Kiwi menswear retailer Barkers has taken a cue from overseas retailers like Bonobos and opened a physical ‘guide shop’ location where shoppers can experience their products before ordering online. The outlet, Good Company, also offers food and beverage opportunities, plus grooming.
Shine on: Introducing the Top Shop winners
Even the most extravagant window display had nothing on the glittering splendour of Retail NZ’s 30th Top Shop awards. A wide range of industry participants, ...
The winners of the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards, powered by Massey University, were unveiled on Thursday evening at a gala dinner for 380 guests at Auckland's Sky City.
In the wake of a court case that saw dollar store retailer The 123 Mart fined $337,000, resulting ultimately in its liquidation, the Commerce Commission wants to remind retailers that they have a responsibility to make sure the products they sell comply with all relevant safety and consumer information standards.
The Warehouse has launched its latest policy, Suicide: Supporting those at Risk, in a further effort to help support employees struggling with mental health.
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A raft of new high street retailers are opening at Queensgate Shopping Centre in Lower Hutt, Wellington. Among the most-anticipated of the centre’s upcoming openings are H&M and Mecca Maxima, but there’s plenty of others in addition.
Australian automotive parts company Bapcor has signed sale agreements for its New Zealand Footwear division, comprising Kiwi footwear chains Hannahs and Number One Shoes. The sale comes less than a year after Bapcor acquired the chains’ former owner, Hellaby Holdings, for $352 million.
Retail spending cools as consumer uncertainty is blamed for the flat lining of profit for September.
Foodstuffs initially saw a positive response to its online BagVote campaign, which asked consumers whether its New World supermarkets should introduce a charge on single-use plastic bags. However, things quickly went sour when Progressive one-upped it by announcing it will phase these out from its Countdown stores and online shopping by the end of 2018. Now, New World has fired back with a commitment to do the same.
Vodafone consumer director Matt Williams believes we are on the cusp of a great technological shift. And as the world changes, Vodafone intends to evolve with it.
Nine-store womenswear retailer Kimberlys has a long history in New Zealand town centres as a stockist of local labels and later, knitwear manufacturing, but it’s been placed into receivership this month. The stores will continue to trade while the receivers work to assess Kimberlys’ options.