attitude. Bella Pierce is a gorgeous 21 year old working in one of Auckland’s on-trend high fashion stores. We sat down with her to find out a little bit more about what it really takes to be a retail assistant.
Valentine's Day, which falls on February 14, is almost upon us. It's a day dedicated to people expressing their love and affection for another person - usually in the form of cards, flowers and other romantic gifts. Card and gift giving is a serious business, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. Whether you’re a mushy romantic or seriously cynical, there is an underlying pressure to celebrate this Hallmark holiday. For all the pessimistic non believers out there who treat this holiday like a joke, we have gathered some of the funniest and silliest Valentine’s Day cards we can find for your personal entertainment. We guarantee they will make that tacky necklace you received from your ex a few years ago seem awesome.
Cherry Ripes, black jelly beans, banana Starbursts, Turkish delight, gherkins on McDonalds burgers. What do all these things have in common? They are the most disliked popular foods available, but for some reason are still around.
A very shiny red hat with ‘MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN’ plastered on the front is selling as a collectable Christmas tree ornament on Amazon for. At US$250 it’s made of brass, but finished in 14-karat gold. It comes in an equally shiny gold box with black, velour padding.
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While the Internet has become full of people expressing their frustration over the US election, John Lewis is providing some relief with the launch of its Christmas ad '#BusterTheBoxer', which has already gone viral.
There's been a buzz on the internet over the last few days as the highly anticipated John Lewis Christmas ad appeared to have launched. However, the 86-second story about a snowman was not the work of the UK retailer, instead it was produced by a student as part of their A-Levels.
The launch of Zara was one of the most-anticipated retail events of 2016. For the launch day on October 6, it chose to showcase these futuristic garments in its main window. If you've got or seen a great store or mall display, why not show it off on The Register? Just email a picture and a short explanation of the store to firstname.lastname@example.org
Halloween is just around the corner, which means companies have begun selling their creepiest wares, get-ups and decorations. However, with this rampant roll-out of products, there's bound to be some bad decisions made. So, what are the most tasteless costumes on offer in 2016? The Register investigates.
It's a tough life for a former All Blacks captain. The much-loved ambassador of New Zealand's national game was just trying to buy his gas and a drink in peace, when an enthusiastic fan popped up with a camera and began filming in the store. The clip has since been viewed almost 200,000 times.
Some notoriously loved or hated foods may act as aphrodisiacs (oysters, anyone?) but last time we checked, we didn't think an eggplant was one of them. However, this didn't stop condom brand Durex from rolling out eggplant-flavoured protection.
Security guards, the end is nigh: Robot overlords are coming to take your jobs. A robot has been given a new job as a mall cop at a shopping centre in California, prompting passers by to take photos of it for Instagram and use the hashtag #securityrobot.
Forget gourmet snacks for humans - New Zealand has gone barking mad for human-like treats for their dogs. Moustache Milk & Cookie bar is offering limited edition, dog-friendly chocolate chip cookies in its Auckland and Wellington stores.
The makers of controversial card game, Cards Against Humanity, are back it again with the cheeky (and often offensive) behaviour. They've released a set of mean fortune cookies that can be bought online, featuring messages of a similar vein to that in the card game.