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05 June 2020

 
 

Together Today: Supporting the New Zealand fashion industry

 
 

On Thursday 14 May, New Zealand’s fashion industry leaders are bringing together brands and fashion fans all over the country to stop and shop from 5 pm to midnight, celebrating the best of what New Zealand fashion has to offer. For the fashion industry, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic. Together Today is a […]

 
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  May 18, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 

The woman behind the Activewear movement: A conversation with Lorna Jane

 
 

When Lorna Jane started out in the fitness industry as an instructor, women only wore Activewear when working out. Lorna says “it was rare to see someone wearing their sweats outside of their class or the gym because it wasn’t that comfortable and didn’t motivate them for the day ahead – it wasn’t a longevity […]

 
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  May 18, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 
 
 
 

Allbirds releases new natural high performance range

 
 

New Zealand-American footwear company Allbirds has recently released a natural high performance range ‘Tree Dasher’, made from plant based materials. With covid-19 at large, manufacturing businesses have began to consider the health of the planet. Made from sugarcane, eucalyptus and merino wool, the Tree Dasher’s CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent emissions) is 30 percent less than […]

 
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  May 19, 2020
 
  The Register team
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mastercard offers increased support for fraud and chargeback disputes

 
 

Retailers have had to quickly adapt to a new way of consumption as Covid-19 changes operation abilities. To counteract the expected increase of disputes, chargebacks and fraud, Mastercard has made free its Ethoca Alerts service. Mastercard’s fraud and chargeback dispute resolution service, Ethoca Alerts, will be available to all retailers until July 31, 2020 and is […]

 
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  May 21, 2020
 
  The Register team
 
 
 
 
 

Marketing in Lockdown? New e-mag acts as guide for the wider industries

 
 

NZ Marketing’s speciality E-issue, Marketing in Lockdown, is now live. The e-mag acts as a guide for the wider industries include retail, tourism and hospitality. Click the link here to read the issue. MARKETING IN LOCKDOWN Reaching and retaining customers while in a nationwide Lockdown, amidst a global pandemic, meant that marketers had to come up […]

 
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  June 2, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 

Putting 15-years of community-building into action with Kathryn Wilson

 
 

Good talks to prominent New Zealand footwear designer and influential businesswoman Kathryn Wilson about running a company during COVID-19 and beyond.  Being in the shoewear business for 17 years is an achievement in itself, and not only that, Kathryn Wilson has experienced the ins and outs of operating a business during two recessions. An eternal optimist (which […]

 
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  May 21, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 

Kiwis get behind shop local encouragement

 
 

Stanley St has created and launched a campaign and free digital tool kit to give a voice to businesses impacted by Covid-19, while encouraging Kiwis to get behind them. The Support Local, Shop Local campaign features struggling businesses shouting their support to other businesses in the area, a true reflection of ‘he waka eke noa’ […]

 
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  May 20, 2020
 
  The Register team
 
 
 

Meet New Zealand’s first drinkable collagen product

 
 

No Ugly is raising two fingers to fake beauty, launching No Ugly Skin, the first ready to drink collagen product of its kind in New Zealand. Co-founder of No Ugly Jo Taylor says, “it wasn’t easy to make and took us more than a year to develop but finally we are proud to launch a no […]

 
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  May 20, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 

Urban List’s new platform encourages business sustainability

 
 

Committed to providing its audience with eco-friendly content, Urban List has launched new platform ‘Urban Sustainability.’ Although the Covid-19 pandemic has brought global havoc, it has also brought a significant reduction in pollution, with 2020 marking the first decline in global emissions in more than a decade. Seeing such change has inspired Urban List to […]

 
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  May 19, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
 

Google announces free version of Google Shopping

 
 

By Richard Conway Last week, Google made an unexpected announcement that it would be allowing e-commerce businesses the ability to list their products on Google Shopping for free. Initially, this will be launched on April 27th in the US with an expected global roll out before the end of the year. According to Bill Ready, […]

 
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  May 18, 2020
 
  The Register
 
 
   
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