Account Director at retail specialist agency Hotfoot, fiona Kerr, puts her body on the line to bring insights of tasty proportions into the world of dessert retail. Who's doing it best in New Zealand? It's a tough job, we know, but someone's got to do
At the Spring Gift Fair today in Auckland, keynote speaker Nicolle Aston from Furore visual merchandising solutions helped retailers tap into their creativity to make their stores accessible and appealing. Visual merchandising is about drama, theatre and magic, she says.
Fishpond, a website that claims to be New Zealand’s biggest online store, has been fined $50,000 for selling products that don’t comply with New Zealand regulations. The site sells books, toys, homeware, and sports beauty products mainly sourced from overseas.
If you’re a jafa, you may have noticed while commuting to and from the west that rush hour traffic is particularly bad, even for Auckland. It turns out the disruption is for a good cause, as what’s been described as New Zealand’s largest urban renewal
This suitably wintery display was spotted at Angela Daniel jewellery store. The polar bear wearing sunglasses is our favourite bit. If you've got or seen a great store display, why not show it off on The Register? Just email a picture and a short explanation
Though the change to Easter trading laws has been touted by a win by most, the country’s biggest secondhand car retailer disagrees. 2 Cheap Cars says the Government passing the buck onto local councils will result in more delays and indecision, rather than helping businesses.
Australian electronics retailer Dick Smith has posted an annual net profit that’s down by 71 percent in New Zealand and solid in Australia, while Woolworths owner Progressive Enterprises has seen the opposite effect. Its New Zealand brands Countdown and Fresh Choice are performing well while
Trade Me has continued to show it has a huge presence in the online market, with revenue up 11 percent from the year previous to $199.7 million. It also is buying up services around it and expanding outwards, ensuring it has total market domination.
The Commerce Commission has spoken out against mobile traders or ‘truck shops’, which it says targets vulnerable consumers with high prices and confusing contracts. All but one of the 32 mobile traders involved in the commission’s year-long investigation have been found to fall short of
Don’t consider yourself particularly fashionable or are starved for time, shopping wise? Don’t fret. There’s a new personal styling service in town that hopes to change that. Otto + Reid is an online subscription service for clothing which will launch shortly with exclusively Kiwi brands