Des Flynn is a senior retailer with more than 50 years in the industry. He has spent much of his career in the grocery sector, and is now executive general manager customer support at The Warehouse Group. It isn't always a smooth ride to the
Shoplifting is a problem as old as retail trade itself, but many say it has hit record proportions in 2016. We delve into the minds of shoplifters and look for solutions retailers can use to both prevent theft and deal with the aftermath of theft
Briscoes' 'Xmas' ad took out the top spot in Colmar Brunton's overall Ad Impact award winners from 2015, successfully wooing audiences last year. Celebrating wins alongside the retailer are Vodafone and Dulux, which each nabbed a golden fist for the 'most enjoyable' and 'most persuasive'
There has been a lot of talk about how the economies of provincial New Zealand are performing, with most of it centred on the doom and gloom of dairying. Infometrics senior economist Benje Patterson shares the latest results from Infometrics' Quarterly Economic Monitor and notes
Humans are highly visual creatures, with eighty percent of the sensory information the brain receives coming from our eyes. This means if you want to gain and keep people’s attention, you need to show them something visually attractive and stimulating. Vend retail expert Francesca Nicasio
esearch exploring the effect increased density in Auckland will have on the retail sector has been released by property, design and research agency RCG. Good news for those with store in the city of sails: Retail sales are going to grow significantly, by about $130
Those with a passing interest in design will likely have heard of the Eames chair, but no other US furniture designer has achieved such prominence in New Zealand. Ponsonby store Mr Bigglesworthy’s new collection is about introducing Kiwis to premium US midcentury design.