Barbie's once unattainable looks have been changed by Mattel to be more inclusive in the 21st century. Instead of being impossibly thin, small-waisted, busty, and long-legged, she’s now also a range of sizes: tall, petite and curvy.
Scandinavian trends have worked their way into our homewares and design industry, but can they take on the car market? Swedish car brand Volvo’s latest campaign is pushing to get more Kiwis buying its cars through a deal that lets them travel to its motherland
Earlier this month, Dick Smith shared a moving open letter to customers and suppliers across Australia and New Zealand. The letter described its time in business as “a rare privilege” and acknowledged the loss of trust that accompanied its recent fall from grace. In a
Do you find yourself watching infomercials late at night? Do you wonder how they can possibly still be a thing? Would you be surprised to hear that a company producing infomercials is one of the biggest media spenders in New Zealand? If you answered 'yes'
Auckland CBD's big red shed has been rehomed from the Downtown shopping centre store to a smaller site at the Atrium on Elliott shopping centre. This follows an “exhaustive search” by the retailer for adequate space in the CBD, where retail leases are in hot
Huckleberry Farms wants more shoppers to go au naturel with their food choices. The company, which specialises in organic food, has launched a new series of stores called Huckleberry which bring back the local corner store to the neighbourhood
Lately, innovation has become less about inventing gadgets and more about creating amazing experiences for people. If you’ve been wondering why, advances in our understanding of happiness might hold the answer. Previously Unavailable's Theo De Monchy explains why this change came about and how companies
Online shopping can take lives - shop lives, that is. The Register deputy editor Elly Strang explains why there's a disconnect between where younger people are spending their money and the consequences of it, as shown by customers being shocked by Wild Pair's closure.