Beanbags are cool. Beanbags that float in your pool? Even cooler - at least if you ask Tauranga-based SoFloat.
Whether the aim is to create an electrifying atmosphere, or whether it’s to bring in a younger crowd, DJ sets in retail shops are trending as in-store experiences. A range of global brands are leading the way with this practice, such as Gap, Chanel,
This has undoubtedly been a year of international retail, with H&M, Zara and David Jones setting up shop across the country. Manager of the Frontline Retail agency in Auckland, Mandy Jacobson, and owner of the Wellington and South Island agency, Kiri Henare, discuss the impact
The launch of H&M and Zara at Kiwi Property’s Sylvia Park shopping centre were two of the most-anticipated retail events of 2016. We asked Kiwi Property chief executive Chris Gudgeon about what these mega-stores mean for retail - and what’s coming next.
The manuka tree is a scraggly scrub, which up until the 1990s was seen as a noxious weed in New Zealand. But manuka honey, made from bees feeding on its flowers, is now in such high demand that stores are increasing security to fight shoppers with
The results are in for consumer expenditure over the Christmas period in New Zealand and many of the predictions made proved accurate. Consumer spending was up on 2015, and retailers reaped the benefits.
Andrea Moore is a Kiwi fashion designer with seven stores nationwide and more than a decade’s experience in retail. Most recently, she released a secondary clothing range called I AM through Farmers’ stores and collaborated with world-famous crystal brand Swarovski.rn Where did the idea come from
The saying “what goes around comes around” may be intended to describe karma but it also works perfectly to describe the cycle of consumers and fashion. We took a look at some formerly-unfashionable items which seem to be making a comeback.