Every year is a year of change in retail, but this year it’s especially so. Retail expert Juanita Neville-te Rito shares what she learned from the National Retail Federation's 'Big Show' retail conference in New York this year.
As a health and wellness movement grows worldwide, athletic apparel retailer Lululemon has found its sweet spot in the market. Deputy editor Elly Strang hung out at Lululemon’s event activation for the day and found out how it’s tapping into key retail trends, like the
Shortly after heritage Wellington menswear store Vance Vivian underwent a refurbishment, it took the opportunity to open an exclusive concept store by Italian outfitter Canali inside. Hamish Vance, director and co-owner of Vance Vivian, and manager Conon Ford teamed up to answer our questions about
Many shoppers have taken offense to an email sent out to Farmers’ database with the subject line, “Your Mum sent us her wish list”. The email was advertising gifts for Mother’s Day and a 30 percent off sale, but the message has gone awry with
Here’s a genius idea for a toy: Lego-style bricks designed to increase literacy in sight-impaired kids. The Braille Bricks feature raised studs à la Lego bricks, but with a twist: Those trademark bumps are arranged in patterns that conform to the braille alphabet (which uses
Listed shopping centre owner Kiwi Property has appointed Ian Passau as its general manager development, while Trade Me has a new chief financial officer, Caroline Rawlinson. Both executives will start in their new roles during August.
There are reports that Christchurch International Airport Limited is hiking up the fees it charges for using its duty and tax free collection point. Retail NZ's general manager of public affairs Greg Harford discusses why retailers are shocked at this and what can be done
As part of our series on retailing in Heartland New Zealand, the Little Red Bookshop in Hastings owner Siobhan Mccormack discusses retailing as an independent bookshop in a provincial town and the highs and lows that come with it.
Dick Smith’s relaunched website has appeared a month earlier than expected, boasting prices far below the recommended retail price. Its owner, Kogan.com, is slashing prices and entice customers with a discount-driven model. But will consumers take to it after so much damage has been done?
Do you love indulging in a bucket of the dirty bird, but hate the regret and endless grease to mop up afterwards? No need to worry. KFC Hong Kong has created an edible, wearable nail polish, which comes in its two trademark flavours: Original and