At WGSN’s latest Auckland trend summit, head of market intelligence Lorna Hall declared that 2016 is “the year of consumer-lead communication.” She says that as technology and customers mature, the retail industry is responding to that convergence with creative marketing strategies which include ‘chat-vertising’, advanced
Global luxury brands are moving away from mainstream accessibility in search of an exclusive customer experience, says trend forecaster WGSN. The firm runs two big “trend summit” sessions each year, travelling around the world to share insights.
Auckland menswear retailer Nicholas Jermyn has been placed into voluntary administration. The shirting specialist has been open for 10 years, and held 10 retail stores in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch before it ran into financial trouble.
The owner-operator of New World Victoria Park, Jason Witehira, has been announced as winner of the 2016 Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award. Witehira began his career in the produce department at New World Edmond Rd, Rotorua, at the age of 16 before working his way
Auckland is undoubtedly New Zealand's centre of commerce, but outside the super city, retail sales are spread more evenly. In an infographic, we map the money spent on retail by geographic location.
As with many consumers, The Register and NZRetail editor Sarah Dunn's working hours mean she is largely unable to shop during the week. She argues in favour of lifting Easter trading restrictions.
A pair of Auckland women recently made international headlines after launching a start-up of such simple genius it’s amazing nobody had thought of it before: Morning After Maids. For a fee, the duo provide the lazy and hungover with after-party cleaning services, a cooked breakfast
Online newsletters and branded magazines have had their turn in the limelight recently, but the faithful catalogue still does a lot of heavy lifting for many of New Zealand’s most successful retailers. For 24 years, outstanding catalogues have been honoured for their role in retail