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02 October 2020

 
 

Retail NZ report shows boost in retailer confidence and sales

 
 

Good news for the retail sector! Retail NZ’s new Retail Radar report shows an improvement in sales during September with the second wave of Covid-19 restrictions being lifted. Sales were up 20 percent last month and 45 percent of retailers have said their sales improved during the same period last year. On another positive note, […]

 
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  October 2, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Simplified Shopping: Countdown launches hi-tech Scan&Go app

 
 

Supermarket shopping has just gotten easier with the release of Countdown's new Scan&Go service. Using hi-tech scales, the app can determine what customers are buying which saves them from using the standard checkout system.

 
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  September 30, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Business 101: How to thrive during a pandemic

 
 

Many businesses have struggled to bounce back from the disruption of Covid-19, however, for cosmetic and beauty service SILK Laser Clinic, fostering a strong relationship with landlords has saved the day. SILK reigns the fastest-growing laser aesthetics clinic in Australia and delivers more than one million treatments a year through its 55 locations. Although Covid-19 […]

 
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  October 2, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

By Popular Demand: The Natural Confectionery Co goes Vegan

 
 

Catering to the growing demand of vegan-friendly confectionery, The Natural Confectionery Co launches its Vegan fruity flavoured jellies in New Zealand this month. The new vegan-friendly product has been made using a gelatine-free recipe, however still promises the brand’s delicious sweet fruity flavours like crisp apple, wild blackcurrant, luscious peach, tropical pineapple, and ripe raspberry. […]

 
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  October 2, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 

Demand for online shopping grows due to pandemic, Wellington supermarket opens eStore

 
 

This week Countdown opened Wellington’s first purpose-built and permanent eStore, which will help service the significant and growing demand it is seeing for online shopping delivery in the region. The new eStore comes as demand for Countdown’s online shopping grew by 74 per cent between April and June 2020, and made up 11 per cent […]

 
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  October 1, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Rise Up competition champions female entrepreneurship in Aotearoa
 

Rise Up competition champions female entrepreneurship in Aotearoa

 
 
 
 
A-Malfy Coast meets Oriental Parade with oOh!’s special build
 

A-Malfy Coast meets Oriental Parade with oOh!’s special build

 
 
 
 
Megan Clark Cook of Wunderman Thompson
 

Megan Clark Cook of Wunderman Thompson