Westpac's senior economist, Satish Ranchhod, talks about how consumer spending is set to continue growing at a firm pace over the coming year.
More than a century ago, railways were critical to the development of New Zealand as a nation and were a key part of our national infrastructure. Communities clamoured for rail connections, and the railways were the way that we shifted our goods to market.
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Amazon is causing widespread concern, but RCG's Paul Keane suggests that for shopping centres, there are bigger problems developing.
From problem solving to unconventional practice, Judit Maireder shares four things that make a social enterprise successful.
The next generation of shoppers behaves differently, and retailers must adapt, says retail strategist and founder of Retail X, Juanita Neville-Te Rito.
Over the past year we’ve seen both households and businesses becoming increasingly confident about the economic outlook. Westpac economist Shyamal Maharaj looks at how this confidence is reinforcing expectations for firm economic activity over the coming year.
American chain Toys "R" Us has recently filled for bankruptcy, RCG's Paul Keane talks about why toy stores are a dying breed.
Hurricane Harvey swept through the US city of Houston a few weeks ago, creating widespread flooding and wreaking havoc. RCG's Paul Keane happens to be visiting, and reports that for Houston retailers, it's already back to business as usual.