Baby products chain Baby City has had nine charges laid against it under the Fair Trading Act by the Commerce Commission over potentially unsafe cots. If it is found to be guilty of breaching the Act, it can be fined up to $600,000 for each
Waiheke Island’s Countdown supermarket is going green and plans to ditch all single-use plastic bags from its stores from May 23. The initiative was lobbied for by a group called BYO Bag Waiheke, which encourages shop owners on the island to look for alternatives to
The sugar tax debate has been a subject of nationwide discussion this week. The executive chairman of property, design and research specialist agency RCG, Paul Keane discusses the effect of a sugar tax on commercial businesses, and the sale of two key retail properties.
The Health Promotion Agency has launched a new campaign for the health star rating system, featuring a couple of loveable animated cereal boxes having a bit of an existential crisis about their health content.
The New Zealand Government and Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba have signed an agreement to boost the online profile of Kiwi retailers and wholesalers in China. The trade deal will help the businesses by promoting them through Alibaba’s ecommerce sites.
Those of you juggling a retail career with parenting are likely to be well aware of ‘Shopkins’, but for the rest of us, the existence of collectible anthropomorphic stock units may come as a surprise. The Australian-made toys are based on grocery and department store
When the conversation turns to loyalty programmes, sooner or later, Starbucks comes up. However, recent changes to the coffee giant's loyalty programme may have undermined its popularity. Ben Goodale, managing director of ad agency justONE, looks into the issue.
This eye-catching compass display was spotted at Barkers in Westfield Newmarket. It's a great example of how props can lift a window display from ordinary to exciting. If you've got or seen a great store or mall display, why not show it off on The
Can you imagine being a woman who can only find mens shoes in her size? That was the reality for Staavias founder Gustavia Liu who would regularly wear jandals to work due to the gap in the market for women with size 10 feet and
Clothing company Kilt relies on the provenance of its New Zealand made items in its branding. In support of this point of difference, it has used its channels to promote other New Zealand made companies throughout the month of March. The ‘NZ Made March’ campaign