In 2014 a survey was released that said 44 percent of people were more likely to remember a business with a 'punny' name. We looked into the best businesses this year that are getting in on the pun.
When the Juicero first came to our notice a year ago, we were skeptical. A US$699 juicer that only juices proprietary fruits and vegetables from a plastic bag, and won’t work without wifi? Who could possibly want that? Well, it gets better.
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Just when you thought you had gotten used to, or at least predicted the latest fashion trend, World has partnered with Doritos to bring a new flavor to the runway.
Late of September last year Sears Holdings announced its plans to possibly close 204 US Kmart stores. The same time last year Wesfarmers Kmart in Australia boosted earnings by 16.3 percent. So why are two similar stores facing two very different financial outcomes?
Auckland-based organic coffee roaster and café Kokako has celebrated its 16th birthday by issuing itself a cheeky facsimile of the traditional Kiwi rite of passage – a learner drivers’ license. The licence features its date of birth, the address of its Grey Lynn café, and the company’s name. We’re pleased to see it’s an organ donor.
According to some guy, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. And in a world filled with too much technology, there is a growing desire among some to simplify, switch off and maintain mindfulness.
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.