Retailers were described as the most optimistic of all SMEs in a recent Yellow survey, yet anxiety seems widespread within the industry.
Australian store FCO is shutting up shop in New Zealand after just three years, following in the footsteps of two other Aussie retailers.
National chain Hallenstein Glassons is allowing Otago Polytechnic design students the chance to create a design which will be commercially produced and sold through the Glassons chain.
Traditionally, Russian prison tattoos were used to tell stories. Crafted from ink made by mixing urine and soot, the pictures on a convicts skin told the tale of the number and sort of crimes they had committed, and how long they had spent in prison
Retail spending in New Zealand topped $20 billion for the first time in the last quarter of 2014
Little Bird cafe has an unconventional way of funding its new branch in Britomart.