Social media has made it easy for a SME business to give consumers an impression of scale and depth, while increasingly, multi-nationals have borrowed marketing and design tricks from the indies to make their outlets resemble stand-alone retailers. Sarah Dunn wonders if customers are convinced.
The first stage of Scentre Group’s $790 million redevelopment of Westfield Newmarket could open as soon as July. Scentre has said it will open in multiple stages from the second half of this year, and construction will be complete by Christmas.
Since hemp seeds’ legalisation for growing, manufacture and sale in November 2018, supermarkets have quickly pivoted to include hemp products such as protein powder in their health food and specialty sections, but the trendy ingredient has already found its way into mainstream product categories.
The Naturally Good Expo, held over June 2 – 3 in Sydney, will bring retailers, brands and practitioners together to learn about all things healthy, organic and natural. Among the topics discussed by industry leaders at the expo is the recent legalisation of hemp –
In the wake of the attack on Christchurch’s Muslim community on March 15, strong calls for changes to New Zealand’s gun last have been made. Trade Me was the first retailer to act, halting the sale of all semi-automatic weapons on its platform, and it
In the wake of an appalling attack, public sentiment around guns sales has changed. NZ Retail and The Register editor and associate publisher Sarah Dunn considers how gun retailers can work with the community in this new environment.
In an industry still largely dominated by men, Australian ecommerce wine retailer Vinomofo is trying to make a difference by deliberately stocking plenty of wines made by female winemakers. Charlotte Cels, Vinomofo’s head of business development and buyer, shares how this has benefited the business.
Three weeks ago, New Zealand’s largest listed retailer announced it had gone carbon neutral, but at the same time, it was being criticised for stocking ultra-low-cost camping gear which consumers had abandoned at a music festival. We asked The Warehouse Group’s chief sustainability office David