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Once used as a way to keep children busy, colouring books are now experiencing demand from a different demographic – adults. They are some of the bestselling items in Kiwi stores, and five of Amazon’s top 10 books in June were adult colouring books. We

Apparently, bad things happen in threes. Iconic New Zealand women’s clothing retailer Jean Jones joined high-end womenswear chain Identity and midmarket chain Shanton Fashions in financial strife when it was put into liquidation by shareholder vote on July 31.

This quirky, clock themed display was spotted at Parker & Co Eyewear in Newmarket. 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 of the store to sarah.dunn@tangiblemedia.co.nz

March quarter retail activity was extremely strong, with a rise in real retail sales of 2.7 percent beating market forecasts. Columnist Felix Delbruck, a senior economist at Westpac, said at the time that this was the biggest quarterly lift since the data series begin in