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The April/May issue of NZ Retail magazine is headed to subscribers

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  • April 19, 2018
  • The Register team
The April/May issue of NZ Retail magazine is headed to subscribers

Our newest edition of The Register’s print magazine, NZ Retail, is on its way to a letterbox near you. In it, we explore the highly specialised world of airport retail; explain how retailers can roll with upcoming changes to employment law; take you to not one but two US trade fairs with the International Home + Housewares Show and Shoptalk; trace the ecosystem behind stock units; and take a totally mature and non-salacious look at the hard growth behind adult toy retail.

Cover story: Plane simple

Forget shopping centres, with their built-in foot traffic – airports are the ultimate in captive audiences. In our cover feature, Courtney Devereux assesses the rapidly-changing environment of Auckland Airport, considers the role of New Zealand’s booming tourist trade in airport retail, and examines the challenges and rewards of airport retail.

Staff rotation

The new Labour-led Government has begun implementing significant changes to employment legislation, and there’s more on the way. Rachel Helyer Donaldson examines what’s on the way for retailers and their staff.

International Home + Housewares Show and Shoptalk

Sarah Dunn and Juanita Neville-Te Rito report back from not one but two of retail’s most exciting US trade shows and conferences in the April/May issue of NZ Retail.

Shelf life

There’s a whole ecosystem behind every item on a retailer’s shelf. Jai Breitnauer talks to a selection of people involved in stocking Kiwi stores.

The naughty corner

The rise and rise of ecommerce has affected some retailers more than others. Courtney Devereux considers how adult toy stores have adapted to the digital age.

Subscriptions to NZ Retail magazine are a member benefit offered by Retail NZ. They can also be purchased independently here.

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Debunking diversity myths surrounding hiring practises

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  • May 24, 2018
  • Rose Lu
Debunking diversity myths surrounding hiring practises

Flick Electric software engineer Rose Lu has often been the sole woman or sole non-white person in the room in her career, and recently assisted with Flick's hiring process for new engineers. Here, she shares some key learnings on how to hire for diversity – and how to get around the obstacles that often pop up.

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Retail NZ calls for national rules around Easter trading

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  • May 22, 2018
Retail NZ calls for national rules around Easter trading

A recent report carried out by Retail NZ has shown that council changes surrounding Easter trading was well received by both shoppers and workers. The report shows a strong lean towards councils opting to allow retailers to open or not during the holiday.

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An ongoing ability to connect with customers on a social level has been hailed as one of the reasons for Kiwi Property’s impressive financial growth for the last year. The report shows a record $1.8 billion in retail sales across the portfolio.

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