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01 December 2020

 
 

Strong sales in November following success of Black Friday

 
 

The latest Retail NZ Sales Index reveals that November spending remains strong on the back of Singles Days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and total spending since March is now ahead of last year. The report shows that spending through last month was around 25.7 percent hight than last year, and total spending since march […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 1, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Superette teams up with Everybody Eats charity this Christmas

 
 

In an effort to raise funds to reduce New Zealand’s food poverty problem, Superette has partnered with local charity Everybody Eats, just in time for the festive season. What better way to spread kindness than with a small donation to those who really need it? Superette’s latest initiative gives shoppers the opportunity to have any […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 1, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 

Are your employees using their work devices safely?

 
 

We talk to James Robinson, HMD Global Country Manager ANZ, about the importance of smartphone security on work devices, and advice on keeping connected safely.  The recent HMD Global ANZ Smartphone and Data Security Report revealed that while 51% of New Zealand mobile phone users are actively concerned about their phone’s security, 35% admit they […]

 
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  OPINION
 
  December 1, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 
 

Retail’s reaction to new 10-day sick leave bill

 
 

The New Zealand Government has introduced a Bill to Parliament to expand sick leave entitlements from five days to 10 days a year. The announcement was made yesterday by Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood. “Covid-19 has shown how important it is to stay at home when people are sick. The Holidays (Increasing Sick […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 1, 2020
 
  David Nothling-Demmer
 
 
 
 
 

Take a selfie with Countdown’s augmented reality Santa

 
 

From today, as part of its Merry Moments fundraising drive for The Salvation Army, Countdown is asking Kiwis to take a selfie with its augmented reality Santa and post the merry moment on social media. For every Santa snap shared, Countdown will donate $5 to The Salvation Army to support thousands of families in need […]

 
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  NEWS
 
  December 1, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
   
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30
 

Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30

 
 
 
 
PHD NZ’s new leave policy allows team to travel and reconnect
 

PHD NZ’s new leave policy allows team to travel and reconnect

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good