It's no easy feat opening a new store, and often the "build it and they will come" reasoning doesn't work. Vend's retail expert, Francesca Nicasio, explains how retailers who are branching out can help drive customer attention and foot traffic towards their new locations.
Since the recession, consumers' perceptions of value has changed and a 'nesting' trend has emerged in housing and homewares. Big brands like Farmers and The Warehouse are leveraging this trend, with both recently launching their own aspirational homeware ranges that look like something straight out
Fast fashion chains Zara and H&M are reported to be expanding their reach within New Zealand and are scouting for sites around Wellington and Christchurch. They will be the next major chains to join Australian-owned David Jones in the capital, which is set to open
When things go viral, such as the blue and black or white and gold dress debate, there's no rhyme or reason to it. Such is the case with the latest internet sensation: A video-turned-meme of a teen complimenting his friend's outfits by saying "Damn Daniel!"
Software company TimeTrade quizzed more than 5000 consumers about their perceptions of retail shopping and what they wanted to see in 2016.
If there was any doubt drones were just a fad, data from Trade Me proves otherwise. The remote controlled flying objects are still in hot demand, with listings for drones increasing 118 percent in January.
As far as independently owned stores go, Gore’s Carvin Streetwear is one of the best in the business. It placed second for the overall Supreme National Award at last year’s Top Shop Awards. At Retail NZ’s shop.kiwi event last week, owner Chanelle Purser shared her
As a new generation of shoppers emerges, retail real estate needs to ready itself for disruption, JLL says. This generation will be different in many ways to previous generations, and more promiscuous in their shopping habits than ever before.