For the last couple of years, the retail world has been tantalized by rumours of completely automated stores being developed, tested and trialled overseas. Now, these walk-in vending machines have become a credible reality with the launch of the first Amazon Go store in Seattle
It’s 2018, and we’re still having a global debate about single-use, disposable items such as coffee cups, plastic straws, cheap wooden chopsticks, and more. Here in the Land of the Long White Cloud, the issue of what to do with disposable coffee cups – and
Footwear chain Banks Group’s business sold to a group of investors led by the former owner’s son for 2.3 million in November. Now, the finalised sale means the group are able to pay off outstanding loans against the business.
The days of opening a cash drawer to record a sale and doing the bookkeeping in a literal book are long behind us. Caitlin Salter examines how retailers are recording more information about customers than ever before, and how they're using that data to help
Coffee-pod retailer Nespresso has opened a new concept store in the Auckland suburb of Albany which aims for an immersive shopping experience. The boutique, which opened in December 2017, boasts an experiential design and virtual queuing system.
As part of a recent feature series on Amazon's Australian launch, our panel of retail experts - Massey University’s Professor Jonathan Elms; Sell Global’s Hamish Conway and Retail X’s Juanita Neville-Te Rito – each offered detailed advice on how retailers should adapt their offering