Everybody loves free stuff. Accordingly, when in-home marketing company SampleCo proposed to give away big black hampers of full-sized products for free through its Black Box brand, there was a strong consumer response.
There’s been a changeover at Auckland Airport’s duty free strip. Long-standing duty free retailers DFS and JR Duty Free are jetting off to parts unknown, to be replaced by new arrivals Aelia Duty Free and The Loop Duty Free from the end of this month.
Sometimes it seems like products don’t exist to customers unless they can be home delivered in a box. Clothing giants ASOS and The Iconic are making a killing from their online-only model, while My Food Bag is storming ahead with meal ingredients kits. Shave Union
The Register team was interested to see a new crop of sales popping up for Matariki late last month. We asked two companies marking the Maori New Year with discounts about their motivations.
Readers, writers and those who keep them in books celebrated this week as the bookseller and publisher of the year were crowned at the Book Trade Industry Awards in Auckland on Sunday.
Company chair Falcon Clouston has announced that Kirkcaldies’ temporary chief executive will relinquish his position from the end of this month. Shewell is the company’s former managing director, and was appointed acting CEO in March this year after John Milford moved on to a role
At the Newmarket Business Excellence Awards on Friday, Moa Brewing Company chief executive and chairman of Trilogy International Geoff Ross told retailers that talent is important, but so is their ability to sell. He feels some New Zealanders are "a little bit shy" when it
A Mini dealership has driven away with the 2015 ANZ Newmarket supreme award. Mini Garage Auckland sales manager Jonny Highton says he felt the award was down to his 14-strong team’s different approach to car retail. “We’re a bit of a crossover between a normal