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11 March 2020

 
 

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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  FEATURES
 
  March 10, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 
 
 

What to do if your supply chain has caught COVID-19

 
 

Factory closures and shipping delays due to COVID-19 are slowing down stock replenishment and interrupting supply chains across categories, but apparel is perhaps hardest-hit. We asked an expert what retailers should do.

 
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  NEWS
 
  March 6, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 
 
 
 

Why the Inspired Home Show 2020 has been cancelled

 
 

The International Home + Housewares Association has announced that its annual show has been cancelled due to the threat of COVID-19. The association's president, Derek Miller, has penned a letter explaining more.

 
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  OPINION
 
  March 9, 2020
 
  Supplied Supplied
 
 
 
 
 

Five reasons to attend XPO’s Autumn Gift Fair

 
 

The Autumn Gift & Homeware Fair is live in Auckland, so head along to ASB Showgrounds and make the most of it. Entry is free for retailers who pre-register.

 
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  NEWS
 
  March 9, 2020
 
  Sarah Dunn
 
 
 

Grab the February / March issue of NZ Retail

 
 

You should by now have your copy of the February / March issue of NZ Retail. With everyone back from annual leave and ready to rock, we’ve launched into the meaty part of 2020 with a focus on trend forecasting.

 
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  NEWS
 
  March 9, 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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  NEWS
 
  March 9, 2020
 
  Hemma Vara
 
 
 

Retailers must be more transparent about their pay gaps

 
 

In a cultural climate where businesses are expected to be increasingly transparent, Unravelled consultancy founder and director Vanessa Thompson urges retailers to identify and address the gender-based pay gaps within their workforce.

 
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  OPINION
 
  March 5, 2020
 
  Vanessa Thompson
 
 
 

How COVID-19 is disrupting Kiwi business’s supply chains

 
 

Electronics, iPhones, clothes, and raw materials are in short supply and could take much longer to get here as the novel coronavirus outbreak slows global trade.

 
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  NEWS
 
  March 5, 2020
 
  Radio New Zealand
 
 
 

Modernising Your Retail Environment | The Importance of Technology in The Retail Experience

 
 

As we move towards an increasingly digital future, technology is playing a vital role in the retail sector.

 
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  NEWS
 
  March 4, 2020
 
  Sponsored content
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
Top 5 Stories
 
 
Icebreaker opens new Touch Lab store 1
 

Icebreaker opens new Touch Lab store

 
Kathmandu opens its first off-grid store 2
 

Kathmandu opens its first off-grid store

 
Fast food delivers another strong result for Restaurant Brands 3
 

Fast food delivers another strong result for Restaurant Brands

 
TheMarket expands into selling beer and wine online 4
 

TheMarket expands into selling beer and wine online

 
Toy firms face legal action over choking risks to children 5
 

Toy firms face legal action over choking risks to children

 
Hyperlocal: Meet the wedding band company mining ethical gold out of Nelson 6
 

Hyperlocal: Meet the wedding band company mining ethical gold out of Nelson

 
 
Editor's Picks
 
 
Frontline Recruitment Group changes hands  
 

Frontline Recruitment Group changes hands

 
Keeping local retail healthy in 2020  
 

Keeping local retail healthy in 2020

 
Kiwi Property New Zealand first to achieve accessibility accreditation for entire portfolio  
 

Kiwi Property New Zealand first to achieve accessibility accreditation for entire portfolio

 
Oyster Property Group appoints new equity raising executive  
 

Oyster Property Group appoints new equity raising executive

 
Ikea to have a presence in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch plus ecommerce  
 

Ikea to have a presence in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch plus ecommerce

 
Ruby’s general manager Emily Miller-Sharma says sustainability should be shared  
 

Ruby’s general manager Emily Miller-Sharma says sustainability should be shared

 
 
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