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15 January 2021

 
 

Challenging racism: Sephora makes impactful company changes

 
 

Renowned global beauty brand Sephora has recently revealed its plans to revamp its training employee programmes and increase its support for Black-owned businesses. The company changes come as an attempt to stamp out racism within the retail industry while encouraging other brands to follow suit. A new study commissioned by the beauty retailer found that […]

 
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  January 15, 2021
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

New e-commerce platform launches to boost New Zealand wine exports

 
 

The Wine Collective Direct Team From February, the online marketplace Wine Collective Direct will launch to market and sell premium wine directly to overseas customers. COVID-19 has presented many challenges for the New Zealand wine industry, including the ability to reach high-end international customers through wine tourism. In 2019, New Zealand winegrowers reported that 778,599 […]

 
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  January 13, 2021
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 
 
 
 

NZ’s top selling beauty brand launches into French pharmacy channel

 
 

New Zealand’ top selling beauty brand Antipodes first entered the French market three years ago, launching its products in over 80 boutique luxury retail stores. Now, following a distribution agreement with French distributor Eoyls Beaute, the brand has expanded into the country’s pharmacy channel, of which there are approximately 2000 stores nationwide. With the pandemic […]

 
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  January 15, 2021
 
  The Register
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spending data: Black Friday trumps Boxing Day

 
 

Boxing Day has always reigned king in terms of Kiwi spending, however 2020 proved it may have lost its title. Spending data from TransferWise has shown that Black Friday deals in fact enticed spenders more. Data from transactions made on the TransferWise multi-currency debit card revealed that Boxing Day saw a 63 percent decrease in […]

 
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  January 13, 2021
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
   
FROM THE ICG BUSINESS NETWORK
 
 
Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30
 

Kiwi businesswomen shine in Forbes 30 under 30

 
 
 
 
The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires
 

The Attention Seeker team expands with two new hires

 
 
 
 
Branding for Good
 

Branding for Good