When it comes to expert service, Mitre 10 hardware stores are a popular choice for Kiwis, and one important way the DIY brand builds customer loyalty is giving staff the know-how and can-do skills they need to impress people and keep them coming back.
Cultural attitudes towards material goods seem to have undergone a shift. The 20th century saw mass consumerism explode as people sought to define their status or happiness via their belongings, but today’s shoppers are chasing different signifiers. Elly Strang finds out what retailers can do
Flight Centre NZ has promoted its new managing director from within the company, while Working Style is welcoming back an old friend following the departure of its creative director.
D.Vice is a nationwide chain of successful Kiwi-created women-friendly, pornography-free sex toy stores, with the company recently scoring an accolade at Retail NZ's Top Shop Awards. The company runs into many challenges in its line of work, such as not being able to advertise on
Christchurch-based retailer Smiths City has entered an agreement to buy Furniture City for $5.85 million. The purchase gives Smiths City an opportunity to expand its business further north and take on the Auckland market.
The new year is in full swing, and with 2016 comes developments in technology which will change the way we conduct and manage training. We’ve put together the top three training trends to watch in 2016. It’s no surprises that each of these is driven
This year is going to be a big one for tech stores and fans, with three virtual reality headsets slated for a retail launch. The much-awaited Oculus Rift, Sony PlayStation VR and HTC Vive headsets are all going to be available to consumers this year
One of the most costly problems for retailers may be set to decrease if a Kiwi crime software company has anything to do with it. Yesterday, Auror signed a partnership with the New Zealand police that will see its technology being used to solve retail