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13 October 2020

 
 

Beyond traditional retail: Commercial Bay welcomes new Spark store

 
 

Commercial Bay has recently welcomed another exciting retail offering, Spark’s three-level flagship store. Designed to offer a broader retail experience, the 782sqm store will leave customers connected, educated, and inspired. Designed by Warren and Mahoney, who also designed the Commercial Bay Precinct itself, each level of the store offers customers a chance to feel, touch […]

 
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  October 13, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

End 2020 with a bang by capitalising on Black Friday sales

 
 

With eager shoppers treating it as an opportune time to grab a pre-Christmas deal, Black Friday has become one of New Zealand’s biggest in-store and online shopping events. However, after a year of unprecedented disruption, it should come as no surprise that this year’s shopping event could look different. With social distancing measures in place […]

 
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  INDUSTRY INSIGHT
 
  October 12, 2020
 
  Gordana Redzovski
 
 
 
 
 
 

Countdown makes its biggest change to Onecard programme

 
 

Countdown has recently revealed a revamp to its Onecard loyalty programme that will be easier to understand and will provide 140,000 more cardholders the opportunity to earn food reward e-vouchers. With around 1.7 million members, Onecard is one of New Zealand’s largest loyalty programmes. Previously providing one point for every whole $10 spent in one […]

 
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  October 13, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Transforming the furniture retailing experience

 
 

Hunter Furniture is the go-to store for many Kiwis looking to revamp their households. Providing some of New Zealand’s trendiest furnishings the retailer has recently transformed to ‘Hunter Home’, after examining old business models and reimagining customer experinces. According to the latest card data from StatsNZ, retail spending on furniture is booming, especially after Covid-19 […]

 
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  October 13, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 

Why are retailers investing in experiential fit-outs?

 
 

Experiential retail encourages consumers to engage with a brand, and its products, in a meaningful and unique way in a physical space. It gives shoppers the information they need to make a purchase, and ideally, spend more. It also promotes the brand and aims to strengthen the relationship between retailer and consumer.  Here, we talk […]

 
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  October 13, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
   
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
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PHD NZ’s new leave policy allows team to travel and reconnect
 

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Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good