Retail spending cools as consumer uncertainty is blamed for the flat lining of profit for September.
Foodstuffs initially saw a positive response to its online BagVote campaign, which asked consumers whether its New World supermarkets should introduce a charge on single-use plastic bags. However, things quickly went sour when Progressive one-upped it by announcing it will phase these out from its
Vodafone consumer director Matt Williams believes we are on the cusp of a great technological shift. And as the world changes, Vodafone intends to evolve with it.
Nine-store womenswear retailer Kimberlys has a long history in New Zealand town centres as a stockist of local labels and later, knitwear manufacturing, but it’s been placed into receivership this month. The stores will continue to trade while the receivers work to assess Kimberlys’ options.
Amazon is causing widespread concern, but RCG's Paul Keane suggests that for shopping centres, there are bigger problems developing.