Now, more than ever, the internet is part of every day life for New Zealanders. For retailers this represents an ever-growing challenge (or opportunity) for engagement in a bricks and mortar or omnichannel environment.
With Easter fast approaching, its trading laws are a talking point once again. Tourism New Zealand has backed Retail NZ’s stance and is calling for a national approach to the laws. This follows the bill introduced by the Government last year that puts local councils
Technology developments have reshaped the world as we know it, making many products extinct, like floppy disks and the Sony Walkman. But many old-school items have survived the test of time against incredible odds. We count down five things that should really have died off
In the battle of the brands for best Christmas ad, the consumers have spoken and Briscoes has come out victorious. The emotive ad featured the infamous spokesperson, Tammy, alongside family members celebrating the big day.
Anyone who's familiar with a Lush product knows they are colourful, sparkly creations that you can smell from a good 50 metres away. But one customer learnt the hard way it's important to use the products correctly after her skin was stained bright pink for
Following on from our story about consumers preferring experiences over things, Australia’s online “experience” retailer RedBalloon has announced it’s ramping up its New Zealand operations. It’s also looking for companies to join it.
Four US retailers are facing US$1.3 million in penalties after being found guilty of misleadingly labelling items of clothing as being made from bamboo. Consumer NZ says the cases should act as a warning to retailers in New Zealand.
Much like international retail stores, movies and our internet speeds, New Zealand hasn’t yet caught up to the rest of the world with Google Shopping. However, many believe its arrival is only a matter of time – and the effect of its ‘buy now’ button
Woolworths Food Group has announced that Dave Chambers will return to New Zealand to resume his former role as managing director of Progressive Enterprises. He departed the position to become director of Woolworths supermarkets in Australia less than a year ago.
At the Kiwicon security conference last year, two researchers demonstrated how members of the public can create barcodes which mimic those developed by Countdown for Z Energy fuel stations, giving them access to fuel discounts of up to 40 percent. We asked the researchers, who’ve