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17 March 2020

 
 

Commercial Bay firms up its line-up of Kiwi retailers

 
 

Auckland shopping centre Commercial Bay has released more detail about its ‘Little Queen St’. This laneway will contain a range of New Zealand retailers.

 
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  March 12, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

Insight One: Values-based retail evolves

 
 

In the first instalment of our trend-forecasting series, we look at how the sustainability trend is developing over time.

 
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  March 11, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 
 
 
 

Assembly Label to open first New Zealand store

 
 

Australian minimalist lifestyle retailer Assembly Label is set to open its first New Zealand store on Saturday 14 March.

 
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  March 12, 2020
 
  Makayla Wallace-Tidd
 
 
 
 
 
 

The rules are changing: Four trends shaping 2020

 
 

Who has time to read international trend reports when you’re busy running a retail store? Sarah Dunn has done the legwork for you and tailored the results into four New Zealand-centric insights. The bottom line? The pace of change isn’t lessening.

 
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  March 10, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 
 
 

Insight Two: URL balanced against IRL

 
 

In the second instalment of our four-part trend forecasting feature, we examine how social media and the internet has bled through into real life.

 
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  March 12, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 

Meet the new dietary supplement on the block

 
 

A new vitamin supplement brand called Health by Habit has launched into Foodstuffs' New World, Pak'n Save and Four Square stores nationwide with the motto: “Good habits begin within”.

 
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  March 9, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 

Government unveils $12.1b package to combat Covid-19 impact

 
 

Businesses will receive the lion's share of a $12.1 billion economic rescue package as New Zealand responds to the Covid-19 crisis.

 
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  March 17, 2020
 
  Radio New Zealand
 
 
 

Paymark appoints Maxine Elliot as new CEO

 
 

Maxine Elliot has been appointed Paymark’s new CEO after working with the company since 2017. Elliot will be leaving the role of chief product and marketing officer as she moves into her new role this month.

 
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  March 17, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 

Covid-19 — How is it affecting retailers?

 
 

With Covid-19, also known as Coronavirus, filtering its way through the world, we are seeing some significant impacts on retail.

 
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  March 17, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 

Insight Four: Social gets serious

 
 

In the final instalment of our four insights for 2020, we look at the growing expectation that retailers will have a fully-realised and fully shoppable presence on all the digital platforms their customers use. That ‘always-on’ lifestyle we referred to in Insight Two refers to retailers, too. Social shopping, the professionalisation of influencers and the […]

 
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  March 16, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 

Insight Three: Instant gratification

 
 

In part three of NZ Retail's four-part deep dive into the big retail trends of 2020, we examine how speed has become central to everything.

 
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  March 13, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
   
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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