You’ve seen them everywhere, and perhaps had a chuckle: bad shop signs. Whether it’s a rogue apostrophe, a series of letters that crowd closer together as the edge of the sign approaches or an unfortunate spelling error, there’s so many ways to end up with a shoddy sign that reflects poorly upon your business. So, where do all these unprofessional signs come from, and how can retailers get it right?
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In September last year Toys 'R' Us filed for bankruptcy, now one of largest toy chains has gone into administration after failing to find a buyer.
Danish company, Lego, has announced its first profit and sales drop for more than a decade. The company saw a dip of eight percent in sales due to an increase demand for more modern toys.
In Australia, the luxury market is maturing. With growth being driven by the wealthy Asian market, delivering luxury experiences is top of mind for brands. According to IBISWorld, this has pushed growth in luxury retailing to 11 percent a year over the past five years to reach $1.8 billion in 2016/17. This growth is forecast to continue at 8.2 percent a year to hit $2.7 billion in 2021/22.
Freedom Furniture New Zealand has released its latest results, and, despite operating at a loss, says it has plans for continued growth.
JB Hi-Fi reported its smallest revenue increase ever, thanks to the change in model it executed last year. Closing one store and the halt of selling whiteware saw a profit of less than 0.5 percent for first-half earnings.
Overland Footwear is the latest company to win the IBM award for New Zealand’s overall Best Workplace for 2017, this is the third time the company has received the title in the awards' 18 years.
Scentre Group’s latest Autumn campaign, ‘Whatever Your Priority, You’re Ours’, pulls at the heart strings as mothers are brought front and centre, in celebration of the newest season and Mother’s Day.
Kiwi Property has announced its latest expansion to popular centre, Sylvia Park. We talked to Kiwi Property’s manager of shopping centres, Shelly Jenkin, about the addition of the Galleria and who we can expect to fill 18,000 square-metres of retail space.